Shepherd Center Names New Chief Nursing Officer
Tiffany LeCroy, MSN, RN, CRRN, FNP-C, ACNS-BC, FARN, brings 28 years of experience in nursing at Shepherd Center to the role.
Shepherd Center has a new top nurse. Tiffany LeCroy, MSN, RN, CRRN, FNP-C, ACNS-BC, FARN, has been named chief nursing officer at Shepherd Center, which provides world-class clinical care, rehabilitation, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain.
LeCroy’s tenure at Shepherd Center, which began in 1995, includes several key roles within the organization, including staff nurse, charge nurse, clinical research coordinator, clinical nurse expert, nurse manager, and most recently, unit nurse manager in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program. LeCroy has successfully developed and implemented numerous programs at Shepherd Center, demonstrating her ability to drive transformative care. Additionally, she is widely recognized as an authority in brain injury care and rehabilitation, actively sharing her expertise through committees, workgroups, special projects, and presentations both with colleagues at Shepherd Center and beyond.
“Tiffany embodies Shepherd Center’s culture of hope, humor, and hard work,” said Jamie Shepherd, MBA, MHA, president and chief operating officer of Shepherd Center. “Her vast expertise in nursing and her experience with the patient population we serve, along with her willingness to learn and serve as a trailblazer in providing care, will benefit Shepherd Center patients, families, and our high standard of care for generations to come.”
LeCroy earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from North Georgia College and State University and completed a post-master’s clinical nurse specialist program at Georgia State University. She is also board-certified as a family nurse practitioner, adult clinical nurse specialist, and a certified rehabilitation registered nurse.
“Working at Shepherd has always been a rich and rewarding experience, and I am incredibly grateful to have been chosen to serve as chief nursing officer,” said LeCroy. “Our nursing staff provides high-quality care with industry-leading outcomes for patients who are working to begin again after a complex injury or illness. And they do it with heart, encouragement, and the willingness to be innovative. I look forward to helping lead this team as Shepherd Center expands to serve even more patients and families.”
LeCroy assumes the role as Tammy King, MSN, ET, CRRN, CCM, retires after a 47-year career at Shepherd Center.
Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.