JACKSON - West Tennessee Healthcare is pleased to announce Deena Kail as the 2018 President's Award recipient. The President's Award, which is awarded annually, recognizes a Department Director that goes above and beyond their day-to-day responsibilities by exhibiting a selfless manner within their career, community and civic involvement. Kail was presented with the honor during the April Department Directors' Meeting.
Kail has been an employee of West Tennessee Healthcare for 36 years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, a Master's Degree in Business Administration, and is currently serving as the Executive Director of the West Tennessee Women's Center and Ayers Children's Medical Center.
Kail said winning the President's Award is a humbling experience and loves taking care of patients.
Kail is active with numerous professional, community and civic organizations, including the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care. She has been instrumental in improving and expanding neonatal care for rural West Tennessee, advocating for grieving parents, and implementing specialized emergency care for expecting mothers.