Hoying Voted president-elect of American Organization of Nurse Executives

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cheryl Hoying, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, senior vice president of patient services at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, has been voted president-elect of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE).

Hoying will serve as president-elect for a one-year-term beginning January 1, 2010. She will become president and serve a one-year-term beginning January 1, 2011.

“I am honored to serve as AONE president-elect,” says Hoying. “I anticipate a great year working with the AONE board, staff and members in order to advance the voice of nursing leadership in health care.”

Hoying joined Cincinnati Children’s in 2005 after serving as administrator for patient care services at The Ohio State University Hospital. Under her leadership, both Cincinnati Children’s and The Ohio State University Hospital achieved Magnet® status.

Hoying has been a registered nurse for over 30 years and an AONE member for 20 years. She served on the Region 5 AONE Board of Directors from 2003-2004 and currently serves on the AONE Strategic Planning Committee and Institute Operations Committee. Hoying was honored by AONE with the 2008 Prism Award for her leadership, support and innovation regarding gender diversity in the nursing workforce. Hoying also has served as board member, president, secretary and treasurer of the Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives. She is associate dean at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Nursing and an adjunct instructor at the Wright State University College of Nursing.

Hoying is certified nationally in advanced nursing administration and has been inducted into the international honor society for nursing -- Sigma Theta Tau. She has presented and consulted on nursing practice and health care issues, including quality improvement, for organizations in the United States, China, Saudi Arabia and England.

AONE is the national organization of nurses who design, facilitate, and manage care and is the voice of nursing leadership in health care. Since 1967, the organization has provided leadership, professional development, advocacy and research to advance nursing practice and patient care, promote nursing leadership excellence and shape public policy for health care. AONE is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association.

Contact Information

Jim Feuer, 513-636-4656, jim.feuer@cchmc.org