COVID Hotline

We value your health and safety and are doing everything we can to minimize the risk of spread of infectious disease throughout our community, including the coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are ill with fever or cough or shortness of breath and have had travel to any region that has known community spread of coronavirus or if you have any of the above symptoms and exposure to a person with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, call 1-800-458-4559 to be connected to our CHRISTUS COVID Hotline. Learn More

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Louise Thornell

CHRISTUS St. Michael Chief Nursing Officer Awarded Doctorate

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System leader Louise Thornell, PhD, MsBA, RN, NE-BC, VP/Chief Nursing Officer for CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, earned her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing with specialization in Public Health Policy from Walden University after the publication of her dissertation concerning "A Community Oriented Solution to Access to Care."