DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Two members of the AMN Healthcare Board of Directors – Daphne E. Jones and Sylvia Trent-Adams — have been named to Savoy Magazine’s prestigious 2021 list of Most Influential Black Corporate Directors.
“AMN Healthcare is extremely proud and grateful to have leaders of the caliber of Daphne and Sylvia on our board, providing our team with valued strategic guidance and forwarding our organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion,” said Susan Salka, President and CEO of AMN Healthcare.
Rear Admiral Trent-Adams served as Deputy Surgeon General and Acting Surgeon General of the United States, as well as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She was a nurse officer in the U.S. Army and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the International Red Cross Florence Nightingale Medal, the highest international honor given to a nurse. After leaving public service, Rear Admiral Trent-Adams accepted the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
Daphne E. Jones, an authority of digital technology and data management, served as Senior Vice President Digital/Future of Work for GE Healthcare, as well as Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer for GE Healthcare Diagnostic and Imaging Services. Prior to joining GE Healthcare, Jones served as Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer for Hospira, Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical and infusion technologies, and as Chief Information Officer at Johnson & Johnson. She has considerable board experience, also serving on the boards of Masonite International Corp., Barnes Group Inc., and Destiny Transformations Group, LLC.
Savoy is the largest Black professional media platform in the United States, working with Fortune 1000 companies to champion diversity in corporate America. The Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list recognizes Black executives, influencers, and achievers active on the boards of leading corporations.
AMN Healthcare is committed to expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. The staff at AMN Healthcare comes from diverse demographic backgrounds; two-thirds of the company’s employees are female and 34% are racial and ethnic minorities.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in total talent solutions for healthcare organizations across the nation. The Company provides access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. With insights and expertise, AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes. AMN total talent solutions include managed services programs, clinical and interim healthcare leaders, temporary staffing, executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling, language interpretation services, revenue cycle solutions, credentialing and other services. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities, schools, and many other healthcare settings. AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. Our commitment to the inclusion of many different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enables our innovation and leadership in the healthcare services industry. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit www.amnhealthcare.com.
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