Elgin named to Cone behavioral health post

Cameron Elgin, DNP, has been named the chief nursing officer of behavioral health services for Cone Health.

Behavioral health services consist of the 80-bed Cone Health Behavioral Health Hospital, a 25-bed behavioral health unit at Alamance Regional Medical Center, three outpatient clinics and the behavioral health urgent care center operated jointly with Guilford County. Between June 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, more than 11,500 people sought behavioral health care with Cone Health.

Elgin is accountable for nursing operations, nursing practice, quality, safety, productivity, and patient experience. She works with physicians and others across Cone Health to plan, develop and implement patient-focused nursing care.

Elgin earned her B.S. in nursing degree from UNC-Greensboro. She obtained her M.S. in nursing from Gardener-Webb University and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from UNC-Charlotte.

Elgin is a graduate of the Cone Health Executive Nurse Leadership Academy. She is a mental health first aid trainer and a former North Carolina Great 100 Nurse.