The Future is Now: One Hospital’s Response to the Imperatives of Health Reform.

Guest Lecturer: Art Gianelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of NuHealth System

Date: 1/9/11 . 1-4pm

Location: 8th floor auditorium of the ARB (722 W 168th St.).

Arthur A. Gianelli is a graduate of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health EMPH program. As the President and Chief Executive Officer of the NuHealth System (also called the Nassau Health Care Corporation), he oversees a $545 million teaching facility and is a public safety net provider which operates the Nassau University Medical Center and the A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility; co-operates four family health centers in partnership with the Long Island FQHC, Inc.; is the majority owner of South Ocean Care, Inc.; and runs one school based clinic. He has served in this position since June 1, 2006. Previously, Mr. Gianelli served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the NuHealth System. He was appointed to this position on March 8, 2006.

For the prior ten years, Mr. Gianelli served in senior executive positions for two Long Island municipalities. He was Deputy County Executive for Budget and Finance for Nassau County and Director of Operations for the Town of North Hempstead.

Mr. Gianelli serves on serveral boards of directors, including Regional Policy Council 2 of the American Hospital Association as well as the Executive Committees of Healthfirst and the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems. He has delivered presentations at conferences across the country on public hospitals, health reform, and public finance. And he has received numerous professional, educational, and civic awards, most recently being designated by the Long Island Business News as one of the 20 most influential Long Islanders in 2010.

Mr. Gianelli earned a Bachelors Degree in History from St. John’s University, a Master of Arts Degree in Political Science from Brown University, a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Dowling College, and a Masters Degree in Public Health from Columbia University. In 2010, Mr. Gianelli taught healthcare economics to graduate students at Hofstra University.

Mr. Gianelli lives in New Hyde Park, New York with his wife, Nassau County District Court Judge Sharon Gianelli, and his two stepchildren, Cameron and Jessica.


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