LEROY D. FRANCIS, MPH, ADMINSTRATOR FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF SURGERY, OPHTHALMOLOGY AND ANESTHESIOLOGY AND PROJECT MANAGER FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, IS HONORED BY THE HEALTHCARE LEADERS OF NEW YORK, RECEIVING THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES EARLY CAREERIST AWARD - Press Release › NuHealth - Nassau Health Care Corporation

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LEROY D. FRANCIS, MPH, ADMINSTRATOR FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF SURGERY, OPHTHALMOLOGY AND ANESTHESIOLOGY AND PROJECT MANAGER FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, IS HONORED BY THE HEALTHCARE LEADERS OF NEW YORK, RECEIVING THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES EARLY CAREERIST AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 18, 2010

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Shelley Lotenberg
shelley@numc.edu
516-572-6055

LEROY D. FRANCIS, MPH, ADMINSTRATOR FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF SURGERY, OPHTHALMOLOGY AND ANESTHESIOLOGY AND PROJECT MANAGER FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, IS HONORED BY THE HEALTHCARE LEADERS OF NEW YORK, RECEIVING THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES EARLY CAREERIST AWARD

East Meadow, NY… Leroy D. Francis, MPH, administrator for the departments of surgery, ophthalmology and anesthesiology and project manager for business development office at NUMC, has been honored by the Healthcare Leaders of New York (HLNY) and has received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Early Career Healthcare Executives Regent’s Award. Francis was presented with the award on Wednesday June 16, 2010 at the HLNY’s annual gala held at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.

In congratulating Francis on his well deserved honor, Arthur A. Gianelli, President/ CEO of the NuHealth System, said: “This outstanding recognition of being awarded the ACHE’s early careerist award is a testament to the hard work and dedication Leroy Francis demonstrates on a daily basis. We are indeed fortunate and grateful to have him as a member of our NUMC team.”

“Working at NuHealth has been an amazing experience and I am grateful for the opportunity to grow within a transcending organization under exceptional leadership,” said Francis.

HLNY is the local chapter of ACHE and represents professionals who manage the business affairs of healthcare organizations throughout the New York metropolitan area. The ACHE Early Career Executives Regent’s Award recognizes the ACHE affiliates who have significantly contributed toward the advancement of healthcare management excellence and achievement of the goals of ACHE. Affiliates are evaluated on leadership ability, innovative and creative management, executive capability in developing their own organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community, participation in local, state, hospital and health association activities, participation in civic/ community activities and projects, and participation in College activities and interest in assisting the College in achieving its objectives.

Leroy Francis graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in Health and Society.  He started his career as a Grants Manager at Biomedical Research Alliance of New York, LLC.  He then went on to receive a Masters in Public Health in Health Policy and Management from New York Medical College. After graduating in 2007, Leroy began an Administrative Fellowship program at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.  The experiences and relationships forged at Cohen’s Children’s Hospital (formerly Schneider), the Emergency Department at Long Island Jewish Hospital, the Office of Strategic Planning, Nassau University Medical Center and the Health System provided him with a strong leadership foundation.

ABOUT NUHEALTH
NuHealth is a Long Island health care organization delivering essential medical care and disease and lifestyle management to everyone at every stage of life.  Also known as Nassau Health Care Corporation, NuHealth is a public benefit corporation managing the operations of Nassau Medical Center, A. Holly Patterson Extended Care and a network of Family Health Centers that bring primary and specialty care out into the community.  By emphasizing wellness, cultural sensitivity and collaborative efforts with the North Shore-LIJ Health System, NuHealth is working to make good care more affordable and easier to access.

For more information about NuHealth or its Centers of Care, visit www.nuhealth.net.

 

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