NH Business People: Dustin joins Coos County Family Health Services
BERLIN - Coos County Family Health Services administrators have announced that Amanda Dustin has joined their staff as a family nurse practitioner.
The Boston native and former resident of Fremont will perform morning rounds at both the Coos County Nursing Home and the St. Vincent de Paul Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Berlin. She'll also provide care at the CCFHS Page Hill site during the afternoons.
"I came to the North Country area for the larger part of my clinical rotations because I wanted to work with people in a rural community," Dustin, who earned a master's degree from the University of New Hampshire, said in a news release.
She previously performed clinical rotations at facilities in Keene, Lawrence, Mass., and at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where her clinical experience included traumatic brain injury and orthopedic rehabilitation.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock adds five board members
LEBANON - Former U.S. Sen. Judd Gregg, Google executive Matthew Dunne, and physicians Steven A. Paris, Richard J. Powell and Richard I. Rothstein have been appointed to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Board of Trustees.
Gregg, a former governor of New Hampshire, has spent more than three decades in public office, most recently serving as the U.S. senator from New Hampshire from January 1993 until January 2011. In March 2010, he was appointed to President Obama's bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
Dunne, head of community affairs at Google, served seven years in the Vermont House before joining the Clinton administration as the director of AmeriCorps VISTA. In 2002 he was elected to two terms in the Vermont Senate. Before joining Google he was the associate director of the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College.
Paris is the medical director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock - Manchester. Paris has more than 30 years of experience in the medical management of multispecialty group practices. He is a past-president of the Child Health Services board, past chair and member of the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, past vice chair of the Heritage United Way, a past member of Leadership NH, and a past chair of the Granite United Way.
Powell is the section chief of vascular surgery and professor of surgery and radiology at Geisel School of Medicine. He has been a member of the DHMC Board of Governors since 2008. Powell's research interests center on the minimally invasive treatment of vascular disease. He has had NIH funding continuously since 1997 and has served as a member on multiple NIH study sections.
Rothstein returns to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Trustees, serving now as the chair of the Department of Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. He is the Joseph M. Huber Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He is also a professor of surgery and serves as the associate dean for continuing education.
Dennehy joins Best Buddies
Sarra Dennehy has joined Best Buddies International as director of development. She will be responsible for expanding Best Buddies in New Hampshire and opening the state's first Best Buddies office. Previously, Dennehy served as the development director for the New Hampshire office of the American Lung Association and has also worked in fundraising and media relations positions for several political campaigns.
Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Saniuk joins Music Hall
PORTSMOUTH - Lorianne Saniuk has joined The Music Hall performing arts center as membership coordinator. Saniuk will be responsible for coordinating marketing and promotional materials and activities relating to member services, relations, and retention for The Music Hall. The Suffolk University graduate will work to increase membership through community outreach and special events.
Bumbaca joins Cadec Global
MANCHESTER - Carol Bumbaca has joined Cadec Global as vice president of professional services for the fleet management solutions company. Bumbaca, who has more than 20 years of experience, will oversee a team of project managers, professional services, field service engineers, training and technical services support.
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