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Deborah Small

Deborah C. Small, DNP, RN, NE-BC, is the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Cleveland Clinic’s newest hospital, Cleveland Clinic London. Charged with leading all nursing services for Cleveland Clinic London, Ms Small establishes nursing practice standards and offers strategic guidance and support for the opening of the new 185-bed private healthcare facility near Buckingham Palace.

Ms Small is a nurse leader who has extensive clinical experience and numerous career accomplishments in strategic business development, service line leadership and quality improvement. Ms Small has spent more than 30 years in the nursing profession. She has held varying leadership roles in both administrative, academic and clinical nursing management – successfully developing, organizing and leading diverse healthcare teams to achieve operational, fiscal and organizational success.

Ms Small is a board-certified nurse executive (NE-BC) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is an active member of the American Organization of Nurse Leaders, Sigma Theta Tau and a founding board member of the North Carolina Great 100 Nurses program. She holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Case Western Reserve University and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration degree from Duquesne University.

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