Kidada Hawkins, MHSA, MBA, FACHE has been named chief operating officer of Princeton Baptist Medical Center. Hawkins joins the Brookwood Baptist Health System from Shoals Hospital in Muscle Shoals where he served as chief executive officer for the past three years.
Hawkins' tenure in the healthcare industry spans more than a decade. His career began at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital in Anniston where he served consecutively as director of marketing and assistant administrator before being named associate administrator. In 2010, he joined St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham as chief operations officer of rural hospital operations in Blount and St. Clair Counties. In 2015, he assumed his current role at Shoals Hospital.