JONESBORO - Melanie Edens has accepted the role of Chief Operating Officer for NEA Baptist Health System. Formerly Associate Administrator, Edens has served various positions at NEA Baptist throughout her over 20-year tenure. She holds a Bachelor's of Science in Radiologic Sciences, and an M.B.A. from Arkansas State University. She has been recognized as an Outstanding Alumnus of ASU's College of Nursing and Health Related professions as well as the ACHE's Early Career Award for Healthcare Executives.
In her new role, Edens will oversee all operations at NEA Baptist Clinic in addition to a wide range of hospital departments. This new role will continue to empower NEA Baptist to offer the most integrated health system in the region.