Nurse, attorney and local Brooklynite, Lizanne Fontaine, was recently named Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC), the oldest hospital in the borough and the only hospital located in Downtown Brooklyn. She is the first nurse in the hospital’s history to serve in this position.
July 18, 2018
Ten Minutes With: Lizanne Fontaine, Chairperson, The Brooklyn Hospital Center Board of Trustees
Congratulations on your appointment as Board Chair for The Brooklyn Hospital Center.
Thank you! I am delighted to have this opportunity. Since I joined the Board in 2002, I had a front row seat to see what good board leadership looks like. I learned a lot from previous Chairs, Carlos Naudon and Jonathan Weld. I am also looking forward to working closely with our President, Gary Terrinoni, and his team to help move the hospital’s mission forward.
July 16, 2018
Founders Ball to Highlight The Brooklyn Hospital Center and Mount Sinai Heart Collaboration
Key sponsors and celebrities are showing their support of Brooklyn Hospital Foundation’s 2018 Founders Ball which will celebrate the recent collaboration of The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) and Mount Sinai Heart. This partnership is providing extraordinary access to comprehensive cardiac care in Downtown Brooklyn. The alliance makes it possible for TBHC to offer sophisticated preventive, diagnostic, interventional and treatment services.
June 11, 2018
The Brooklyn Hospital Center Partners with Cookie’s Kids Department Store
Local store provides blankets, gift cards and important info to moms. Babies delivered at The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) are going home swaddled in warm blankets thanks to a generous donation from Cookie’s Department Store. “We are pleased to partner with Cookie’s to promote prenatal and newborn care and help ensure that the babies delivered at TBHC go home healthy, warm and comfortable,” says Gary G. Terrinoni, President and CEO of TBHC. “We could not ask for a better partner.
May 22, 2018
The Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center’s Weight Loss Center Achieves Important National Accreditation
Downtown Brooklyn site meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center according to national quality standards established to deliver high-quality bariatric care. Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care right in Downtown Brooklyn.