Nursing at Hackensack Meridian Health

Our Hospital Nursing Leadership


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Maureen E. Sintich, DNP, MBA, R.N., WHNP-BC, NEA-BC

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Hackensack Meridian Health

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Dianne Aroh, MS, R.N., NEA-BC, FACHE

Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical and Patient Care Officer Hackensack University Medical Center

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Donna Ciufo, DNP, R.N., FNP-BC, NE-BC, CCRN

Vice President of Nursing & Operations, Jersey Shore University Medical Center

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Ellen Angelo, DNP, R.N., MSN, CCRN

Vice President, Nursing; Chief Nurse Executive Ocean Medical Center

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Kathy McKean, R.N., MPH, FACHE

Vice President of Nursing & Operations, Chief Nurse Executive Riverview Medical Center

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Debra Regen, BSN, MS, NEA-BC

Chief Nursing Officer Mountainside Medical Center

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Rubén D. Fernández, R.N., PH.D. (C)

Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President of Patient Care Services Palisades Medical Center

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Myrna Capabianco, R.N., MSN, PCCN, NEA-BC

Vice President of Nursing & Operations, Chief Nurse Executive Southern Ocean Medical Center

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Linda Walsh, R.N., MSN, CEN, NEA-BC

Vice President & Chief Nurse Executive Bayshore Medical Center

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Susan Giordano, R.N., BSN, MBA, NE – BC, FACHE

Chief Nursing Officer Pascack Valley Medical Center

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Micki Patrick, MSN, NEA-BC

Interim Chief Nurse Executive

Our Corporate and Partner Company Nursing Leadership


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Patricia Worth, RN, MS, ANP-BC, NEA-BC

Chief Nurse Executive, Meridian Quality Care

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Kathy Russell-Babin, PH.D., RN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC

Corporate Director, Nursing Education and Quality

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Teri Wurmser, PH.D., MPH, RN, NEA-BC

Director, Ann May Center for Nursing and Allied Health

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Tara Claudio, MSN, RN

Senior Manager, Nursing Business Operations

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Lisa Guinta, MSN, RN-BC

Magnet Program Director

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Melissa Harker, RN, MSN, BC

Manager Corporate Nursing Education