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Katharine Mooney named chief nursing officer of University Hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y.- Katharine “Katie” Mooney has been named chief nursing officer (CNO) for University Hospital. Mooney had served as interim CNO since Jan. 30. Phillip S. Schaengold, J.D., M.B.A., chief executive officer of University Hospital and senior associate dean for hospital affairs in the College of Medicine, made the announcement.
A member of University Hospital since 1983, Mooney began her nursing career at the hospital as a staff nurse in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit. She has held several management positions at University Hospital, including clinical manager and nurse administrator of the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, patient service director of the inpatient surgical services and since April 2005, associate director of nursing, responsible for Surgical, Trauma and Pain Services.
Mooney, of East Syracuse, received a master’s degree in nursing from Syracuse University in 1995; a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Keuka College in 1981; and a post-master’s certificate in nursing administration from Syracuse University. She completed the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Nursing Leaders Program.