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IU Health names chief HR officer

November 07, 2022

Adrienne D. Sims, Psy.D.

INDIANAPOLIS – Adrienne D. Sims, Psy.D., has joined Indiana University Health as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. She was vice president of human resources & talent management for the past four years for OneAmerica Financial Partners, located in Indianapolis.

Previously Sims was vice president of talent management at Dick’s Sporting Goods and served in executive roles in human resources, talent management and organizational effectiveness at Elevance Health, Roche Diagnostics, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Bristol Myers-Squibb. She holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Texas Woman’s University and a master of science and doctorate degrees in organizational psychology from Rutgers University. Sims has authored several research articles on diversity in the workplace and is certified in executive coaching by Columbia University.

She also serves on the boards of Indianapolis Urban League, Indianapolis Arts Council, Newfields -- Indianapolis Museum of Art and Business Equity for Indiana.

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