Roger Crandall and Dr.
Alice Hunter bring diverse and impressive backgrounds to Lahey Clinic
BURLINGTON, MA (November 3, 2016) – The Lahey Clinic Foundation
announced today the addition of Roger W.
Crandall and Alice Hunter, MD to
its Board of Trustees. As trustees, they will provide
governance and leadership to Lahey Health and Lahey Hospital & Medical
Center and their respective senior leadership teams, furthering the
organization’s mission to provide high-quality, cost-effective care.
Clinic Foundation Board supports Lahey Health’s tertiary hospital, Lahey
Hospital & Medical Center, and focuses primarily on the establishment of policies and procedures
regarding hospital operations, patient care quality and satisfaction, the
provision of clinical services, ensuring compliance with all accreditation
requirements, physician credentialing, philanthropy, fundraising, and community
service planning in a manner responsive to local community needs.
“Roger Crandall and Alice
Hunter each bring an impressive resume and leadership credentials to the Board,”
said Ann Marie Connolly, Chair of the
Lahey Clinic Foundation Board of Trustees. “We are very excited to have
them by our side as we continue identifying new ways to strengthen the high
quality of clinical care at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.”
Roger W. Crandall serves as the Chairman, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
(MassMutual) a leading, financially strong mutual insurance company run for the
benefit of its policy owners and customers. Crandall first joined Mass Mutual
in 1988 as a real estate investment trainee and assumed broader leadership
roles throughout his career before becoming President in 2008 and CEO and
Chairman in 2010. He is actively involved in industry, civic and
economic development organizations, serving as a member of the American Council
of Life Insurers Board of Directors and the Business Roundtable, and also
serves on the Smithsonian National Board, the Wharton Board of Leadership
Advisors, the University of Vermont Foundation Leadership Council and the Massachusetts
M.D. is the Director of Hand Surgery in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery
at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and has served in this role since 1999. Dr.
Hunter is also a clinical instructor at Boston University. Prior to joining
Lahey, she worked at Wareham Orthopedic Associates, Inc., as an Associate Orthopedic
Surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and as a high school biology and
chemistry teacher at Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Hunter
is a member of several professional associations, including the American
Academy for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons,
the New England Hand Society and the New England Orthopedic Society.
For a full list of members of the Lahey Clinic Foundation Board of
Trustees, visit http://www.lahey.org/About_Lahey/Leadership/Board_of_Trustees.aspx.
About Lahey Health
Lahey Health is what’s next in healthcare, providing a full continuum
of integrated health services close to where you live or work. It is comprised
of nationally recognized, award-winning hospitals—including an academic
hospital and medical center, and community hospitals—primary care providers, specialist physicians, behavioral health services, post-acute programs such as
home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior
care resources located throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New
Lahey Health offers nearly 1,000 locally based physicians providing
clinical excellence and an exceptional patient experience in adult and
pediatric primary care and every medical specialty, including kidney and liver
transplantation; neurosurgery, cancer, cardiovascular and orthopedic medical
and surgical care; local emergency and trauma care; urological surgery; chronic
disease prevention and health management; and pediatric emergency, newborn and
inpatient care provided in collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital
Lahey Health includes Lahey Hospital & Medical Center—a teaching
hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine—and Lahey Clinic physician
group with practices in Burlington, Peabody and other locations throughout
northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire; Beverly Hospital;
Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, Mass.; Winchester Hospital; Lahey
Health Senior Care and Lahey Health Behavioral Services as well as more than 30
primary care physician practices and multiple outpatient and satellite
specialty care facilities.
Together, we are making innovative, integrated healthcare more
personal and more accessible. For more information, visit LaheyHealth.org and
its member websites Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Beverly
Hospital, and Lahey Health Behavioral Services.
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