Lovelace Health System Chief Operating Officer Janelle Raborn will take over the reins of Lovelace when current president and CEO Ron Stern retires March 31.

 Stern will continue in a consulting role with Lovelace through Dec. 31, 2022.

 Raborn has served in a wide variety of roles over her four decades with the Lovelace system.

 Prior to her current role as chief operating officer, she served as COO of both Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Lovelace Medical Center as well as CEO of Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital.