Pardee congratulates Christy Parkhill on the recent completion of her Master's of Science in Nursing degree with a concentration in Leadership, with honors, from Eastern Carolina University.
Parkhill is active in numerous national and regional nursing societies, ranging from the American Nurses Association, North Carolina Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society and the Golden Key Honor Society. Parkhill is board-certified in Medical/Surgical Nursing as well as Gerontology.
Parkhill is excited to apply the things she has learned, through her educational journey. She encourages others to take the time to go back for another degree, stating that if she can start a degree after age 40, anyone can.
Parkhill has served at Pardee since 1993 in various roles throughout the hospital. Assignments have ranged from Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Radiology, Acute Medical Unit, Endoscopy, Discharge Planning and Nursing Coordinator.