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Published on April 15, 2022

Karen Resh Named Chief Nursing Officer at Alamance Regional Medical Center

Resh will lead nursing professionals at the Cone Health Facility.


Greensboro – Karen Resh, DNP, MBA, has been named chief nursing officer and vice president, patient care services at Alamance Regional Medical Center. Resh comes to Alamance Regional from Wesley Long Hospital in Greensboro where she was the executive director of nursing and patient care services.   

Karen Resh, DNP

Karen Resh, DNP, chief nursing officer, Alamance Regional Medical Center

Alamance Regional is in the top 10% of hospitals in the nation for patient safety. Nurses are heavily involved in patient safety as well as in treatment and the overall experience during the hospital stay. Resh will set the tone for 509 nurses working at Alamance Regional. 

Resh joined Cone Health in 2009. She has served in various leadership positions including leading the emergency department at Cone Health MedCenter High Point and leading efficiency improvement projects at Wesley Long Hospital.

Resh earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from American Sentinel University (now American Sentinel College of Nursing & Health Sciences at Post University.) She holds Master of Business Administration and Master Health Administration degrees from Pfeiffer University. Resh earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Jewel College in Liberty, Missouri.

Resh was named a North Carolina Great 100 nurse in 1998. She is a graduate of the Executive Nurse Leadership Academy and is certified in executive nurse practice.