Paula Ellis

Paula Ellis

Paula Ellis

Paula Marie Newell Ellis, D.N.P., C.A.R.N., N.E.A.-B.C., brings more than 39 years of experience in a wide range of clinical and administrative positions in inpatient and outpatient care settings to her current position of Administrator and Chief Nursing Officer.

Most recently, she served as Executive Director of the St. Francis Health Center Accountable Health Network, Topeka, Kan.; and was an Adjunct Faculty member at Washburn University School of Nursing.

Ellis received her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of St. Mary, her master of science in nursing and her doctor of nursing practice from the University of Kansas. Her clinical concentration was in mental health and chemical dependency; her master's degree was in nursing administration and her doctorate was in organizational leadership.

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