PHCS Welcomes New Board Chairmen

Mar 31, 2014
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Kim J. Pimley, Chairman of the Princeton HealthCare System Board of Trustees Gerard A. Compito, MD, Chairman of the Princeton HealthCare System Foundation Board of Directors

Kim J. Pimley was named Chairman of the Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) Board of Trustees and Gerard A. Compito, MD, succeeded her as Chairman of the PHCS Foundation Board of Directors during the two boards' annual combined meeting on March 24.

Ms. Pimley, a Princeton resident who served as Chairman of the Foundation Board of Directors from 2010 to 2013, joined the PHCS Board of Trustees in 2010.

Co-founder of Pimley & Pimley Inc., a leading provider of credit training and corporate finance programs, Ms. Pimley is also president of P&P Training Resources Inc. Ms. Pimley serves on the Executive Council of the American Jewish Committee as Chair of National Leadership Development and on the board of McCarter Theater.

She previously served as president of the Jewish Center of Princeton and on the boards of The Pennington School and Opera Festival of New Jersey. Ms. Pimley is a graduate of Emory University, with bachelor's and master's degrees. She completed PhD coursework at the University of Chicago.

Ms. Pimley assumed the PHCS Chairman's post from Donald J. Hofmann, who had served on the board since 2002. Mr. Hofmann, a founding partner of Alston Capital Partners, lives in West Windsor. He received the honorary title of Chairman Emeritus to recognize his service on the Board of Trustees.

In addition to Mr. Hofmann, PHCS thanked several departing trustees, including:

  • Peter S. Amenta, MD, PhD, of West Windsor, the former Dean of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Frederick E. Cammerzell, Esq., a Princeton resident who has maintained a private law practice in Princeton since 1983 and also serves as Vice President and Director of Cammerzell Tool & Die Works Inc.
  • Charles S. (Steve) Dawson of Mercerville, the President and CEO of Princeton Diversity Partners LLC, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow (SMART) and founder of the Northeast Corridor Smart Cities Initative
  • JoAnn Heffernan Heisen, a Princeton resident, member of the Board of Directors for Vanguard Group Inc. and a former executive with Johnson & Johnson, having retired as Corporate Vice President and Global Diversity Officer
  • Steven P. Kahn, MD, FACS, a Princeton resident and board certified surgeon who has been a member of the PHCS Medical Staff since 1975
  • Ram Kolluri, a West Windsor resident and founder, President, CEO and CIO of Global Investment Management Inc.
  • Elwood W. Phares II of Princeton, Chairman and President of West Chemical Products Inc.
  • Retiring Rider University President Mordechai Rozanski, PhD
  • Michael C. Ruddy, MD, FACP, of Princeton Junction, who serves as Chief of Nephrology in the PHCS Department of Medicine
  • Former Princeton University President and Princeton resident Harold T. Shapiro, PhD

The Board of Trustees also welcomed several new members this year:

  • Paul von Autenried, a Princeton resident who serves as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Services and CIO of Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Robert C. Doll Jr., Chief Equity Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager at Nuveen Asset Management and a resident of Princeton
  • James (Jay) Dominick, PhD, a Princeton resident who serves as Vice President for Information Technology and CIO of Princeton University
  • Kenneth A. Goldman, MD, FACS, a Princeton resident and PHCS Medical Staff member who is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery
  • Maria (Charo) Juega, a longtime resident of Mercer County and Executive Director of the Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Mark L. Pollard of Princeton, the Managing Director of Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch and a member of the Foundation Board of Directors from 2005 through 2013
  • Jesse I. Treu, a Princeton resident and founding partner of Domain Associates LLC, a venture capital firm focusing on investments in the life sciences sector

The Board of Trustees governs PHCS, a comprehensive system that includes University Medical Center of Princeton (UMCP), Princeton House Behavioral Health, Princeton Rehabilitation, Princeton HomeCare, the Princeton Medicine primary and specialty care practice and ambulatory surgery centers in Plainsboro and Monroe.

The Board of Directors manages the PHCS Foundation, which financially supports and promotes the mission of PHCS.

The new Foundation Board Chairman, Dr. Compito, is a resident of Skillman. He is board certified in neuroradiology and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Compito is a member of Princeton Radiology, an attending physician at UMCP, past president of the PHCS Medical Staff and a former PHCS Trustee.

A Columbia University graduate, he earned his medical degree from State University of New York-Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. While completing a fellowship in neuroradiology at New York Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Compito served as an attending radiologist at Booth Memorial Medical Center in Flushing, N.Y., and as a staff radiologist for the United Nations.

In addition to welcoming its new Chairman, the Foundation seated three new Directors this year:

  • Rachel P. Dultz, MD, FACS, a Pennington resident and Medical Director of the UMCP Breast Health Center
  • W. Thomas Gutowski, MD, of Princeton, the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at PHCS and Medical Director of the Jim Craigie Center for Joint Replacement at UMCP
  • Norman Klath, a Princeton resident who retired as Managing Director of Global Research with J.P. Morgan

Departing Foundation Directors this year, in addition to Ms. Pimley and Mr. Pollard, included:

  • Kenneth H. Goldblatt, MD, a Washington Crossing, Pa., resident, past Chairman of the PHCS Department of Medicine and a Foundation Director since 2007
  • Duncan L. MacMillan of Princeton, one of the founders of Bloomberg LP who served as Treasurer of the board and was a member since 2005
  • James S. Regan of Pennington, General Partner at Harbourton Enterprises and a member of the Foundation Board since 2005
  • Robert D. Wedeking, CFA, a Princeton resident, the Chief Investment Officer of Geller Family Office Services and a Foundation Director since 2008
  • Peter I. Yi, MD, a Princeton resident and triple board certified physician — hematology, internal medicine and medical oncology — who served on the board since 2003 and co-chaired the Physicians' Development Committee