Linda K. Goodwin was named chief nursing officer for Via Christi Hospitals Wichita in April 2011.
A Kansas native, Goodwin comes to Via Christi from Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs, CO, where she served for three years as CNO. Prior to that, Goodwin served as CNO and vice president for Patient Care Services for Salina Regional Health Center and as CNO for Hutchinson Hospital Corporation.
Goodwin earned her associate's degree in Nursing from Cloud County College in Concordia in 1982 and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marymount College in Salina in 1988. She subsequently earned a master's degree in Nursing from Fort Hays State University in Hays and a Master of Business Administration from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina.