Clarksville, MD, January 26, 2017 – Ron Steptoe, CEO of Warrior Centric Health, LLC, was honored to announce yesterday that Major General (Ret) Gale S. Pollock, CRNA, FACHE, FAAN, has joined its Board.
A continual learner, General Pollock became a certified nurse anesthetist soon after her graduation from the University of Maryland. She has a Master’s degree in Business, a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration and a Master’s degree in National Security and Strategy. She received an honorary doctorate from the University of Maryland.
While in the Army, she served as the Commander of the US Army Medical Command. During a time of great turmoil, General Pollock was asked to serve as the Acting Surgeon General of the Army. General Pollock was the first woman and non-physician to have this role in any of the military services. General Pollock was also the 22nd Chief of the Army Nurse Corps.
In 2008, she established the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration and was an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Medicine and Nursing. In 2011, General Pollock became a Harvard University Fellow in their “Advanced Leadership Initiative” program.
General Pollock serves on multiple advisory boards and is the owner of Pollock Associates, LLC. She is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Academy of Nursing and the National Board of Corporate Directors.
“We are honored to have General Pollock join our Board,” said Steptoe. “She has achieved extraordinary success in her career and her unique mix of experience will be a tremendous asset as we build and expand our business.”
Warrior Centric Health, LLC was launched in 2016 to bring Veteran health care advocacy and outcomes, curriculum development, and cultural and clinical training to the federal and commercial marketplaces. Over the years, WCH has leveraged their collective and extensive public/private-sector business experiences by providing education and medtech solutions to the government and private sectors.
Warrior Centric Health, LLC—named by Forbes as one of the Top 25 Veteran-Founded Start-ups in America—is the first accredited eLearning program to address the socio-cultural determinants of health in veterans and their families. Its design equips hospitals, medical personnel and staff with the skills necessary to improve long-term health outcomes when treating veterans, their families and vulnerable populations by providing quality education, data science, credentialing, community outreach and market relationship support.