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Angelleen Peters-Lewis, RN, PhD

Angelleen Peters-Lewis, RN, PhD, is senior vice president and chief nursing officer for Care new England. Most recently she was senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.

Prior to joining Care New England, Dr. Peters-Lewis was the associate chief nurse of Women and Newborn’s Nursing and Clinical Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston where she was responsible for leadership, strategic planning, operations and clinical nursing for all obstetric and gynecologic service lines. Before this position, she served as a nurse director of the Endoscopy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital where she began her career as a staff nurse. She also had prior experience as a nurse scientist, family nurse practitioner, and staff nurse in the hospital, physician office and home settings.

A graduate of Simmons College, Dr. Peters-Lewis earned a master's degree from Northeastern University and her PhD in nursing from Boston College where she graduated with distinction and received the Dorothy A. Jones Award for Scholarship, Service and Development and the Boston College Connell School of Nursing Diversity Fellowship. She also completed post-doctoral education at the Harvard Business School and is part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurses Fellows Program.

Dr. Peters-Lewis holds current faculty appointments at Cambridge College, University of Massachusetts Boston, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Northeastern University Bouve College, and Boston College. She is the author or co-author of several scholarly publications, a frequent presenter at national and international professional meetings and the recipient of numerous awards and honors.