The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle C. Stemley, DNP, RN NEA-BC as the chief nursing officer (CNO), effective August 7, 2023.

Stemly brings over 25 years of nursing experience and most recently served as the Vice President of Patient Care at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center-Fort Worth providing executive oversight of nurses and colleagues, while leading the hospital’s Women’s & Children’s and Perioperative service lines.

“I am confident Michelle’s expertise and leadership will provide an invaluable contribution to The Woman’s Hospital of Texas and our patients,” said Jeanna Bamburg, CEO of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas. “Michelle has been instrumental in achieving maternal, neonatal, and magnet designations at her past facilities and I am eager to see her leadership positively impact our hospital. I look forward to working alongside Michelle to achieve our collective goals to continue to provide exceptional service to the communities we serve.”

Stemly received her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2022. She was awarded the DNP Excellence Award at graduation and was invited to be the keynote speaker at the Texas Tech nursing school commencement that year.  Stemly has achieved the Advanced Nurse Executive Board Certification from American Nurses Credentialing Center and currently holds an Assistant Professor role at TCU Burnett School of Medicine. Stemly’s honors include DFW Great 100 Nurses recognition in 2009, and a recipient of Fort Worth Business Press’s 40 Under 40 in 2014.