Our Team




Theresa Zimmerman, RN, JD, ARM, CPHRM, DFASHRM

VP of Risk Management


Prior to joining HU, Terie served as Vice President, Chief Quality Risk Counsel and VP of Ancillary Services for Community Mercy Health Partners. She has over twenty years experience in healthcare, risk management, and law. She has written, spoken and been faculty in both state and national forums on legal, compliance, patient safety, leadership and risk management topics.

Terie currently serves as President for the American Society of Health Care Risk Management. She is past president of the Ohio Society of Healthcare Risk Managers and was awarded the 2003 Ohio Risk Manager of the year award. She has been awarded the certificate of recognition and designation of Distinguished Fellow by ASHRM in 2008 and was co-awarded the ASHRM Journal Author Excellence Award in 2007. Terie holds the ARM and CPHRM designations in risk management. She is a graduate from the Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship Health Forum, Intermountain Advanced Training Program in Health Care Delivery Improvement and the IHI Patient Safety Officer Executive Development Program and has served on Boards of the Society for Ohio Healthcare Attorneys and the Ohio Patient Safety Institute and others.




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