Alumna Madigan Appointed UNC Hospitals’ Chief Nursing Officer

Our sincere congratulations to SON alum and adjunct professor Dr. Cathy Madigan, ’14 DNP, as she completes her first month on the job as chief nursing officer and senior vice president at UNC Hospitals today.

Dr. Madigan took over the role of CNO on February 1, after serving thirteen years at UNC Hospitals, first as director of cardiac services, and later as vice president of nursing and associate chief nursing officer.

Cathy takes over from Mary Tonges, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, a long time friend and supporter of the UNC School of Nursing, who retired February 1.