VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network
Dr. Angela Williams New Asheville Acting Director
Ms. Stephanie Young, acting network director for VISN 6, welcomes Dr. Angela Williams, associate director for VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, to the acting executive director position for the Western North Carolina VA Health Care System starting May 2, 2021.
"Her long-standing and varied career within VA demonstrates her exceptional talent for leading change and building solid professional coalitions in all areas of health care operations," said Ms. Young." We are excited to have her and know she will be an asset to our team."
Ms. Young, appointed executive director for the Western North Carolina VA Health Care System, is currently the acting network director for VISN 6.
Dr. Angela Williams’ Executive Biography:
Dr. Angela Williams, PharmD, MS, VHA-CM, was named the Salt Lake City Health Care System's associate director in May 2019. She has been on detail as the acting associate director for the Wyoming VA Medical Center since March 13, 2021. Recently, her focus has been developing strategies and action plans to bring identified services back into the facility and build action plans to ensure all encounters are closed in seven days or less. Dr. Williams is well-versed in all areas of health care operations, both clinical and administrative, and has served in various VA leadership roles: Pharmacy Director, Acting Associate Director of Operations and Finance, Acting Assistant Director, Interim Chief of Environmental Management Service, and Interim Chief of Human Resources.
She earned a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida and a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Management and Operations from Nebraska Methodist University. Dr. Williams also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy from Occidental College and Creighton University.
She is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and American College of Healthcare Executives.
Dr. Williams is an avid reader who enjoys cooking and hiking after work and on weekends. She strives to live by the motto that one should try and leave a place or situation a little better than you found it. She is married to LaRoy Williams, MD of Urology, and they have two adults sons, Darius and Nathanael.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Williams to our team!