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    May 26, 2016

    BROOKLYN, NY – The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of Gary G. Terrinoni as the hospital’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Terrinoni is presently Executive Vice President of Administration (COO) and Chief Financial Officer of Kennedy Health System. The System, located in Voorhees, New Jersey, includes three acute care hospitals. Mr. Terrinoni’s appointment is the result of a nationwide search for a successor to Dr. Richard B. Becker, who stepped down in March. Mr. Terrinoni will begin at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in November.

    Prior to joining Kennedy Health System, Mr. Terrinoni was a leading executive at Richmond University Medical Center on Staten Island. While at Richmond University Medical Center, Mr. Terrinoni orchestrated a sweeping financial and operational turnaround of the West New Brighton health care facility. 

    “We are very pleased to have a hospital executive of Gary Terrinoni’s stature and experience take the helm of The Brooklyn Hospital Center,” said Carlos P. Naudon, Chairman of The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Board of Trustees. “Mr. Terrinoni is a strong leader who will help our hospital further expand its award-winning care of the Brooklyn community.”

    Said Mr. Terrinoni, “I am delighted to be returning to New York City, to serve as President of The Brooklyn Hospital Center, which has a historic record of serving Brooklyn since 1845. It is a great honor to join the staff of this innovative hospital and to be a part of its mission to improve access to high-quality, local care where it is most needed.”

     Mr. Terrinoni received a Bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

    About The Brooklyn Hospital Center

    Founded as the borough’s first voluntary hospital, The Brooklyn Hospital Center has been keeping Brooklyn healthy since 1845. Today, it is a 464-bed community teaching hospital, and provides a full range of primary, specialty, diagnostic and tertiary care with a team of outstanding physicians, nurses and staff. TBHC services almost 300,000 annual patient visits throughout Brooklyn. Located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, TBHC is a clinical affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and an academic affiliate of The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. TBHC has fully accredited, independent residency programs in emergency medicine, internal medicine, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, pharmacy, family medicine, general dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. TBHC trains more than 250 physicians each year.

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