Saint Joseph London Foundation Announces New Board Leadership

8/12/2013

Media Contact(s):
Sharon Hershberger
Public Affairs Director, Saint Joseph London
Phone: 606-330-6009

 

London, Ky. (INSERT DATE)—The Saint Joseph Hospital London Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health, is pleased to announce new appointments to its 2013-2014 executive committee and board of directors.
 
Executive committee appointments include:
Chair, Wayne Sturgeon, member, Baldwin CPAs, PLLC
Vice-Chair, Libby Farmer, community volunteer
Treasurer, Christy Spitser, CFO, Saint Joseph London
 
New members to the board of directors include:
Shannon Allen, pharmacy and drug inspector, Kentucky Board of Pharmacy
Mike Fiechter, financial advisor, Edward Jones Investments, London, Ky.
Greg D. Gerard, President, Saint Joseph London
Scott Webster, attorney, Messer, Sizemore & Webster, London, Ky.
 
The primary purpose of the Saint Joseph London Foundation is to raise and administer funds to support the core values and mission of Saint Joseph London. One of the Foundation’s goals is to bridge the gap between medicine and compassion.  The Foundation is always looking for ways to assist those in need and is funded solely by the generous contributions of those wishing to assist our efforts. 
 
Recently, the Saint Joseph London Foundation committed more than $72,000 to purchase Noelle and Newborn Hal, a neonatal birthing simulator and training device, the largest expenditure for equipment it has made for the hospital to date.  The equipment will help hospital staff practice how to treat and react to a variety of situations that can arise in labor and delivery. 
 
For more information or to make a gift to the Saint Joseph London Foundation, please call 606.330.6008 or www.saintjosephlondon.org.
 
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center.  The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies, with nearly 15,000 employees across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.
 
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