ALBUQUERQUE – April 18, 2022 – Lovelace Health System has named Christie White, MBA, HCM-CMPE as the chief operations officer (COO) of Lovelace Medical Group effective April 18, 2022.
Christie has more than 26 years of experience in healthcare, including both inpatient hospital and ambulatory operation management. She most recently served as assistant vice president of hospital operations for Lovelace Medical Group/Lovelace Medical Center/Lovelace Cancer Center. In this role, she managed all aspects of the hospital medicine services and ambulatory services, including the hospitalist program, medical oncology, radiation oncology, gamma-knife, infectious disease, and the neuro-hospitalist program.
Under Christie’s leadership, Lovelace opened the Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Clinic on a very short timeline. To date, the clinic has completed more than 900 treatments. In addition to leading the radiation oncology program to achieve ACR accreditation in 2017 and re-accreditation in 2020, Christie is preparing the Cancer Program for its 2023 Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation.
She received a bachelor of science degree in business administration and an MBA in healthcare management from University of Phoenix. Christie is a member of the board of directors for the New Mexico Cancer Research Alliance, a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Society for Radiation Oncology Administrators and the American Society of Radiation Oncology Administrators.
Whitney Marquez, Lovelace Health System
Lovelace Medical Group/New Mexico Heart Institute
Lovelace Medical Group (LMG) is a multispecialty group of more than 263 providers, including physicians and advanced practice providers serving a broad range of specialties and primary care. LMG provides patients with exceptional health care through its 51 health care clinics and the support of Lovelace Health System hospitals and technology. New Mexico Heart Institute/Lovelace Medical Group brings more than 31 years of diagnostic, interventional and preventive cardiovascular expertise to our community and state. To learn more about the experience and skilled providers of Lovelace Medical Group, visit lovelacemedicalgroup.com.