Page 9 - Friends Newsletter Spring 2015
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Richard DiLalla Named Vice President of NLH Medical Group

NLH announces the appointment     effect change in a relatively quick    In addition to his management
of Richard DiLalla as Vice        manner." When asked to describe        experience at Dartmouth-
President of the NLH Medical      his philosophy, Richard said, "I like  Hitchcock, Richard served as
Group. Formerly the Performance   to work hard, and have fun!"           the Director of Finance and
Manager for the Department                                               Administration for the Center
of Orthopaedics at Dartmouth-     In his new role, Richard influences    for Orthotics and Prosthetic
Hitchcock, Richard brings         practice management at NLH,            Care in North Carolina, and has
more than 20 years of practice    Newport Health Center and              been involved in the sport of
administrator experience to NLH,  the New London Pediatric Care          competitive swimming, as a coach
working in both primary care and  Center. His responsibilities include   or participant, over the last
specialty practices.              patient focused operations,            30 years.
                                  creating a Medical Home to
Richard commented, "The           provide care for our population,
thing that drew me to New         staff development and retention,
London Hospital is the openness,  budget development and
and honesty of staff and          monitoring, as well as strategic
administration, and the ability   planning and implementation for
to work with people at a level    the New London Hospital
where we can make decisions and   Service Region.

NLH Medical Group Welcomes Doug Kleinman

NLH is pleased to welcome Doug    Prior to joining NLH, Doug       “     "I am truly excited to be a part
Kleinman, PA-C to the New         served as a physician assistant        of the New London Hospital
London Hospital Medical Group     at Dartmouth-Hitchcock where           team and I’m looking forward
as a member of the Orthopaedic    he worked with the Total Joint         to getting to know my patients
team, working alongside James                                            and the community at large,"
Murphy, MD.                       “Service, Sports Medicine and          said Doug. "I love helping people
                                                                         remain active as well as helping
                                  Pediatric Orthopaedic teams.           them to return to their passions
                                                                         after an injury."
                                   I’m looking forward
                                   to getting to know                    A graduate of Skidmore College in
                                   my patients and the                   Saratoga Springs, New York, Doug
                                   community at large.                   completed the Physician Assistant
                                                                         program at the University of
                                  In addition he also served as          Colorado Health Sciences Center
                                  an associate faculty member at         in Denver. When not caring
                                  the Geisel School of Medicine          for patients, he is an outdoor
                                  at Dartmouth College. Before           enthusiast, whether it’s skiing,
                                  moving to New Hampshire, Doug          biking, hiking, playing soccer or
                                  lived in Colorado and worked as a      hanging out with his dog Juneau.
                                  physician assistant for
                                  Vail-Summit Orthopaedics.              For more information or to
                                                                         schedule an appointment with
                                                                         Doug Kleinman, call 603-526-5172.

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