Brandi Newman is responsible for LiveWELL, the teammate wellness program, nursing workforce strategy, and workforce planning, including the national Health Career Pathways initiative.
Prior to this role, Brandi held various leadership roles at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast for 11 years. Most recently, she was Assistant Vice President for Women’s Services, responsible for operations of 8 nursing departments and strategic planning for Women’s Services in the Northern Region, including University and Lincoln. Previously, Brandi served as Director of Women’s and Children’s Services for the Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital and Nurse Manager of Mother/Baby, Lactation Services, & the Women’s Center.
Brandi holds a bachelor of science in nursing and a master of science in nursing with a focus on health care systems administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is active as adjunct faculty at UNC and is a former board member of the School of Nursing’s Alumni Board of Directors and the Office of Multicultural Affairs Advisory Board. In 2010, she was awarded the School’s Graduate of the Last Decade Award. Brandi has been recognized as a Great 100 Nurse of North Carolina and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.