Diane Hughes
Full Name
Diane Hughes
Director of Emergency Prepraredness
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Speaker Bio
Diane M Hughes has been in the healthcare industry for almost 24 years. Diane has been heavily involved in the American Society for Healthcare Engineers and has been a member of multiple committees during her career. She has also actively been involved in the Arkansas Association for Healthcare Engineers and has held the position of President twice. She is an active member of National Fire Protection Association and participates in the HealthCare Committee. Diane is also a former Joint Commission Life Safety Code surveyor and was also an Emerging Leader for Region 7. Most recently she spent 2 years in Doha, Qatar as the Executive Director of Fire and Life Safety for eight hospitals under Hamad Medial Corporation. Diane recently returned to Arkansas and accepted the position of Director of Emergency Preparedness at UAMS. She also owns and operates her own consulting company, Hughes Global Consulting. She specializes in mock surveys involving Life Safety and in Emergency Management. She has a BS in Healthcare Management and is a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional. She has her SASHE from ASHE and is completing her Master's Degree.