Zisette, Noland Headline Children's September Appointments; York Named President of International PT Group
BIRMINGHAM – Two of Children’s of Alabama staff members earned special recognition this month. Delphene Noland was promoted to infection control director and Sheree Chapman York was recently elected president of the International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Paediatrics of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy. Jake Zisette also joined Children’s as emergency department director.
Noland earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Samford University. Before her promotion to director, Noland worked as an infection prevention and control clinician at Children’s since 2012. Noland is a member of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses, Association of Neonatal Nurses and the Association of professional in Infection Control. She has NCC Certification in High Risk Neonatal Nursing and CBIC Certification in Infection Prevention and Control. She lives in Irondale.
York is the director of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Department and Early Intervention Program at Children’s. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physical therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and her doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. She completed a maternal and child healthcare fellowship at the University of North Carolina. York has over 30 years experience in working with children. In April she was elected president of the International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Paediatrics of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy. York lives in Homewood.
Zisette graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Weber State University and obtained his master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of North Carolina. Before joining Children’s, Zisette worked as a nurse and administrative intern in the emergency department at UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, N.C.. He is a certified emergency nurse and member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He lives in Vestavia.
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 42 other states and 10 foreign countries last year, representing more than 653,000 outpatient visits and nearly 14,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.