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Priscilla Nuwash

Priscilla J. Nuwash, MBA, CLM

President, Center for Performance Excellence

After joining Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS) in 1991, Priscilla Nuwash served in numerous management capacities including Director of Quality Improvement, the department assigned to operationalize the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. During her tenure in that role, Poudre Valley Health System received four Baldrige site visits, became the only two-time recipient of the Colorado Performance Excellence Peak Award, and received the 2008 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for Health Care.

Priscilla serves as a Senior Examiner on the Malcolm Baldrige National Board and judge for the Colorado State quality program. She holds a degree from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Management from Metropolitan State College of Denver; and a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. A national keynote speaker, she consults and coaches other organizations in pursuit of performance excellence.

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