System Administrator, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Services
Tiffany Whitaker oversees the operational, clinical and financial performance of cardiovascular and pulmonary services for Memorial Health. She previously served as director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center and Neurosciences at Springfield Memorial Hospital. In that role, she provided leadership for the MH stroke program, working with system and affiliate leaders to make Memorial a leader in high-quality stroke care in our region.
Whitaker earned a doctorate in nursing practice degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a master of arts degree in human services from the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is also a registered nurse and a certified clinical research professional, and is Lean Six Sigma black-belt certified. Before joining Memorial, she served as senior research program director for the Center for Clinical Research at SIU School of Medicine, as well as the research and quality administrator for the SIU Department of Surgery.