Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck recently announced several new leadership appointments, marking an important milestone in its road to recovery, especially as its COVID-19 volume continues to decline.
On JuAt the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak in April, Holy Name had 250 inpatients, today, the Bergen County health facility has three.
On July 29, four newly created executive nursing appointments were announced with Joseph Giles promoted to vice president of critical care services, Suzanne Juliano to vice president of inpatient services, Donna Vaglio to vice president of surgical services and Cedar Wang to vice president of nursing operations.
Wang made national headlines addressing the mental health aspect – specifically caregiver trauma – related to the pandemic.
On July 23, Nancy Palamara was appointed to the newly created position of vice president of therapeutics and diagnostics.
Michele Acito was appointed executive vice president, chief nursing officer on July 22. During the pandemic, she made the front page of the New York Times in its coverage of the virus in the Garden State.
Cathleen Davey was appointed president, Foundation, vice president of development in late May. She came to Holy Name from Ramapo College in Mahwah, and is well known throughout the state’s nonprofit, fundraising community.