IU Health Paoli Leadership

Our constant pursuit of excellence through leading-edge medicine and scientific innovation at IU Health is guided by our executive leadership. Learn more about those who lead IU Health Paoli Hospital.

Michele Ridge, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Nursing Officer

Michele Ridge is chief operating officer and chief nursing officer of Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital. She began her career with IU Health in 1989 at Methodist Hospital and has worked at IU Health Bloomington Hospital since 1996, where she has held roles as charge nurse, clinical director and director of nursing operations. Ridge holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Organizational and Systems Leadership degree from University of Southern Indiana, a Master of Science, Nursing Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Bachelor of Science, Nursing from Purdue University.

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Board of Directors

The South Central Region at IU Health includes IU Health Paoli Hospital, IU Health Bedford Hospital, IU Health Bloomington Hospital and IU Health Morgan. View the board of directors for the IU Health South Central Region on the IU Health Bloomington Hospital leadership page.

View South Central Region Board of Directors