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Meet the Allegheny Valley Hospital CNO

Esther Atwood

Milissa Hammers, MSN, RN

Milissa Hammers, MSN, RN, is the Chief Nursing Officer of Allegheny Valley Hospital. Milissa started her nursing career in 2007 as a direct care nurse on a medical/surgical unit at The West Pennsylvania Hospital. During her tenure at West Penn, she also started her nursing leadership career, serving as a Clinical Coordinator and Nurse Manager. In 2011, Milissa transferred to Allegheny Valley Hospital serving as a Nurse Manager and Director of Nursing before accepting the role of Chief Nursing Officer in March, 2020.

Milissa received her Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Management from Walden University in May of 2019. She also received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clarion University and her nursing diploma from The Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing.

Milissa is a current member of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders. She is a valued member of the Executive Leadership Team at Allegheny Valley Hospital and the Executive Nursing Leadership Team at Allegheny Health Network.

Contact information

Allegheny Valley Hospital
1301 Carlisle Street
Natrona Heights, PA 15065
(724) 226-7389
Milissa.Hammers@ahn.org