Bigelow hired to lead Valdez Medical Center
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According to The Associated Press, Ketchikan’s Barbara Bigelow soon will be the new administrator for Providence Valdez Medical Center.
Officials with Providence Health & Services say Bigelow will begin her new job Aug. 5th.
Bigelow has nearly 30 years of experience with hospitals in Alaska, including Wrangell Medical Center and Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.
She most recently has worked with PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center.
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