Erlanger East Hospital Leadership
Dr. Phillip E. Jackson, DSL, FACHE
Vice President and CEO, Erlanger North and East Hospitals
Dr. Phillip E. Jackson, FACHE serves as Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for Erlanger East and North Hospitals. He is board certified in healthcare management and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Jackson joined Erlanger in September 2014 after serving two years as Regional Operations Executive for Davita Healthcare Partners in Western Tennessee overseeing 21 outpatient dialysis centers. Prior to Davita, he was Associate Professor and Chair of the Health Care Management Degree Program at Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee. A retired senior military officer, Jackson served 30 years in a variety of duty assignments to include naval warships, the U. S. Marine Corps, overseas, Department of Defense corporate headquarters, and military hospitals.
Dr. Jackson holds a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership from Regent University in Virginia. He also holds a MSM in Finance from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California and a BBA from National University in San Diego, California.
Sherwin L. Stewart
Chief Operating Officer, Erlanger East Hospital
Sherwin L. Stewart currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Erlanger East Hospital. He is a native of Roanoke, Virginia and currently lives in Ringgold, GA. Sherwin brings a diverse portfolio of professional experience to Erlanger hospital that includes executive leadership in hospital administration, senior leadership in post-secondary technical education, allied health, and law enforcement.
Stewart most recently served as the Executive Assistant Administrator of Erlanger Health System, where he provided leadership to many areas such as construction, facilities engineering, real estate, environmental services, food and nutrition, security, transport, and special projects. Sherwin currently serves as the Executive Liaison to the Southside and Dodson Avenue Community Health Centers.
He is pursuing a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership through Regent University and completed his graduate studies at Belhaven University (Jackson, MS), where he earned a Master of Science in Management degree and an undergraduate Business Administration degree. Sherwin is also a Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic of 22 years, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA), and a member of the MedAssests sourcing committee.
Martha Weeks, MSHA, BSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer, Erlanger East Hospital
As Chief Nursing Officer for Erlanger East, Martha Weeks leads the hospital's Patient Care Services organization, overseeing efforts to ensure the highest quality patient care and standards of service excellence. In this role she represents the hospital in preparation, education and management of regulatory activities, and is responsible for the development and implementation of nursing clinical standards and protocols.
Prior to joining Erlanger East, Ms. Weeks served as Associate Chief Nursing Officer at Erlanger Health System and later as Administrator and Chief Nursing Officer at Erlanger North Hospital. Throughout her more than 40 years of in nurse management, she has worked to promote a model nursing structure and culture that results in performance excellence through quality, safety and service. In 2016, Ms. Weeks received the Champions of Health Care Award for Administrative Excellence, as voted by her peers and the Hamilton Country Medical Society.
Ms. Weeks received her Nursing Diploma from Erlanger Health System and Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. Her professional memberships include the Tennessee Organization of Nurse Executives (TONE) and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).