Constance A. Howes, FACHE
President and CEO of Women & Infants Hospital
Constance A. Howes is President and Chief Executive Officer of Women & Infants Hospital, formerly serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this role, Ms. Howes was Vice President and General Counsel for Care New England Health System, the health system comprised of Women & Infants Hospital, Kent Hospital and Butler Hospital. Prior to her appointment with Care New England, she was Vice President and General Counsel for Women & Infants Hospital. Before joining Women & Infants Hospital, Ms. Howes was an attorney with Tillinghast, Collins & Graham for 17 years where she practiced primarily in the area of business law and served as Chairman of the Corporate Department.
Ms. Howes is chair of the Governor’s Workforce Board and the Innovation Providence Implementation Committee, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council, a member of the Board of Directors of Day One, Roger Williams University School of Law and the Providence Economic Development Partnership, a member of Providence College President’s Council, the Rhode Island Commodores and past member of the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board 1 and a past member and past Chair of the American Hospital Association Maternal Child Health Governing Council. She served on the NIH Advisory Committee on Women’s Health Research and is active with CWISH, the Council of Women and Infants Specialty Hospitals.
Ms. Howes graduated magna cum laude from Kenyon College and received her J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.