The Gunnison Valley Hospital in Gunnison, Sanpete County, has appointed Janica Husbands as director of nursing. She succeeds Bernice Fullmer.

Husbands has worked at the Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City, in Logan, and in the Home Health Services after moving to Monroe, Sevier County.At the hospital, she is responsible for scheduling and recruiting. She is working toward nursing care improvements and in planning for future growth, expected primarily because of the new state prison in Gunnison.