Angelleen Peters-Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN, joined Barnes-Jewish Hospital as vice president, patient care services and chief nursing executive in 2017. She currently serves as the chief operating officer and chief nurse executive.
In this role, she is responsible for oversight of nursing operations, patient experience, respiratory care, rehabilitation, care management, social work, diagnostic services, patient transport, courier services, laboratories, Barnes Lodge, and patient progression and throughput. She maintains a collaborative leadership role with leaders in neurosciences, perioperative services, transplant and Siteman Cancer Center.
Peters-Lewis received the highest recognition in the nursing profession when she was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), and was recognized in 2020 as one of Modern Healthcare’s Minority Leaders to Watch.
Peters-Lewis received her doctorate in nursing from Boston College, where she graduated with distinction and received the Dorothy A. Jones Award for Scholarship, Service and Development. She earned a master’s degree in nursing from Northeastern University and earned her bachelor’s in nursing from Simmons College in Boston.