About Us

As Oklahoma’s largest state group focused on issues relating to quality and risk management in healthcare, the Oklahoma Society for Healthcare Quality and Risk Management (OSHQRM) promotes successful and innovative practices through education, information exchange, professional networking and collaboration among Oklahoma’s healthcare leaders.

Established in 1986, the Oklahoma Society for Healthcare Quality and Risk Management is a professional affiliate group of the Oklahoma Hospital Association. Its members representing risk management, quality, patient safety, infection control, legal and other related fields. OSHQRM is devoted to improving quality patient care practices, enhancing professional development in healthcare, and identifying and implementing loss prevention measures.

Current Board Members:

Kelly_Kimberling
Kelly Kimberling, MJ, CPHRM – OSHQRM President
Assistant Director, Patient Safety & Risk Management
OU Physicians
kelly-kimberling@ouhsc.edu

Jan_Emmons_
Jan Emmons MSN, RN CPHRM – OSHQRM President-Elect
Supervisor Risk Management
Norman Regional Health System – Norman, OK
jemmons@nrh-ok.com

Ginger_Castleberry
Ginger Castleberry, OTR/L, CBIS, CPHRM – OSHQRM Secretary/Treasurer
V.P. Risk & Compliance
Valir Health
ginger.castleberry@valir.com

David_Wharton
David F. Wharton, MPH, RN – OSHQRM Past President
Chief Risk Officer
Choctaw Nation Health Services – Talihina, OK
dwcpan@gmail.com


Cara Lowder
Chief Quality Officer
Choctaw Nation Health Services – Talihina, OK

Shoneen_Alexander-Ross
Shoneen Alexander-Ross, MPH
Chief Performance Officer
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health – Okmulgee, OK
Shoneen.Alexander@creekhealth.org
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Sharon_Parker
Rebecca Davis, RN, MHA, CPHRM
Director Risk & Legal Services
St. John Health System


Shari Moore, RN, BSN
Vice President of Risk Management
PLICO
smoore@plico.com

Karen Gainey
Pharmacy/QA/RM/Patient Safety
Pauls Valley General Hospital – Pauls Valley, OK