August 16, 2022 |

The North Platte Valley Medical Center has named a new chief operating officer. According to a news release from the NPVMC, Eva Marie Popelka will assist CEO Jeff Mincy on issues dealing with hospital operations. Mincy is responsible for administration of the NPVMC under contract with Health Management Services, the hospital management company.

Previously, Popelka served as assistant radiology director and quality control manager for the South East Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC), a Critical Access Hospital in Sitka, AK. Popelka also worked for more than eight years as the CT /X-ray technologist for Saint Vincent’s Healthcare in Billings, MT. She has various degrees and certifications in radiation therapy, as well as an MBA in healthcare from the University of Mary in Bismark, North Dakota.

According to the release, Popelka spent some of her youth in Rawlins, Sinclair and Wamsutter during the 1970s as her family worked in the oil industry.

Pictured above: New COO of the North Platte Valley Medical Center Eva Marie Popelka. Courtesy photo.

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