Sparrow names new Vice President of Post-Acute Care Services

Published: Aug. 11, 2015

Sparrow has named Lansing native Kira Carter-Robertson as its new Vice President of Post-Acute Care Services.

In her new role, Carter-Robertson leads Sparrow’s Community Care, Home Health, Palliative Care, which provides specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses, and Skilled and Sub-Acute Services, which serves Patients needing complex care or rehabilitation. Carter-Robertson formerly served as President and CEO of Sparrow Specialty Hospital.

Carter-Robertson has had leadership roles at hospitals in St. Louis, Mo., and Farmington Hills, Mich. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in Health Administration from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Mo., where she was the top student in her class. Carter-Robertson was instrumental in the recent move of Sparrow Specialty Hospital to the main Sparrow Hospital campus and has been active in a variety of Sparrow’s strategic systemwide initiatives.

In 2012, Carter-Robertson received the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award in Lansing. She also serves on various community and health care-related boards.

“I am honored and privileged to have the opportunity to give back and make a contribution in the community in which I grew up and that has given so much to me,” said Carter-Robertson.

Sparrow is committed to improving the health of people in the mid-Michigan region. Services addressing serious, long-standing illnesses are a priority and are helping transform care for Patients who need it most.

“Kira brings valuable experience and acumen to Sparrow following nine outstanding years as President and CEO of Sparrow Specialty Hospital and as a leader of key initiatives involving improved operations, quality, and Patient experience,” said Mark Brett, Senior Vice President of Affiliate Operations at Sparrow.

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