Member Spotlight

Issue February 2008

Denise C. Moore named president of Friends of the BWH

Denise C. Moore, Esq., has been elected president of the Friends of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Inc. The Friends of BWH is a volunteer organization whose membership consists of donors, patients, physicians, staff and friends committed to raising funds to promote the hospital’s mission through special events and ongoing fundraising efforts.

Moore is the recipient of the Alumna of the Year Award from Boston College Law School for her five years of service as co-chair of the BCLS Annual Fund. Moore has served as president of the Central Middlesex County Bar Association and is currently the vice president of the Cambridge, Arlington, Belmont Bar Association.

The Friends of BWH’s efforts have resulted in donations exceeding $7.5 million.

Richard K. Blankstein appointed to AHA Governing Council

Richard K. Blankstein, principal in the law firm of Posternak, Blankstein & Lund, Boston, has been appointed to the governing council of the American Hospital Association Section for Long-Term Care & Rehabilitation. Blankstein is chairman of the board of directors of New England Sinai Hospital, where he served as a member of the board since 1976. He has also served as board vice chairman and chairman-elect.

“This prestigious appointment recognizes Dick’s strengths in governance as they relate to the issues facing long-term care and rehabilitation,” said Sinai President and CEO Lester P. Schindel.
Governing council members advise the AHA on public policy issues, advocacy positions and emerging issues and member service strategies.