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Published on April 27, 2018

Tidelands Health leader earns reappointment to State Board of Nursing

Karen Hazzard, associate vice president of nursing at Tidelands Health, has been reappointed to the South Carolina State Board of Nursing.

Hazzard was first appointed to the board in 2012 to represent South Karen HazzardCarolina’s 7th Congressional District, which includes Georgetown, Horry and several other counties in northeastern South Carolina. She was recently reappointed by the state Senate Medical Affairs Committee for a second four-year term.

The board of nursing helps protect the public’s health by developing standards for safe nursing care and by issuing nursing licenses.

At Tidelands Health, Hazzard is responsible for the oversight of nursing operations within medical/surgical units and other programs. She is a member of the South Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders and is board certified as an advanced nurse executive.


Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.