York Hospital welcomes new medical staff
YORK, Maine — York Hospital welcomes seven new providers to its medical staff. August marked the arrival of Rossli Delorey, FNP-C, in Plastic Surgery; Will Seymour, PMH-NP, to the team at Psychiatry Associates of York Hospital, and Christopher Yoo, DO, in Cardiology. In September Amelia Connell, FNP-C, will be seeing patients at Sanford Walk-In Care, while Talley Slate, FNP-C, will join the Hyperbaric Medicine at Wound Care team at York Hospital in Wells. Kittery Family Practice welcomes Hannah Stutts, FNP-BC, and Allison Vinograd, FNP-C, to the provider team.
Rossli Delorey, FNP-C, earned her BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., followed by her MSN from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H. Delorey’s career has featured positions as an RN and Faculty member at the New Hampton School in New Hampton, N.H., an electronic medical record analyst at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, along with a clinical systems nurse analyst at Wentworth Douglass Hospital in Dover, N.H. Following certification as a family nurse practitioner from the University of New Hampshire, she held positions in Portsmouth, N.H., as Medical Director at Complexions Regenerative Skincare & Wellness and Nurse Practitioner at AW Plastic Surgery with Dr. Anthony Wilson, MD. Delorey currently assists Dr. Anthony Wilson with plastic surgery procedures in the OR.
Will Seymour, PMH-NP, joins his colleagues at Psychiatry Associates of York Hospital. Seymour comes to the team with experience as a psychiatric RN assisting both adults and young adults at Spring Harbor Hospital in Westbrook, Maine. As charge nurse, he managed unit staff, implemented and collaborated on complex treatment plans, provided pharmaco- and psycho-education, providing skilled intervention on Adult Services. While caring for patients in Young Adult Services, he integrated therapeutic modalities, such as DBT with treatment. Seymour earned his BA at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., his ABSN at University of New England and ultimately, his MSN and PMH-NP certification from the University of Southern Maine (USM), both in Portland, Maine. During his free time you’ll find him surfing, swimming, canoeing or relaxing on Maine’s lakes and beaches. He looks forward to being “a collaborative member of the York Hospital community”, and providing his clients with “thoughtful and effective care.”
Christopher Yoo, DO, has begun seeing patients at Cardiovascular Care Associates of York Hospital. Dr. Yoo comes to York Hospital after earning a BA in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash. He completed medical school at Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, Wash., followed by a residency in internal medicine from Genesys Regional Medical Center, in Grand Blanc, Mich. Dr. Yoo then completed his Cardiovascular Fellowship at Ascension Genesys Medical Center, also in Grand Blanc. During residency he developed an ECG curriculum for internal medicine residents, along with leading physiology and anatomy study groups for medical students. Fluent in Korean, Dr. Yoo has volunteered at the G20 Summit in Seoul, South Korea, where he assisted and interpreted for Korean- and English-speaking patients receiving medical care. When not caring for patients, you can find him enjoying a game of Ultimate Frisbee or training for his next marathon.
Amelia Connell, PA, will be treating patients at Sanford Walk-In Care. She earned her BS in biomedical science at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H., Master of Health Science in Molecular Microbiology & Immunology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., and MS – Physician Assistant at the University of New England in Portland, Maine. Connell’s medical background includes positions as a surgery assistant with Northeast Dermatology, where she assisted in Mohs micrographical surgical procedures and plastic surgery repairs. She gained additional experience as an EMT at McGregor Memorial EMS in Durham. Connell has a long history of volunteerism, including Habitat for Humanity in Slidell, La., Americorps VISTA in Bellingham, Wash., and Partners in World Health in Portland, Maine.
Talley Slate, FNP-C, is the newest member of the team at Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at York Hospital in Wells. With 20 years as a nurse and nurse practitioner, Slate earned her BSN at Franklin Pierce University in Portsmouth, and MSN at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Her nursing experience includes Riverside Rest Home in Dover, N.H., where she was Nursing Supervisor and managed infection control for 200+ patients. As a nurse practitioner at Salmon Falls Family Healthcare in Somersworth, N.H. Slate cared for patients ranging in age from pediatric to geriatric, providing educational tools for patients and families, in support of a patient-centered care model. In her position at York Hospital, she looks forward to educating her patients on the comorbidities that may cause complex wounds while providing evidence-based and compassionate, patient-centered care. Away from the practice, you can find her camping, golfing and running with her husband and two children, and currently preparing for their first family 5K at Walt Disney World.
Hannah Stutts, FNP-BC, has joined the medical staff at Kittery Family Practice. Stutts earned both her BSN and MSN from the University of New Hampshire. She has practiced at Barton Associates in Keene, N.H., and most recently at HealthFirst Family Care Center in Laconia, where she helped to manage care for primary and chronic conditions, along with urgent care. She is excited to “bring a sense of collaborative and positive patient-caregiver support to help my patients achieve their best health goals, in the same community that I call home.” When not caring for patients she enjoys reading, and spending time with her husband, kids and three dogs – especially at the beach.
Allison Vinograd, FNP-C, DNP, has joined the team of providers at Kittery Family Practice. She earned a BSN at the University of Alabama, MSN/FNP at South University in Savannah, Ga., and DNP from the University of New Hampshire. Vinograd’s extensive experience includes positions as an RN in Labor & Delivery at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., New York Methodist Hospital and York Hospital. At Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, she cared for patients in the cardiopulmonary transplant ICU, and then transitioned to the ER at Methodist Lebonheur Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. As a family nurse practitioner Vinograd provided dermatology procedures at Ideal Image in Memphis, then assessed, diagnosed, and treated patient at CVS Health Minute Clinic in Amesbury, Mass. During time away from the practice, she enjoys reading, studying the Greek language and spending time with her two young children and husband Dr. Michael Vinograd, a pediatrician at York Hospital. Vinograd is eager to serve her community with relatable, quality health care. With a passion to explain medical knowledge in language easy for patients to understand and execute, she is particularly interested in helping Medicare recipients better understand and navigate available health care services.
For more information about these newest members of the York Hospital medical staff, call York Hospital at 207-351-2273. For further details about other York Hospital providers and services, visit www.yorkhospital.com or contact Community Relations at 207-351-2385 or [email protected]
American Heart Association in New Hampshire announces new board leadership and members
MANCHESTER — The American Heart Association in New Hampshire is entering its 2022-23 fiscal year with dedicated volunteers who will lead the organization’s local team in pursuit of its mission, to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.
The Association thanks members who have completed their board terms and has named a new president and chair, along with welcoming three new members to its board of directors. Together they will serve as a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.
Stepping up into leadership roles are the Association’s Board Chair Mark Dell’Orfanno, an energy, natural resources, and corporate lawyer, and Board President Michelle Ouellette, MD, an interventional cardiologist with Catholic Medical Center. The newest members of the Association’s Board of Directors include: Sean Medhani, Director of Cardiology, New England Heart & Vascular Institute; Ryan Terrell, Managing Director, SOLVE Beauty Brands; and Vikas Veeranna, MD, cardiologist, New England Heart & Vascular Institute.
The Association thanks the following continuing board members: Joshua Benton, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Health & Sports Center; Mark Dell’Orfano, Attorney, Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, P.A.; Melissa Golightly, Unit Nurser Manager, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center; Emily Knight, Quality Department, Wentworth Douglass Hospital; Denise Poudrier Normandin, RD, LD, MA, DipACLM, Founder & CEO, Enlighten Nutrition & Wellness, LLC; and Michael Ramshaw, President, New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
“As a volunteer-based organization, the American Heart Association relies on the dedication of men and women who are committed to our mission, and whose passion helps drive our success,” says Brian Shankey, the Association’s Executive Director for Northern New England. “We are grateful for our volunteer Board of Directors, whose leadership will propel the Association’s work toward our 2024 Health Equity Impact Goal, reducing barriers to health care access and quality.”
Board members will work alongside the Association’s New Hampshire staff to advance its mission and fundraising priorities. The board oversees opportunities for investment in New Hampshire to improve health and well-being and will build on existing efforts around health care access and quality, addressing issues of nutrition and food security, hypertension reduction, CPR awareness and more.
To learn more about the Association’s work in New Hampshire and to get involved, visit Heart.org/NewHampshire or follow them @NHHeartAssoc on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.