Granville Health System Names New CNO

October 30, 2018

Granville Health System (GHS) announced it has selected Ann Marie Holtzman-Wheeler as its Chief Nursing Officer. Holtzman-Wheeler has been serving in an interim capacity since August 2018.

“I’ve been with Granville Health System since 2009 and always appreciated the organization’s commitment to quality and patient care,” said Holtzman-Wheeler. “I look forward to working with our board of trustees, nursing staff and administrative team to continue to serve the needs of our community while remaining focused on our number one priority, the care and safety of the patient.”

Holtzman-Wheeler joined GHS as a staff nurse in the Emergency Department and became the Clinical Team Lead in 2012. Eventually, she took on the role of Emergency Department Manager and added Women’s Services Manager to her responsibilities. She has served as Interim Chief Nursing Officer since August.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston Salem State University. She began her career as a Paramedic with both Warren and Franklin counties. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association.

“We are pleased that Ann Marie will continue in her role as Chief Nursing Officer and look forward to her leadership supporting a nursing culture of excellence,” said John F. Snow, GHS Chief Executive Officer. “Ann Marie has moved into this new role at an exciting time as we continue to expand services and access to innovative healthcare. Ann Marie is a proven leader and her focus on quality and exceptional clinical judgement make her a great asset to the organization and the communities we serve.”

About Granville Health System

For more than 98 years, Granville Health System has been delivering quality health care close to home.  To meet the growing needs of its community, Granville Health System has expanded its services throughout Granville County, offering convenient access to medical care where its citizens work and live. GHS received a number of national awards, including an “A” rating in quality and patient safety for Fall 2017 from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system. The Fall 2017 score gives the Health System back to back “A” ratings. GHS also received a Hospital of Choice Award which named Granville Health System as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country four years running. GHS has also received the Community Value Index Five-Star Hospital Award, placing GHS in the top 20% of hospitals in the country in offering financial value to the communities served, while reinvesting back into facilities in order to provide for current and emerging health needs. Recently, Granville Health System was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The GHS main campus is located at 1010 College Street, Oxford, North Carolina. For more information about Granville Health System visit GHS online at

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