Annmarie Chavarria, DNP, MSN

Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Annmarie Chavarria, DNP, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive

Annmarie Chavarria, DNP, is Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive for Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). She is responsible for nursing quality, professional development, operations and staffing functions.

Ms. Chavarria completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice at La Salle University, holds a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Leadership and Health Systems Management from Drexel University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Holy Family College.

Prior to LVHN, Ms. Chavarria served at Tampa General Hospital as Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer. Before that, she held the same position at Jefferson Health–Abington, located in Abington, Pa. She served in this role from 2015-2018 and had served in other leadership roles at the hospital since 2005.

Her 25-year career includes a broad range of nursing experiences, including bedside nursing on a medical-surgical unit, and home health nursing and progressive leadership roles for medical-surgical, geriatric and specialty units.

She is board-certified as a Nurse Executive Advanced by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has presented numerous times at national conferences and holds national and local memberships in professional nursing organizations.