CEO, Tucson Orthopedic Institute

Paula Register has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in the health care and public education industry. Paula has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions as well as Physician Group operations and leadership development work having worked as a CEO/Senior Vice President of both Hospital owned Management Services Organizations and Large Physician Enterprises with Catholic Health Initiatives and Ascension Health. In addition, she participated nationally in leadership groups which shaped the Physician Enterprise structure for both CHI and Ascension.  She was listed in Becker’s 2011 List of Most Influential Women to Know in Healthcare.  Paula graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a major in Accounting.  She has held numerous leadership roles throughout her career in her church and in various community organizations including the American Heart Association, United Way and Junior Achievement.  Most recently she served as the Community Chair for the Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run in December 2017.