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.

IU Health Paoli Hospital Executives

Larry Bailey


Larry Bailey has been a team member of Indiana University Health since 1992. He currently serves as president of Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital, where he is responsible for the oversight of many of the hospital’s daily operations, including pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, allied health, community health, radiation oncology, rehabilitation services and the hospital’s two clinics. Previously, Bailey served as chief financial officer from 1995 to 2000 and internal auditor/financial analyst from 1992 to 1995. Prior to joining Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, Bailey worked as a manager at Kimmerling, Myers & Co., Inc., a CPA firm specializing in health care accounting and consulting.

Bailey holds a bachelor of science degree in business from Indiana University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Bailey also serves on many community organizations, including the Board of the Monroe County Chapter of the American Red Cross, and is currently president of the Board of the Brown County Medical Cooperative.

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Pam Bond

Director of Pharmacy Laboratory and IT

Pam Bond is the director of pharmacy, laboratory and IT at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital. She is also the operations director of ancillary services and represents IU Health Paoli Hospital in information technology initiatives. Bond is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Tri Kappa. She received her bachelor of science in pharmacy from Purdue University.

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Bev Hopper

Administrative Assistant

Bev Hopper is the administrative assistant at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital. Before working at IU Health Paoli Hospital, Hopper was an LPN at Home Health Care from 1994-2001. She attended nursing school at Ivy Tech from 1992-1993.

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Michele Ridge, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Chief Nursing Officer

Michele Ridge is 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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IU Health South Central Region Board of Directors

Dan Peterson, Board Chairman
Brian Shockney, South Central Region President
Lynn Coyne
Jim Laughlin, MD
Joyce Poling
John Strobel, MD
David Beachy, DO
Janet Perry
Rick Hendrickson
Dan Moore
Jack Kenworthy
Hojjat Shamloo, MD