Expert Lecture on Health Care

PATCHOGUE, NY – APRIL 1, 2010 – St. Joseph’s College will host an expert panel discussion on health care, “Careers in Health Care: Today's Needs and Tomorrow's Opportunities,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, as part of a lecture series on current health care topics. John Sardelis, Dr.P.H., associate chair of health administration and founder of the St. Joseph’s College Healthcare Center for Outreach, Research and Education (C.O.R.E.) will serve as moderator.

Three expert panelists will join Dr. Sardelis to discuss current and projected trends in the health care profession: Vice President of Human Resources for St. Francis Hospital and Mercy Medical Center, Anthony J. Pellicano; President and CEO of Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council Inc., and Lecturer at St. Joseph’s College, Kevin W. Dahill and Senior Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer for North Shore-LIJ Health System, Joseph Cabral. Preceding the discussion, a resume writing and career workshop will be available from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for those interested in entering the health care field or looking to advance or alter their careers.

“With health care being the largest growing private employer on Long Island, it is anticipated that the demand for skilled workers in many areas will increase,” said Dr. Sardelis. “Our expert panel will discuss what opportunities exist today and also what they see on the employment horizon.”

This event, which is being co-sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and Health C.O.R.E. at St. Joseph’s College, is free and open to the public, and will be held in the McGann Conference Center at the College’s Long Island Campus. A question and answer session will immediately follow the panel discussion at 7:30 p.m. A light cocktail reception will conclude the evening. For more information or to R.S.V.P., please contact Catherine Rapisardi at 631.687.2654 or

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St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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