Feb. 22, 2024–Deborah Browning / CEO, USA Health-Children’s & Women’s Hospital

Deborah Browning
Deborah Browning joined USA Health as chief nursing officer for Children’s & Women’s Hospital in March 2021.
In June 2022, she added interim administrator responsibilities and focused her leadership on evaluating and
driving quality health outcomes. In October 2023, Browning was appointed CEO of USA Health Children’s &
Women’s Hospital. She is dedicated to fostering a culture of safety and accountability, employee engagement,
and developing and maintaining effective partnerships with members of USA Health’s interprofessional teams to
achieve excellent patient and family experiences. Browning is an energetic and patient-centered
transformational leader with extensive experience in pediatrics and women’s health having served in leadership
roles at Oklahoma Children’s Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical
Center, and MUSC Children’s Hospital of South Carolina, to name a few. Her innovative and collaborative
leadership style facilitates teamwork and fosters relationship-building to achieve mutual goals. Under her
leadership at USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital, South will soon be opening a new state-of-the-art
Pediatric Emergency Center, our region’s only emergency room centered around the specific needs of pediatric