Sandra Brown has been named chief executive officer at Jefferson Comprehensive Care System Inc.

Sandra Brown has been named chief executive officer at Jefferson Comprehensive Care System Inc.

The announcement was made this week by the Comprehensive Care board.

Brown, a registered nurse, also has a master of public health degree and master of science in nursing degree.

Brown succeeds Larnell Davis who retired in May after 40 years of service.

The new CEO has been with the agency since 2010 when she was named director of operations. She has worked in nurse education and community health for more than 30 years.