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Sabry Tabbed Chief Nurse Executive at Wilcox

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PDarla Sabry PC: Hawai‘i Pacific Health

Darla Sabry has been named vice president of patient services and chief nurse executive at Wilcox Medical Center, the organization announced this week. Sabry will oversee patient services and the nursing teams at Kaua‘i’s largest medical center.

Sabry began her career in health care as a certified nursing assistant more than 30 years ago. She worked in the intensive care units of several mainland hospitals before joining Straub Medical Center in 2012. Sabry has served as a supervisor, nurse manager and most recently as director of hospital operations, managing the Emergency Department, stroke program, several nursing teams and playing a critical role in Straub’s COVID-19 response plan.

“Darla brings a wealth of experience to her position here on Kaua‘i,” says Jen H. Chahanovich, Wilcox Medical Center president and CEO and Kaua‘i Medical Clinic CEO. “We are excited to have her join us and look forward to the contributions she will make to our team and our community.”


“I am honored to be invited to join the amazing health care team at Wilcox,” Sabry says. “I look forward to working together to provide exceptional experiences for our patients by empowering our nurses and every person at Wilcox who cares for our Kaua‘i ‘ohana,”

Sabry earned a bachelor’s degree from Teikyo Marycrest University in Davenport, Iowa, and a master’s degree in business administration in health care management from Western Governors University in Millcreek, Utah. Sabry is also a member of the Hawai‘i State Mental Health Task Force, the Hawai‘i State Stroke Coalition, the O‘ahu Regional Trauma Advisory Council and the local American Organization of Nurse Leaders.


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