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Diane Keith Patterson, MN, MPH

Ms. Patterson is a Vice President for Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. She is responsible for community and operational areas including community health needs assessment and healthcare access.

Ms. Patterson began her career as a nurse at University of Washington Medical Center in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. While there, she obtained her Masters in Nursing and Public Health at the University of Washington. Prior to joining the Administrative team of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Ms. Patterson was the Director of Children’s Village, providing multidisciplinary services to children with special health care needs.

Ms. Patterson has achieved Fellow status of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is active in the Yakima community serving on the board of New Vision, Yakima County Economic Development Association and is a member of Rotary.

Ms. Patterson joined the Arcora Foundation Board in 2014.