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Cheryl Tyson brings her vast knowledge and experiences to OAK Orthopedics were she will serve as the chief Clinical Oversight Officer. With 20 years of nursing experience and previously managing and working in the ortho/neuro unit for 16 years at Riverside Medical Center we know Cheryl is a perfect fit.

The role of Clinical Oversight Officer gives Cheryl the responsibility of putting all the right practices and pieces together to improve the patient experience as well as promoting the practice. Cheryl is committed to the mission of OAK Orthopedics which provides care in an environment that is compassionate, ethical and of the highest quality. Cheryl’s expertise in orthopedic patient care, clinical work flowmanagement and maximizing the patient experience will only improve the OAK experience.

Cheryl graduated from Kankakee Community College with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing; RN, then completed two Bachelor degrees, one in Business Administration and the other in Nursing from Olivet Nazarene University. Then following her passion Cheryl followed up with a Master’s of Science in Nursing from ONU, and of note all of Cheryl’s degrees were awarded with honors, cum laude. In addition she holds certification as a Fellow in the Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders and has professional affiliations in the American Nurses Association, Illinois Organization of Nursing Leaders, National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Cheryl and her husband are parents to three grown children and four wonderful grandchildren which they certainly love to be with. In addition Cheryl loves to read, bike, rescue greyhounds and sit by the fire on cold nights.

Cheryl Tyson brings a strong connection to this community and with her vast experience in orthopedics OAK Orthopedics couldn’t be happier to have Cheryl on board to lead our clinical division.