Joan M. Strayham has been named Chief Executive Officer of Stone County Hospital in Wiggins. Strayham’s resume includes senior management positions at four Mississippi hospitals within the HMA system including River Oaks Hospital, Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, Riley Hospital and Biloxi Regional Medical Center.
Strayham’s healthcare career began in 1980 as a staff nurse at Biloxi Regional Medical Center. She progressed through a variety of leadership positions including chief nursing officer and chief executive officer.
She earned her Master of Science in Nursing at The University of Southern Mississippi. She and her husband, William, have three children and five grandchildren.