Jan 25, 2023

Key Leaders Named at Stormont Vail Health Flint Hills Campus

Posted Jan 25, 2023 5:14 PM
Timothy Bergeron
Timothy Bergeron

Stormont Vail release

(TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 20, 2023) — Two key leaders for the Stormont Vail Health Flint Hills Campus have been named and will help guide the Junction City hospital and regional health care clinic recently acquired by Stormont Vail.

Timothy Bergeron, MBA, MHA, FACHE, has accepted the position of Regional Director, Operations/Hospital Administrator of Stormont Vail Health – Flint Hills. He will be returning to the Junction City area where he and his family resided twice during Bergeron's long military service. He will begin his responsibilities at Flint Hills on April 3.

Tim is a U.S. Army Colonel who is transitioning from his 30-year military career. He has held leadership roles in multiple U.S. Army medical facilities across the country, most recently as Chief Operating Officer at Evans Army Community Hospital, Colorado Springs. In addition, Tim was COO at Irwin Army Community Hospital from 2015- 2017. He also earlier completed his MHA Administrative Fellowship at Irwin in 2001.

Tim has a Master of Healthcare Administration from Baylor University, Waco, Texas, a Master of Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Western New England University, Springfield, Mass. He also has a graduate certificate in Global Health Engagement from the Uniform Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.

Tracy Duran
Tracy Duran

Tracy Duran has accepted the position of Acute Care Director Flint Hills/Regional Director of Nursing. She has been an integral transition team member at the Flint Hills campus. Her background includes acute care operations, regulatory and compliance work, virtual nursing, and Emergency Department nursing. Tracy began at Stormont Vail in 2004 as a patient care technician while she was working toward her nursing degree and joined the organization as a Registered Nurse in 2008. Tracy’s strengths include team building, nursing efficiencies, and process improvements across our organization.

Duran has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Baker University School of Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing in Healthcare Administration from MidAmerican Nazarene University. She was honored as an Ingram’s Magazine Heroes in Healthcare in Nursing in 2019.