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Central Florida Health Announces New Corporate Director of Quality

Personnel | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Contact: Andrea Sellers

Sonya M. Zeller, DNP, MBA, RN, has been appointed director of corporate quality at Central Florida Health.

Zeller is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University where she earned a doctorate in nursing practice, Master of Business Administration and bachelor’s degree in nursing. She also earned a master’s degree in nursing, management and leadership from the University of Southern Indiana.

Prior to relocating to Central Florida, Zeller was vice president, chief operating officer and chief nurse executive, physician practice administrator and cancer service line administrator at the local and system level for Indiana University Health. During that time, she also held a number of other leadership roles.

“We are excited that Dr. Zeller has joined our team to lead our clinical quality efforts,” says Phyllis Baum, vice president and chief quality officer for Central Florida Health. “Excellence in clinical quality and patient experience are two of our organization’s main priorities and are consistent with Dr. Zeller’s long track record of success in leading teams in these efforts during her illustrious career in executive leadership.”

As the system director of quality, Zeller will lead and direct all quality management activities for the hospital including infection control, accreditation compliance and readiness, performance improvement, patient safety, and the cancer program.

“I’m confident that Dr. Zeller will facilitate ongoing improvements to the overall patient experience and assist our organization in achieving its vision of being the area’s safest hospital,” concludes Baum.