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New Director of Quality Sonya M. Zeller at Central Florida Health

Sonya-ZellerCentral Florida Health recently announced the appointment of Sonya M. Zeller, DNP, MBA, RN, as director of corporate quality at the company.

“We are excited that Dr. Zeller has joined our team to lead our clinical quality efforts,” says Phyllis Baum, vice president and chief quality officer for Central Florida Health. “Excellence in clinical quality and patient experience are two of our organization’s main priorities and are consistent with Dr. Zeller’s long track record of success in leading teams in these efforts during her illustrious career in executive leadership.”

As system director of quality, Sonya will oversee and direct all quality management activities at Leesburg Relgional Medical Center. This includes infection control, accreditation compliance and readiness, performance improvement, patient safety, and the cancer program.

“I’m confident that Dr. Zeller will facilitate ongoing improvements to the overall patient experience and assist our organization in achieving its vision of being the area’s safest hospital,” concludes Baum.

Sonya earned a doctorate in nursing practice from Indian Wesleyan University along with a master of business administration and a bachelor’s degree in nursing. In addition, she earned a master’s degree in nursing mangement, and leadership from the University of South Indiana. Before moving to Central Florida she held various leadership roles with Indiana University Health.

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Leigh Neely began her writing career with a weekly newspaper in the Florida panhandle, where she not only did the writing but delivered the papers to the post office and dispensers. She has been writing ever since for a variety of newspapers and magazines from New Jersey to Leesburg. With her writing partner, Jan Powell, Leigh has published two novels as Neely Powell.

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