Peg Reiter, RN, PhD, NEA-BC
Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer
As chief nursing officer, Peg Reiter is responsible for patient care services, including adult and pediatric nursing (both inpatient and outpatient), Maternal Child Health Services, Adult and Pediatric Clinics, ICU/CCU, Emergency Departments (adult and pediatric), Perioperative Services, Observation Units, Respiratory Therapy, Mental Health, Dialysis, Clinical Education departments at Capital Health.
Peg has more than 20 years of progressive nursing leadership experience with a successful track record of quality and safety improvements, financial stewardship and staff engagement. Prior to joining Capital Health, Peg served as vice president and chief nursing officer at St. Luke’s Health System – The Woodlands Hospital in the Houston, TX area. Her previous positions in St. Luke’s System included education specialist and director of Patient Safety, Quality, and Accreditation. Under her leadership, The Woodlands was recognized for best practice in nursing engagement by The Advisory Board and achieved ANCC Pathway to Excellence re-designation.
Peg holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degree from Texas Woman’s University in Houston, a Masters of Science in Nursing degree from Rush University in Chicago, IL and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.
She has been an active member in the Texas Nurses Association, Houston Organization of Nurse Executives and Sigma Theta Tau International. Peg has presented at nursing-related conferences across the country and abroad, including the Human Capital Conference, the Heathcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference, and the Magnet Conference. Additionally, she serves as a commissioner for the American Nurses Credentialing Center Pathway to Excellence Commission and is a fellow of the Johnson & Johnson Wharton Nurse Executive Program.