Leadership

Administration


Emmett C. Schuster
President and Chief Executive Officer



Emmett joined Gibson General Hospital in 2007 as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Before coming to Gibson General, he served as interim CEO at Weiser Memorial Hospital in Weiser, Idaho. With more than 20 years experience in healthcare executive management, Emmett has led hospitals and nursing homes in Indiana, Idaho, Kansas, Wisconsin and Oklahoma.

In addition to his healthcare leadership experience, Emmett served 32 years in the U.S. Army, in active and reserve duty, retiring in 2009 as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves.

He holds a bachelor's degree in entomology from Texas Tech University and a master's in health services administration from the University of Kansas. Emmett is a CEO Circle Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.




James R. Childers, FHFMA
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Jim joined Gibson General Hospital as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in May 2016. With more than 32 years of experience in senior leadership in healthcare finance, he has been a senior manager in hospitals in Tennessee, Washington, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Arizona.

Jim holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of New Mexico, and is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, where he also holds distinction as a Certified Healthcare Professional.




Lois A. Morgan, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer

A Gibson County native, Lois joined Gibson General Hospital in February 2018 as Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer. As CNO, Morgan leads the hospital's clinical operations, nursing education, patient care programs and quality improvement initiatives.

An accomplished nurse executive, Lois brings more than 25 years of nursing and health care leadership experience, most recently serving as Vice President & CNO at Methodist Hospital and Health Services in Henderson, Ky. Prior to that, she served in senior nursing leadership positions at Select Specialty Hospital and St. Mary's Health System, both in Evansville. Lois started her career at the former Welborn Baptist Hospital, Evansville, working in various nursing and nurse management positions.

Lois earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from the University of Evansville. She also received a doctorate in nursing practice from the University of South Alabama, Mobile. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Nurse Executive, Advanced.






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