Constance Blankenship, Business Manager for the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program at Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center, has been named a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for health care leaders.
Only 8,500 health care executives hold this distinction, which represents the highest standard of professional development. Fellows must pass a comprehensive examination, meet academic and experiential criteria, earn continuing education credits, demonstrate professional/community involvement, commit to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years.
Blankenship joined Georgia Health Sciences in 2002 as a Senior Radiographer and Technologist in the Nuclear Medicine Department before being promoted to her current management position in 2008. Previously, she was a Nuclear Medicine Technologist at Mission St. Joseph Hospital in Asheville, N.C.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Western Carolina University, certification in nuclear medicine from Georgia Health Sciences University and a master’s degree in hospital administration from Troy University.
Blankenship serves on the boards of the Georgia Transplant Foundation, Georgia Society of Nuclear Medicine, Augusta Nuclear Technologist Society and the Augusta Alumnae Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha.