chief executive officer
Jeanna Bamburg, FACHE, was appointed chief executive officer (CEO) at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in July 2022.
Bamburg was the CEO at HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast for 10 years. Prior to serving as CEO, she served as chief operating officer at HCA Houston Southeast when it was Bayshore Medical Center. Additionally, she has held positions of increasing responsibility in her 25 years with HCA Healthcare.
A native Houstonian, Bamburg has a strong history of community service and is committed to cultivating impactful relationships with key community leaders through her involvement with various local chambers and nonprofit organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors of Houston’s Alley Theatre and she recently served as the 2022 March of Dimes March for Babies Houston Chairperson. She has also been named one of Houston’s Most Admired CEOs, Houston’s Women Who Mean Business and Houston’s Breakthrough Women.
Bamburg earned a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s in business administration with a concentration in marketing from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. She is board certified in healthcare management as a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives, with which she currently serves as the regent for the Southeast Texas chapter.
chief medical officer
Dr. Cindy Celnik, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, was appointed chief medical officer of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in November 2019. Prior to this role, she practiced at Kaiser Permanente in Colorado for 14 years. Dr. Celnik held various leadership positions, including area specialty chief with oversight of OB/GYN services across the south Denver metro area, where she served more than 150,000 community members. She is a highly regarded clinician and was designated as a higher-level tiered surgeon, performing complex surgeries and providing education and oversight for her peers. Since 2012, Dr. Celnik practiced exclusively at Sky Ridge Medical Center, an HCA Healthcare hospital, where she was a champion and active participant of OB/GYN services.
Dr. Celnik earned her Bachelor of Arts with honors in Psychology from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania. She attended college on a full athletic scholarship, and attributes her dedication to standing up to challenges and never letting failure stop her, to her experiences playing competitive volleyball. She earned her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, where she ranked as “outstanding” in her clinical rotations. She completed her MBA in December 2019 from the University of Texas at Tyler Soules College of Business.
chief operating officer
Hannah Gelbs-Gadd, FACHE, was appointed chief operating officer (COO) at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in August 2022.
Gelbs-Gadd most recently served as vice president of operations at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, where she led successful initiatives resulting in improved hospital throughput efficiencies, patient experience gains, top-ranked employee engagement, and oncology service line growth. In her new role, Gelbs-Gadd will provide executive-level leadership for hospital operations including leading multiple clinical service lines, ancillary departments and growth agendas. She will also be deeply involved in hospital strategic planning, capital planning, employee engagement, and physician relations.
Gelbs-Gadd began her healthcare career with HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division in 2012. After finding success in hospital operations appointments at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas and HCA Houston Healthcare West, she graduated from HCA Healthcare’s Executive Development Program in 2017.
Gelbs-Gadd is a dedicated community leader. She is an active member of the Junior League of Houston, a frequent volunteer for the Houston Food Bank and March of Dimes, and serves as the current chair of the Gulf Coast Division’s Young Professionals Colleague Network. In her spare time, she is an active member of the American Quarter Horse Association and competitively shows Quarter horses in all-around events.
Gelbs-Gadd received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from Texas A&M University Mays Business School in 2010. She went on to receive her Master of Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in 2012. Gelbs-Gadd became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) in 2018.
Michelle C. Stemley,
chief nursing officer
Michelle C. Stemley, DNP, RN NEA-BC, was appointed chief nursing officer at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in August 2023.
Stemly brings more than 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.
She received her doctor of nursing practice in executive leadership from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2022. At graduation, she was awarded the Doctor of Nursing Practice Excellence Award and was invited to be the keynote speaker at Texas Tech's nursing school commencement.
Stemly has achieved the Advanced Nurse Executive Board Certification from American Nurses Credentialing Center and currently holds an assistant professor role at the Burnett School of Medicine at Texas Christian University.
Board of Trustees
- Dr. Ja'Neice Houston, chairman of the board
- Dr. Jessica Ohlemacher, chief of staff
- Jeanna Bamburg, CEO of The Woman's Hospital of Texas
- Dr. David Horst
- Dr. Joseph Salinas
- Dr. Purnima Rao
- Dr. Ivonne Smith
- Dr. Dolar Patolia
- Joni Fichter
- Genora Boykins
- Freda Lee