Dr. Rose A. Labriola Named Chief Nursing Officer at University of Miami Hospital

Rose A. Labriola, Ed.D., has been named Chief Nursing Officer of University of Miami Hospital. She is a Nurse Executive Advanced-Board Certified professional as designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

“Rose has more than 20 years of experience as a nursing executive in large academic and teaching hospitals,” said David Zambrana, D.N.P., M.B.A., Chief Executive Officer of University of Miami Hospital, the flagship hospital of UHealth-University of Miami Health System. “With her leadership skills and passion for nursing, she will help our executive team bring UMH patient care to new heights.”

Labriola was formerly the Chief Nursing Officer for The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. She also held executive nursing positions at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Fredrick Regional Health System in Maryland, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Wisconsin and Rush Medical Center in Chicago.

In 2006, Labriola received the “Project of the Year Award” from Frederick County Workforce Coalition for developing the Clinical Ladder Program for Nurses at Frederick Regional Health System. She is the co-author of “Developing Best Practice in Arterial Sheath Removal for Registered Nurses” in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality, October 2001.

She has given professional presentations on a wide range of topics, including “Patient Centered Care,” “Creating a Nursing Vision: One Common Direction,” “The Complex Day of the Nurse,” “The Journey to Magnet” and “Value Based Leadership.”

Labriola is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing at St. Xavier University in Chicago, and her doctoral degree from Northern Illinois University.

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