Valarie Amos

Chief Human Resources Officer

Valarie Amos is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Cook County Health. She oversees all functional areas within human resources, and is responsible for strategic planning and the delivery of effective human resources services for all CCH affiliates.

Ms. Amos began her health care career as nurse at Rush University Medical Center and brings with her more than 16 years of human resources leadership experience. Prior to joining Cook County Health, she served as the Director of Compensation, HRIS and Talent Acquisition at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Ms. Amos holds a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a master’s of science in Nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also a Certified Professional in Human Resources and a Lean Human Capital Recruiter Academy Certified Recruiter.