Brandon Edgerson named Chief Operating Officer at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce that Brandon Edgerson, MS, PharmD, has been named chief operating officer. Edgerson previously served as vice president of Operations. Edgerson played a critical role when Le Bonheur and the world were impacted by COVID-19. He has provided exemplary leadership to Le Bonheur’s COVID testing capabilities, reactivation planning  and  vaccination program.

Edgerson has been a part of the Le Bonheur family since 2006 when he began serving as  director of Pharmacy. In his previous role as vice president of Professional Services, Edgerson oversaw operations in the Pharmacy, Lab, Radiology, Rehabilitation Services, Nutrition, Spiritual Care, Child Life, Social Work, Volunteer Services and Respiratory Care. He was named vice president of Operations in 2020 and added responsibility for facilities and hospitality services.

“Brandon is a collaborative leader who is widely respected for his commitment to Le Bonheur’s patients, families and employees. He exemplifies our passion for constantly improving the lives of children and families,” said Le Bonheur President and CEO Michael Wiggins.

In addition to his work at Le Bonheur, Edgerson has held the offices of President and Secretary/Treasurer for TSHP and been involved in various professional organizations such as TPA, Children’s Hospital Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the UTHSC Pharmacy Alumni Board. “It is an honor to serve the patients and families of Le Bonheur. I am looking forward to continuing my work with this extraordinary Le Bonheur team as we continue on this journey to providing exceptional care and providing an outstanding patient and family experience,” said Edgerson.

Edgerson earned his PharmD from Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, completed his residency training at The Ohio State University Medical Center and earned his master’s from The Ohio State University.

 

About Le Bonheur Children’s:

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., treats children through community programs, regional clinics and a 255-bed state-of-the-art hospital. Le Bonheur serves as a primary teaching affiliate for the University Tennessee Health Science Center and trains more than 350 pediatricians and specialists each year. Nationally recognized, Le Bonheur is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital. 

For more information, please call (901) 287-6030 or visit lebonheur.org. Connect with us at facebook.com/lebonheurchildrens, twitter.com/lebonheurchild or on Instagram at  lebonheurchildrens.

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Posted: 3/1/21

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