Boston Medical Center Announces New Appointments To Nurse Leadership Team

in Health & Medicine, News Releases
August 2nd, 2007

Contact: Gina M. Digravio, 617-638-8491 | gina.digravio@bmc.org

(Boston) – Boston Medical Center’s (BMC) nurse leadership team was recently enhanced by the appointment of three new members.

Back Bay resident Scott Wendricks, MS, RN has been appointed as director of medicine/surgery. Wendricks received his master’s degree in nursing administration from Northeastern University in Boston. Prior to his BMC appointment, Wendricks served as an off-shift manager at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He recently relocated from San Francisco where he held a position as manager of the Kanbar Cardiac Center within California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California. Wendricks is also part of the adjunct faculty at Northeastern University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies and was recently appointed to the adjunct faculty at the University of Massachusetts-Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Jamaica Plain resident Inalbis Rey-Mora BSN, RN, MHA is returning to BMC as Director of Operative Services after serving as Director of Perioperative Services at the Leominster campus of the Health Alliance Hospital. Her prior appointment at BMC was supervisor and central administrator of the Menino and East Newton Pavilions. Rey-Mora received her master’s degree in health care administration from Simmons College in Boston. She is also a clinical instructor at Simmons College, the University of Massachusetts and is an adjunct faculty member at Bunker Hill Community College.

Scituate resident Kathryn Whalen, MS, RN is returning to BMC as Director of Critical Care. Whalen’s prior BMC appointment was as nurse manager of the Newton Pavilion Emergency Department. Prior to her new appointment, she served as director of cardiovascular/ stroke services at Quincy Medical Center.

Whalen received her master’s degree in nursing administration and business management from Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts. She received numerous awards from her first appointment at BMC including the Cenci Nursing Excellence Award, Emergency Department Nursing Excellence Award and the We Care Award.

Whalen is a member of the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the Massachusetts Organization of Nurse Executives and the Emergency Nurse Association.

“These nurses are exceptional leaders who share our commitment to exceptional care and I am thrilled that they have joined out team,” said Lisa O’Connor, RN, BSN, MS, CNAA vice president of nursing at BMC.

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