Leadership

2013/2014 GAHQ Board Members

Healthcare professionals are defined by a standard of conduct that is deeply rooted in commitment and accountability.  GAHQ’s leadership strives to reflect this dedication and strong code of ethics by meeting and exceeding members’ expectations, providing them with the best possible healthcare quality education and networking opportunities.

ellen head shot sm President
Ellen Hargett, RN CPHQ 
DeKalb Medical
Director of Quality and Process Improvement 
verysafehealthcare@comcast.net
505.501.1729
 
 Paula Staggs sm Immediate Past President
Paula Staggs, RN, CPHQ
Piedmont Hospital
Manager, Clinical Outcomes
paula.staggs@piedmont.org
404-605-2326
 
PRIMA sm Secretary
Edna G. Primas, DHA,MSN, MBA, RN, CPHQ
Medical Center of Central Georgia
Medical Information Specialist
dregprimas@outlook.com
478-633-2585
 
 Nancy Curdy sm Treasurer
Nancy D. Curdy, MSN, RN, ANP-C, CCNS, CPHQ
DeKalb Medical
Director of Patient Safety and Infection Prevention
nancy.curdy@dekalbmedical.org
404-501-8246
 
Education Chair
Sarah Kalaf, BSN, RN, CPHQ
DeKalb Medical
Performance Improvement Coordinator, DeKalb Medical
sarahkalaf06@gmail.com
404-501-5372

sherry sweek sm Membership Chair
Sherry L. Sweek, RHIA, CPHQ, CPMSM
Southeast Georgia Health System
Director, Quality Improvement
ssweek@sghs.org
912-466-3265
Nancy Curdy sm NAHQ Board Liason
Nancy D. Curdy, MSN, RN, ANP-C, CCNS, CPHQ
DeKalb Medical
Director of Patient Safety and Infection Prevention
nancy.curdy@dekalbmedical.org
404-501-8246