Trudy Hammond, Ed.D., PMP, Project Lead at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC), recently passed the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination credentialing her as a PMP. 

The Project Management Professional certification is a global certification recognized by many industries and is identified as the gold standard for project management professionals by the Project Management Institute.  Eligibility requirements to apply for the certification examination include a four year degree, 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education. The examination consists of 200 questions based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge standards with a four hour time limit for completion. Certification is maintained through continuing education requiring practitioners to earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years.

Dr. Hammond has been employed at Peninsula Regional Medical Center for 31 years and is the Project Lead for the Executive Staff currently serving as the project lead for the Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute Ocean Pines project and other projects, in addition to managing the patient experience survey process. She was also a project lead for the ICD-10 conversion, Ambulatory Master Facility Plan, and coordinated the research approval process for over a decade culminating in the development of the Richard A. Henson Research Institute  at PRMC.

She holds a Doctor of Education, Innovation and Organizational Leadership degree from Wilmington University and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Wilmington University, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Studies from the University of Maryland University College and an Associate Degree in Business Management from Wor-Wic Community College.