Leadership Team - Cincinnati VA Medical Center
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Cincinnati VA Medical Center


Leadership Team

Jane Johnson, Interim, Director, Cincinnati VAMC

Jane Johnson | 513-861-3100

Interim, Director, Cincinnati VAMC

Ms. Jane Johnson, MSN, RN, VHA-CM was appointment Interim Medical Center Director on February 16, 2020. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Johnson has served as Associate Director for Patient Care Services since January 2019 at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. the Senior Nurse Advisor for the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 10) since 2016. Ms. Johnson has nearly 30 years of experience in Nursing and Quality Management Leadership roles. Previous positions include: Deputy Network Director and Deputy Quality Management Officer for VISN 10 and an accreditation specialist for the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Ms. Johnson also held several Quality Management leadership positions in industry before joining the Veterans Health Administration in 2007. Ms. Johnson is an Air Force Veteran. She attained an Associate Degree in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Kentucky University in 1984, and a Master of Science in Nursing in Gerontological Mental Health from the University of Cincinnati in 1986.

Jim Hall, PsyD, MBA, Associate Director

Jim Hall | 513-861-3100

PsyD, MBA, Associate Director

Prior to his appointment, Dr. Hall served as a Health Systems Specialist in the VISN 10 Network Office. Dr. Hall’s primary duties included leading Group Practice Management, Patient Centered Care and Whole Health programs across the eleven facilities within Network 10. Previously, Dr. Hall worked closely with the VISN Chief Medical Officer to lead implementation of T21 initiatives, including the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model, across VISN 10. Dr. Hall has also been the VISN 10 champion for Patient Experience. Prior to joining the VISN 10 Network Office, Dr. Hall was a staff psychologist with the National Center for Organization Development where he led large scale organization development initiatives and provided executive coaching services to VHA executives. Dr. Hall received a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in 2002 and Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in 1994.

Dr. Robin Hemphill, Chief of Staff

Dr. Robin Hemphill | 513-861-3100

Chief of Staff

Robin Hemphill, MD, MPH, was appointed as the Chief of Staff for the Cincinnati VA Medical Center on August 31, 2020. Prior to her appointment, Dr. Hemphill served as the Chief Quality and Safety Officer and Associate Dean for Quality, Safety and Service at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia since 2017. Dr. Hemphill has also served as the Acting, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary, Office of Quality Safety, Value for the Veterans Health Administration where she oversaw a variety of important quality and safety programs and worked to significantly expand the ability to collect and report incidents that may lead to harm. Other VA leadership roles include a VA Central Office appointment as the Chief Patient Safety Officer and the Director of the VA National Center for Patient Safety from 2012-2017. She has held various other leadership positions including the Director, Quality & Safety at the Emory Department of Emergency Medicine in Atlanta, GA from 2008-2011 and the Associate Program Director and Director of Disaster Preparedness at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN from 1998-2008. Dr. Hemphill is an Air Force Veteran. She received a Medical Degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Master of Public Health from Vanderbilt University.

Kristine Wilson, Acting, Associate Director for Patient Care Services

Kristine Wilson | 513-861-3100

Acting, Associate Director for Patient Care Services