Melanie Fox, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Fox_melanieChief Nursing Officer, Ascension Seton Medical Center Williamson, Ascension Seton Medical Center Hays, Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital and Ascension Seton Highland Lakes Hospital

Melanie Fox assumed her current duties in 2015. She joined Ascension Seton in January 2007 as the senior director of Nursing at Ascension Seton Medical Center Williamson and helped to prepare and open Ascension Seton’s first new hospital with an electronic medical record in all departments. Fox came from Memorial Hermann in Houston where she was the CNO of a 240-bed facility. Fox spent 29 years at Memorial Hermann in various education and leadership roles including ICU, ED, dialysis and telemetry, and five years as the director of Clinical Applications in Information Systems. In 2010, she became the CNO for the North Group, which includes Ascension Seton Highland Lakes Hospital, SMCW and Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital. Remaining as Regional CNO, Fox served in an interim role as COO/CNO for SMCW from January 2012 to July 2013. In August 2013, she added the responsibilities of CNO liaison for Emergency Specialty.