Richard Foote Biography

Richard O. Foote

Richard O. Foote, RN, MSN, MA, CEN

A native of Pensacola, Florida, Lt. Col. Foote holds BSN and MSN degrees from Spring Hill College, as a well a Masters of Military Operational Art (MA) degree from Air University, Maxwell AFB. He has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as both an RN in the private sector and a member of the US Armed Forces, first with the US Navy Reserve and, since 2004, the US Air Force Reserve.

A recipient of numerous nursing and military honors, Lt. Col. Foote is a member of the National Eagle Scout Association, the Reserve Officer Association, the Air Force Association, Emergency Nurses Association, the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, and Sigma Theta Tau. He presently serves as Chief Nurse Executive of the 514th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and Consultant for Pain Management with the Air Force Reserve.

Richard has been a Director of multiple departments, to include progressive care, pediatrics, cardiac care, and the emergency department. Richard has been a Director of Nursing Operations and currently serves as the Director of Nursing Services for Mitchell Cancer Institutes in Mobile, Alabama. Lt. Col. Foote serves in a Nursing Practice position on the Board.