Jessica O’Neal

Chief Executive Officer, Medical City Children’s Hospital

Jessica O’NealO'Neal was named chief executive officer of Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Women’s Hospital Dallas, in December 2018.

From 2016 to 2018, O’Neal served as chief operating officer of the 515-bed West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. Under O’Neal’s leadership, pediatric specialty care network services and providers were integrated into West Florida Hospital’s delivery system and she launched a wide spectrum of pediatric services including orthopedics, cardiology, pulmonology, ENT, GI, urology and imaging services.

O’Neal previously served as VP of operations and chief operating officer of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, where she oversaw surgical services, oncology, neurosurgery, cardiology, radiology, weight management, respiratory therapy, food services, environmental services, physical plant, the GI lab, communications, police and volunteer services.

O’Neal holds a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition/Dietetics from Texas Christian University.

Angie Buckmeier, MHA, BSN, RN

Chief Nursing Officer, Medical City Children's Hospital
Vice President of Nursing for Women’s & Children’s, 
Medical City Dallas Hospital & Medical City Children's Hospital

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Angie Buckmeier joined the senior leadership team at Medical City Children’s Hospital in 2015 to serve as the Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Nursing for Women’s & Children’s Services. With more than 26 years of nursing experience and 23 years at Medical City, Angie started her career as a pediatric staff nurse and progressed through a variety of leadership roles in pediatrics including the specialties of general pediatrics, oncology, craniofacial and well-baby newborn care. Angie also served in leadership roles for Women’s services as the manager of Postpartum and Director of Women’s Services. Prior to her current role, Angie served as Director of Nursing for maternal and infant services at Parkland Health and Hospital System.

Angie’s key accomplishments in her leadership roles include maintaining staff turnover under national benchmarks, achieving and maintaining the highest patient satisfaction scores in the organization, impressive quality improvement and outcomes in CLABSI, falls, and exclusive breastfeeding, among others.

Angie received her Master of Healthcare Administration degree from University of Phoenix, her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from University of Louisiana at Monroe, and was named a 2010 DFW Great 100 Nurse. Angie is married and has two sons.