Nancy E. Stephenson, JD, MEd

Enterprise Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Nancy Stephenson serves Nemours Children’s Health System as Enterprise Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer. For more than a decade, she has been instrumental in leading the Nemours strategic shift in compliance from the traditional command and control to a values-based approach to compliance supported by evidence-based best practices in health care compliance.

Nancy has very successfully built a strong team that serves as a resource for developing a culture where all Nemours’ Associates recognize their responsibility for compliance while providing expertise and guidance when questions and concerns arise. Under her leadership, Nemours is successfully navigating the increasing regulatory complexities of compliance in the ever-changing health care environment.

Joining Nemours in 2005, she has served as Managing Director of Legal Services and Deputy General Counsel for Delaware Valley Operation and as Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer. Nancy’s healthcare career includes tenure of more than 10 years of progressively responsible positions in hospital administration at Temple University Health System, experience as a Child Care Legislative Analyst with the Child Care Association of Western New York, a Prospect Researcher with the Johns Hopkins Fund and a Research Associate at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene.

Nancy received her Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School and has been a member of the New York Bar since 1989. She also holds a Master of Education degree from Arcadia University and a Master of Administrative Science from Johns Hopkins University.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Goucher College in Maryland where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.  Nancy holds a certification in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC) and is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP).

She is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association, the Society of Corporate Compliance Executives, the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association and the New York Bar Association.

Nancy lives in East Falls, Pennsylvania in a mid-century, concrete & glass house designed by one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s apprentices and has one daughter, Elena who lives in Paris.