Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central Illinois announces Allison Paul will join Board of Directors

1/4/2023 RMHC of Central Illinois

Allison Paul, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, has been the Chief Nursing Officer at HSHS St. John’s Hospital since September of 2015. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Illinois Wesleyan, a Master of Science in Nursing from St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Rush University College of Nursing. Her previous nursing roles included Executive Director of St. John’s Children’s Hospital, Director of Children’s Care Services, and pediatric staff nurse. She has broad experience related to nursing practice and has served as adjunct faculty member at several highly regarded nursing programs in central Illinois.

In the time Allison has been with St. John’s she has demonstrated strong leadership skills and implemented significant changes in the nursing division to increase colleague communication and recognition, advance patient safety, and improve the patient experience. 

“Having Allison join the RMHCCI board continues to strengthen our commitment to family centered care. We are excited for the wealth of experience and knowledge she brings,” says RMHCCI Chief Executive Officer, Amber Kaylor.

“I’m so excited that Allison is joining the Board of Directors and adding her medical background and experience to the Ronald McDonald House. Families needing these important services look to health care leaders like Allison for their compassionate guidance and she will be able to provide a wealth of knowledge to help us fulfill the mission,” Says RMHCCI Board Chair, Mark Denzler.