Lakeview Regional Medical Center, a campus of Tulane Medical Center, is proud to announce the addition of Jennifer Schmidt, MSN, RN as Chief Nursing Officer. Most recently, Ms. Schmidt was the Associate Chief Nursing Officer at Tulane Medical Center and the onsite nursing leader for the Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children. She joined Tulane Health System more than 20 years ago as a staff nurse and advanced progressively to larger roles serving as Clinical Supervisor of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Clinical Manager of Tulane Hospital for Children, Director of Pediatrics and Director of Women’s and Children’s Services.

As Chief Nursing Officer, Schmidt will serve as the on-site senior nursing leader for Lakeview Regional while coordinating key patient care activities throughout the hospital. “Ms. Schmidt has demonstrated a record of success and we are excited to have someone with her clinical experience lead our nursing staff,” states Bret Kolman, Chief Executive Officer for Lakeview Regional. “Ms. Schmidt is committed to patient-centered care and will be a great asset to our organization and our community.”

"Ms. Schmidt has demonstrated a record of success and we are excited to have someone with her clinical experience lead our nursing staff."
Bret Kolman, CEO

Schmidt holds a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a focus in Healthcare Systems Management from Loyola University in New Orleans and graduated from the year-long HCA Executive Development Program.