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CornerStone Vol. 27, No. 1, Summer/Fall 2017
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There’s a New Healthcare Force on Long Island
New Board Members Appointed
New Center Offers State-of-the-art Treatments for Varicose Veins
One Patient’s Vow to Live Healthfully
A Tradition of Giving: Local Family Gives back to Emergency Department, Once Again
National Recognition Once Again for The Children's Medical Center
NYU Winthrop Earns HBOT Accreditation with Distinction
Forbes Names NYU Winthrop One of "America's Best Employers" for 2017
Gold Standard for Inpatient Diabetes Care
More "Bests" for NYU Winthrop, CEO
Unique Regenerative Medicine Technique Provides Relief to 9/11 First Responder
Cancer Survivors Day
The Need for Philanthropy By E. Ramone Segree, Vice President, Development at NYU Winthrop Hospital
Inaugural President’s Circle Reception
32nd Annual Golf Tournament Raises over $560,000 for ED Expansion and Renovations
A Lifetime of Service: Board of Directors Honors Veronica B. Renken
Local Foundation Gives Back to Pediatric Patients
Grand Opening of NYU Winthrop Primary Care Clinic
Unique "Stop the Bleed" Course Offers Lifesaving Techniques
Beautiful New Artwork Lifts Children’s Spirits, Thanks to Generous Grant from the Encourage Kids Foundation
A Memorable Yuletide Ball
Love is in the Air
Milestone "Cause" Raises $110,000 for Child Life Program
Cancer Center for Kids Celebrates Hope and Healing
Stella's Superheroes Unite to Benefit Cancer Center for Kids
A Most Generous Gift Lifts Spirits, Once Again
The Ride to Fight Kid's Cancer
Gregg's Wings Foundation Honors a Little Life in a Big Way
NYU Winthrop Named a Preferred Medical Partner of the New York State Troopers PBA

New Board Members Appointed

The Board of Directors of NYU Winthrop Hospital is a committed group of community and professional leaders who are charged with supporting the mission of NYU Winthrop Hospital and setting the direction for the Hospital’s continued growth and expansion. Recently, six new members were elected to serve as part of this group, whose generosity and dedication carries on a legacy of commitment begun by the Hospital’s first Trustees in 1896. They include:

Kenneth Langone

Kenneth Langone | NYU Winthrop Hospital Board of DirectorsKenneth Langone is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Invemed Associates LLC, a New York Stock Exchange member firm specializing in healthcare and high technology companies. He received a BA from Bucknell University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business; he remains active with both institutions currently serving on the board of overseers of the Stern School and on the board of trustees of New York University as well as chairman of the Trustees of NYU Langone Health. In April 2008, the medical center was renamed the NYU Langone, reflecting a major gift provided by the Langone’s.

Thomas S. Murphy, Jr.

Thomas S. Murphy, Jr. | NYU Winthrop Hospital Board of DirectorsThomas S. Murphy, Jr. co-founded Crestview Partners – a mid-market private equity firm based in New York City – in 2004. He is a Partner of the Firm and a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to starting Crestview, Mr. Murphy was a partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He has served on a wide variety of corporate boards and serves as a Trustee of The Inner-City Scholarship Fund and NYU Langone Health. Mr. Murphy received his A.B. from Princeton University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. While at Harvard, he co-founded the Mass Bay Brewing Company.

Richard J. Donoghue

Richard J. Donoghue | NYU Winthrop Hospital Board of DirectorsRichard (Rick) J. Donoghue, Senior Vice President for Strategy, Planning and Business Development at NYU Langone Health, is responsible for the strategic initiatives of NYU Langone which includes both NYU Langone Hospitals and NYU School of Medicine. He is also responsible for the medical malpractice program and managed care contracting at NYU Langone. Since his arrival in 1990, Mr. Donoghue has worked in a variety of positions including chief financial officer, chief information officer and head of the Merger Office, responsible for the integration of NYU Langone Hospitals with Mount Sinai Hospital and the subsequent dissolution of that union.

Michael T. Burke

Michael T. Burke | NYU Winthrop Hospital Board of DirectorsMichael T. Burke, Senior Vice President and Vice Dean, Corporate Chief Financial Officer, joined NYU Langone Health in 2008, assuming responsibility for the hospital and medical school finance departments.  Since joining the Medical Center, he has initiated a finance transformation processed which entailed a complete assessment and overhaul of the existing business processes, systems and organization of NYU Langone.  He has also been instrumental in transforming the financial performance and profitability of the Medical Center, increasing funds for capital investment, and raising the investment grade by all rating agencies.

Josepha J. Lhota

Josepha J. Lhota | NYU Winthrop Hospital Board of DirectorsJoe Lhota is Vice Dean, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff for NYU Langone Health. He is responsible for aligning and integrating patient care, research, and education at NYU Hospitals and NYU School of Medicine. Mr. Lhota assists the Dean in managing the day-to-day activities and the strategic direction of this globally renowned academic medical center. Mr. Lhota brings more than 35 years of managerial and policy-making experience to the position.

Karen A. Wiley

Karen A. Wiley | NYU Winthrop Hospital Board of DirectorsKaren A. Wiley is Co-Owner and Vice President of Word Power Unlimited, Inc. – a family business she co-founded thirty-five years ago, provides mailing services and database development for corporations, nonprofits, and municipalities. Co-Founder and Co-President of the Wings of Winthrop (a community based fundraising group) since 2004, Ms. Wiley now serves as President of the Auxiliary of NYU Winthrop. In addition to her important service and contributions to NYU Winthrop, Ms. Wiley is a past president of the Rotary Club of Williston Park, where she has received the prestigious Paul Harris Award and Rotarian of the Year award for the many fundraising and service initiatives she has carried out.