Recent Articles from LVB Staff
Gregory E. Deavens, CPA, CGMA President and CEO Independence Blue Cross Deavens assumed the role of president and CEO January 2021. Under his leadership, Independence Blue Cross has been committed to advancing equitable, whole-person health care. This includes an emphasis on reducing racial and economic health inequities and integrating physical and mental health care. The organization also [&he[...]
Hoonani “Nani” Cuadrado Director of Education HEAL Trafficking Nani Cuadrado’s responsibilities as the organization’s director of education include providing educational initiatives to train health care providers domestically and internationally regarding protocol development, recognition, and response to human trafficking as well as to improve public policies which support anti-traffickin[...]
Peter J. Castagna Jr. President and CEO Hospital Central Services and Miller-Keystone Blood Center As president and CEO of Miller-Keystone Blood Center and its parent organization Hospital Central Services, Peter Castagna’s responsibilities include fulfilling the company’s mission to the communities that it serves by ensuring a safe and continuous supply of blood products and hygienically [&he[...]
Anne Baum President Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital Anne Baum’s role as president is to provide the hospital’s pediatric team with the resources, facilities and tools they need to be the champions for Children’s Health in the region. “Our children’s network is comprised of the third busiest children’s hospital in Pennsylvania and is home to […]
Bob Begliomini, PharmD, MBA President, Lehigh Valley Hospital—Cedar Crest Senior Vice President, Lehigh Valley Health Network Bob Begliomini is senior vice president of operations for LVHN, and president of Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, and president of the Lehigh Region. He is responsible for the executive leadership of the LVH–Cedar Crest campus, as well as […]
Charles Barbera, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP President and CEO Tower Health Reading Hospital Charles Barbera provides executive leadership to the overall strategic, operational, and quality initiatives of Reading Hospital, Tower Health’s 714-bed facility. He said the leadership team strives to ensure that Reading Hospital exceeds the expectations and needs of the community in ways that […]
Richard A. Anderson President and CEO St. Luke’s University Health Network Richard Anderson has been president and CEO of St. Luke’s University Health Network since 1985. Founded in 1872 to care for steel foundry workers in Bethlehem, St. Luke’s consisted of a community hospital in Fountain Hill when Anderson took over. It has since grown into one of […]
Raja Sohail Abbas, MD CEO and Psychiatrist Ethos Clinic Ethos Clinic is a full service behavioral health provider with multiple locations in the Lehigh Valley area, including Palmerton, Bethlehem and Emmaus. Abbas has served as CEO since March 2012. He previously served as medical director and chair of psychiatry of Blue Mountain Health System and […]
The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties CEO announces retirement and more.
As companies of all shapes and sizes have made workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives a priority, programs designed to combat racism and sexism are pretty much a given. But, experts say there’s one more “ism” that should be part of the conversation - ableism.