tanko was in the first graduating class of South Laurel High School in 1993. She has practiced Family Medicine at Saint Joseph London since 2004. After high school, she attended Georgetown College and medical school at the University of Kentucky and completed her residency with Cabarrus Family Medical, an affiliate of the University of North Carolina. Stanko is also a diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and an assistant clinical professor at the University of Louisville.
Stanko has been married to her husband, Ed, for 14 years and together have three children, Ellie, Will and Rose. The family, and extended family, are active members at London’s First Baptist Church. She has served on the Laurel County Board of Health since 2005 and, beginning this year, serves as the physician advisor to the Laurel County School Nurse Program.
“In my time at Saint Joseph London, I have been impressed with Dr. Stanko’s knowledge, engagement and passion for her profession and in quality improvement,” said Greg Gerard, president of Saint Joseph London. “Her commitment is without question and I know she will bring the same energy & passion to her new role as CMO.”