Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Appoints New Associate Administrator

Sep 24, 2021

Darrin-CookPalm Beach Gardens, Fla - Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center announces the appointment of Darrin Cook to the position of Associate Administrator at the hospital. In this role, Cook will oversee environmental services, food and nutrition, security, and the emergency management program as well as special projects.

“We are very pleased to have Darrin as a part of the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center team to provide leadership for our hospital,” said Teresa Urquhart, chief executive officer with Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.  “With his excellent track record, I am confident Darrin will continue to help further our mission of providing great care for our patients.”

Cook has 20 years of health care administration experience and comes to Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center from Renown Health’s Institute for Heart and Vascular Health as an administrative director in Reno, Nevada.  His responsibilities included overseeing the general medical cardiology, structural heart, and heart failure programs.  In addition, he managed the intensive cardiac rehab program that aligned with the hospitals Cath labs, cardiac imaging, and CVORs. 

Cook spent six years on active duty as a medical specialist with the United States Army, serving one tour in Kuwait as well as one year in the Army National Guard.  Darrin holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Management and a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services from the University of Phoenix.

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