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Lane Community College
Thursday, May 21, 2020
LCC President Margaret Hamilton reappointed to PeaceHealth community health board

Margaret Hamilton-LCC PresidentEUGENE, Ore.— Dr. Margaret Hamilton, president of Lane Community College since 2017, has been reappointed to a second three-year term on the Sacred Heart Medical Center Community Health Board.

Board members are community leaders who partner with PeaceHealth in making and supporting decisions. They are charged with setting policy regarding quality, stewardship, planning, community service and advocacy.

Members of the board are Dr. Margaret Hamilton; Dr. Gustavo Balderas; Melissa Edwards, MD; Jacob Fox; Akshay Gupta, MD; Mary Kingston; DeLeesa Meashintubby; Hans Notenboom, MD; Jennifer Papé; Arturo Salazar, MD; and Sister Aileen Trainor.

Dr. Hamilton became Lane’s seventh president in July 2017. Previously she was vice president at Camden County College in New Jersey where she held leadership positions for 28 years. She has a Doctorate from Widener University and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Delaware. She taught nursing at Rutgers-Camden, Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing, and Gloucester County College, all in New Jersey, and served on local nursing and community boards. Dr. Hamilton has significant experience in higher education administration, workforce development, and accreditation.

LCC is a leading regional provider of health professions training. Lane offers degrees and certificates in RN Nursing, LPN Practical Nursing, LPN to RN Bridge, Nutrition, Physical Therapist Assistant, EMT Advanced EMT Paramedic, Health Information Management, Medical Assistant, Dental Assisting, and Dental Hygiene. More information on the Health Professions website.

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Lane Community College educates over 25,000 students annually at six locations across Lane County and online. Students and alumni from all 50 states and 79 countries create more than an $850 million dollar impact on the local economy, helping to support more than 13,000 local jobs. Lane provides affordable, quality, professional technical and college transfer programs; business development and employee training; academic, language and life skills development; and lifelong personal development and enrichment courses.