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Ellen G. Wilson named associate vice president for human resources at State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse

Ellen G. Wilson has joined the State University of New York Health Science Center as associate vice president for human resources. She will be responsible for the entire human resource function across the institution, which includes the colleges of Medicine, Health Professions, Nursing and Graduate Studies and the University Hospital.

The Health Science Center provides over 5,300 state, research foundation and contract jobs on campus, making it the largest employer in Onondaga County. One of Wilson's first tasks will be to do a comprehensive needs assessment of all components of the Health Science Center and to ensure that human resources is accessible and responsive to the needs and requirements of the always-changing academic health center environment.

Wilson comes to the Health Science Center after a 16-year career at Prepaid Health Plan of Central New York (PHP) where she established the personnel/human resources function. During her tenure at PHP, she was promoted through several management levels, and at the time of her departure was vice president for human resources and communications.

She holds a bachelor's degree from the College of Holy Cross and a master's degree in labor and industrial relations from the University of Illinois.

Wilson and her husband, Ron Seeber, live in Marcellus and are the parents of three boys.