Chief Clinical Officer
Office: (603) 224-4093
Ava King-Byrne, DNP, NP-C, is the Chief Clinical Officer at Granite VNA. She provides leadership to our Hospice, Palliative, Quality, and Education programs. King-Byrne also works in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team to support agency strategic initiatives and operations.
King-Byrne joined our team with nearly 22 years of extensive clinical and operational leadership experience in Palliative Care, Hospice, and Geriatrics. Most recently, she worked as a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner at Wellstar Health System in Austell, Ga. and as a Remote Clinical Manager at Matrix Medical Network in Phoenix, Ariz. King-Byrne has also worked as a Clinical Director for Aspire Healthcare/Caremore in Nashville, Tenn., Executive Director at PruittHealth in Norcross, Ga., and Lead Nurse Practitioner at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.
King-Byrne earned Doctor of Nursing Practice and Family/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner degrees from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Ala. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Jacksonville University and her Nursing degree from Helene Fuld School of Nursing in Blackwood, N.J. King-Byrne is expected to complete her Master of Health Administration/Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in May 2022.