Mindy Burdick has been named president of Mercy Memorial Health Center, effective Oct. 20.


Mindy Burdick has been named president of Mercy Memorial Health Center, effective Oct. 20.


“Mindy’s experience in health care and her outstanding credentials make her the ideal choice to lead Mercy Memorial,” said Di Smalley, president and chief executive officer of Mercy Health System of Oklahoma. “Mindy will be invaluable as she understands the regional dynamics very well. She also has close family members in Dallas. I believe she’ll be very much at home as she joins the Ardmore community.”


Burdick will assume full oversight and responsibility for Mercy Memorial Health Center, along with the master campus planning and construction, and the growing network of integrated physicians.
With 31 years of health care experience, Burdick most recently served as administrator of Baptist Medical Center, part of the Baptist Health System, in Montgomery, Ala.


Prior to her post with the Montgomery medical facility, she spent 26 years in varied positions of responsibility, ranging from critical care nurse to chief operating officer for United Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls, Texas.


Burdick received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas, and a master’s in health care administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.


She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, council president for the Central Division Alabama Hospital Association and participates in a variety of healthcare and community organizations.