Sherry Cook, chief nursing executive at Merit Health River Oaks, was recently named the 2016 Nurse Leader of the Year by the Mississippi Hospital Association’s Organization of Nurse Executives, an affiliate of the American Organization of Nurse Executives. She was presented the award during the association’s annual meeting in September.
Sherry is active in several other professional healthcare organizations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is also a charter member and past president of the Flowood Rotary Club.
The Mississippi Business Journal selected Sherry as one of the 50 Leading Business Women in Mississippi in 2006. She is also a graduate of the Leadership Rankin class of 2005.
Sherry and her husband, Bobby, reside in the Brandon area.