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Date
03/15/2016
Title
Hebrew SeniorLife Names Tammy Retalic, M.S., R.N., Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services
Sub Title
Retalic recognized for her strong nursing and clinical services leadership
Article
BOSTON — Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL), the largest provider of senior health care and communities in New England, and an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, announced the appointment of Tammy Retalic, M.S., R.N., to the senior leadership position of Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services.

Retalic, who began her career with HSL as a part-time clinical nurse educator in 2004, has subsequently held several progressively responsible positions with the non-profit organization. She most recently served as Chief Nursing Officer for Hebrew Rehabilitation Center located in Boston and Dedham, Mass. and prior to that role she was HSL’s Director of Professional Development. In her new role, Retalic will set strategic priorities for nursing and clinical services that support the care and quality-of-life for residents and patients across HSL.

“Tammy is an exceptional clinical leader who will continue to champion a spirit of partnership between our residents, patients, their families and care teams, while strategically providing oversight of nursing and clinical services leadership,” said Mary Moscato, President of HSL Health Care Services and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center.

Prior to joining HSL, Retalic held nursing positions at Marlborough Hospital, UMass Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital. She holds a Master of Science degree from Boston College and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Vermont.

“I am honored to continue my career journey at Hebrew SeniorLife where I have the privilege to work with an amazing team of dedicated senior care professionals each and every day,” Retalic said. “Together we care for a vulnerable population of seniors and are committed to serving them well into the future.”

About Hebrew SeniorLife

Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is a national senior services leader uniquely dedicated to rethinking, researching and redefining the possibilities of aging. Based in Boston, the non-profit, non-sectarian organization has provided communities and health care for seniors, research into aging, and education for geriatric care providers since 1903. For more information about Hebrew SeniorLife, visit www.hebrewseniorlife.org or connect on Twitter, Facebook or our blog. Hear from President and CEO Lou Woolf on how HSL is redefining the aging experience.