Hospital CEO Joins Ivy Tech Regional Board
Press release by Ivy Tech Community College
Carol Dozier. Photo provided.
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The CEO of King’s Daughters’ Health in Madison has been appointed to the Southeast Regional Board of Trustees for Ivy Tech Community College. Carol Dozier of Madison joins the seven-member board that guides the College, which includes approving the college’s regional budget and serving as student and community advocates for Ivy Tech’s Madison and Lawrenceburg campuses as well as the Batesville site.
Dozier has over 30 years of healthcare experience and began her career as a registered nurse. She was named President and CEO of King’s Daughters’ Health in 2013 moving from Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie, Wyoming. During her tenure at King’s Daughters, she has championed improved financial performance, constructed a new state-of-the-art cancer center, brought new key physicians to the community, and achieved the designation of Top 100 Rural Hospitals in America.
“Carol brings sound experience in both business and healthcare along with extensive community involvement to our regional board,” said Rebecca Rahschulte, Acting Chancellor of Ivy Tech Madison. “We welcome her insight and expertise as we continue to strengthen our service to our communities and further align our academic programs with workforce needs in southeastern Indiana.”
In her past roles as CEO, Dozier was responsible for the constructions of a new hospital and other major renovation projects, led financial turnarounds, and improved both the quality and experience of patient care. She has also taught classes at the Laramie County Community College in Wyoming.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Hospital Association, is the Southern District Indiana Hospital Association CEO Regional President, serves on the Community Leaders Council for Hanover College and is the Chair of the Indiana Rural Accountable Care Organization.
“Ivy Tech serves a crucial role in our communities as we work to ensure our residents have a pathway to the education, training and skills they need to fulfill rewarding careers,” Dozier said. “I look forward to serving on the Ivy Tech Southeast Regional Board of Trustees and helping the College continue its outstanding mission.”
Dozier obtained her undergraduate degree from Purdue University and her MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is married and has 5 children and 5 grandchildren.