Reed Edmundson, MHA
Edmundson has been with St. Joseph Health System since 1998, first working as Administrative Director for Psychiatric Services and Physician Recruiting and currently as Vice-President of Rural Hospitals and Administrator of two rural hospitals. He spent much of his career early on at psychiatric hospitals, including CEO at Greenleaf Hospital, a 76-bed psychiatric hospital in College Station, and CEO of Desert Hills Psychiatric Hospital, a 70- bed hospital in College Station.
Edmundson is the Chair of the Catholic Health Association of Texas and the Special Commission on Mental Health Brazos Valley Health Partnership, as well as a member of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce. He is also on the Board of Catholic Health Association of Texas, a member of the Steering Committee Brazos Valley Health Partnership, and on the Board of Brazos Valley Telehealth Partnership. He received his Credential of Management Studies in Health Services Administration from the University of Minnesota and his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Iowa.
Ceasar Isalo Lopez, CMSRN, BC, CEN, CVRN
Director of Nurses
Isalo Lopez comes to Grimes St. Joseph with over 19 years of nursing experience with intensive cardiovascular, emergency, medical-surgical, out patient surgery, education and oncology expertise. He previously worked as the Chief Nursing Officer of Morton County Health System in Elkhart, Kansas for six years. Prior to that he held positions as the Chief Nursing Officer and Assistant Director of Patient Care Services at Memorial Hospital of Texas County in Guymon, Oklahoma and Clinical Coordinator at Morton County Hospital in Elkhart, Kansas.
Isalo Lopez is a licensed RN in five states and also previously was an instructor of nursing at the University of Santo Tomas in Espana, Manila, Phillipines. Isalo Lopez's current certifications include being a Certified Emergency Nurse, Board Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse, Board Certified Cardiovascular Nurse, Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse, Basic Life Support Provider, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, and Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider. Isalo Lopez is a member of the Emergency Nurse Association and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.