Health System Team Member Elected to Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) Executive Board of Directors

Cecelia Granahan, BS, R.N., ONC, COHN-SCecelia Granahan, BS, R.N., ONC, COHN-S, has been elected to the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) Executive Board of Directors. Granahan, a nurse in the Southeast Georgia Health System Team Member Health department, has more than 20 years of nurse management experience and has been with the Health System for 19 years. She is nationally certified in orthopedic nursing (ONC) and is a certified occupational health nurse-specialist (COHN-S).

Granahan previously served as the AOHP Georgia Chapter president, vice president, and secretary at the state level. The regional director is a nationally elected position by ballot, and Granahan is one of only five elected directors nation wide . She will organize educational efforts, act as a liaison between all AOHP chapters and professional organizations, and serve on the Executive Board of Directors. The Region 5 areas of responsibility encompass all of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. This two-year elected position will allow Granahan to provide valuable information to the Executive Board of Directors regarding chapter activities, coordinate site visits, support and provide guidance to chapter presidents, and serve as a member of the Planning Committee for Continuing Education.

"I’m very pleased with this recognition and will continue to strive to make a positive impact on occupational health for both the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare and for our team members," says Granahan.

AOHP is a national association representing tens of thousands of health care workers whose vision is to be the defining resource and leading advocate for occupational health, safety and well-being in health care. Led by an experienced and dedicated group of occupational health professionals, AOHP advocates for employee health and safety through occupational health education and networking opportunities, health and safety advancement through best practice and research, and partnering with employers, regulatory agencies and related associations. For more information, contact AOHP Headquarters at 800-362-4347, or e-mail info@aohp.org.

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