Shenekia Williams-Johnson, RN, BSN, MAOM, is the Lead, Women’s Veteran Program Manager, with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Network, which includes 7 medical centers and 34 Outpatient Clinics in North Carolina and Virginia. In this key role, she is responsible for improving access to care and continuity of care; integrating targeted initiatives for coordinating primary care, mental health and gender specific care; increasing participation in preventive care and health promotion; supporting change to promote safe and welcoming environments for 60,000+ Women Veterans.
During the first year in her role, she awarded over $1.5M on privacy and security construction projects and purchased over $1M of women’s health medical equipment. She serves as a point of contact to the medical centers regarding Women’s Health, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), and the Transition and Care Management (TCM) programs.
Her previous assignments include: Lebanon VA Medical Center, Nurse Manager, ICU and Urgent Care Nurse Manager; North Florida/South GA VA Healthcare System, Evening Night Supervisor and Fayetteville VAMC, Nurse Manager-Jacksonville CBOC; VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System in Honolulu, HI where she served as Acting Chief of Quality Management Services and the Clinical Practice Guidelines Coordinator.
She graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor’s of Nursing Degree from Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida and earned her a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management, University of Phoenix, Jacksonville Campus. Shenekia proudly served our nation in the United States Navy Nurse Corps for 13 years and was honorably discharged at the rank of Lieutenant Commander.