Cherokee Regional Medical Center Tuesday, Oct 17, 2023


CRMC Managers

Cherokee, IOWA – Cherokee Regional Medical Center (Cherokee Regional) is proud to announce that six Cherokee Regional managers have completed the 2023 Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) Leadership Development Program.

According to, the program was established in 2000 and is designed to encourage heath care professionals who have recently taken on new responsibilities to enhance their leadership skills or to help refresh the skills of experienced employees.

“This program is a great way for our hospital managers to network with peers internally as well as with colleagues from other facilities on top of receiving training in a variety of topics related to leadership,” says Angela Friedrich, Vice President of Clinical Services/CNO at Cherokee Regional.

Graduates of this year’s program were: Kody Decker, Radiology Manager; Greg Gengler, Ambulance Manager; Kayla Mayer, Public Health Manager; Tonya Oolman, Hospice Manager; Kayla Paulsen, Obstetrics Manager; Jennifer Witzke, Emergency Department Manager.

The graduates were honored with an awards ceremony in Des Moines on Wednesday, October 13, 2023.

About Cherokee Regional Medical Center

A leader in rural healthcare for over 100 years, Cherokee Regional Medical Center (Cherokee Regional) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit health care organization with a mission to provide seamless, quality health care services to its communities. Services include a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital; 24-hour Emergency Medical Services; regional medical clinics in Cherokee, Aurelia, Holstein and Marcus; The Beck, a 32-unit independent senior living complex; Heartland Care Center in Marcus, home health/hospice services; retail pharmacies in Cherokee and Holstein; Cherokee County Public Health; and the Cherokee Fitness Center. Cherokee Regional is your place for exceptional care. For more information, visit