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|Linda McHugh, M.T., MBA, is a healthcare executive with extensive Human Resources experience in developing strategies to optimize an organization’s culture and support change management. As Chief Experience and People Officer for Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network with more than 35,000 team members, Linda is responsible for the strategic management and delivery of all experience, hospitality and people programs, policies, processes and practices in support of the network’s mission, vision and strategic priorities. Prior to joining Hackensack Meridian Health, Linda spent 35 years at the Cleveland Clinic, most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer spearheading an overarching transformation in the HR shared services function. As a passionate advocate for the value of art in medicine, Linda was instrumental in formalizing the Arts & Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic with the purpose of integrating the visual and performing arts, and music to promote healing and enhance the lives of patients, employees and visitors. The visual arts program anchors spaces throughout the facilities with 3,500 pieces of modern and contemporary art (there is art in every room), the art and music therapy programs provide patients with a therapeutic respite during their healing process, and several musicians-in-residence perform almost daily to enhance the environment. Linda received her Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Bowling Green University, and a Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University.|