Dupuis To Take Helm of VNA South Central

Lisa L. Dupuis, OTR/L, MBA of Shelton, CT has been selected by the Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut, Inc. to become it’s new President & CEO/Administrator. The appointment is effective June 29, 2016.

Mrs. Dupuis most recently was the President/CEO of Constellation Health Services based in Norwalk, CT and has over twenty-seven years in various managerial and administrative roles in health care delivery with a majority of that time in home health care services.

Lisa Dupuis also serves as Chair of the Quality Improvement Committee and Board Member of the Connecticut Healthcare at Home Association and is also a member of it’s Future of Healthcare at Home committee.

“I am looking forward to working with a very experienced and dynamic team to continue to provide homecare to the forty-three towns VNA South Central has served for over a century”, Mrs. Dupuis commented.

She will replace John R. Quinn, the current President & CEO who is retiring July 15, 2016 after seven and one half years in the leadership of VNA South Central. Mr. Quinn stated “with Lisa’s extensive executive management experience in home health care this transition will be seamless. I wish her much success”.

“The Board of Directors conducted an extensive CEO search and we are pleased to have hired the strongest candidate to lead VNA South Central through the challenges facing home health care services in the years to come” concluded Dr. Anthony DiSalvo, Board Chair.

About Visiting Nurse Association of South Central CT, Inc. (VNA South Central)

Founded in 1904, the VNA South Central, which is the original VNA of New Haven, Milford, East Haven, and the Valley, is a state licensed, non-profit, community-based home health care agency. The VNA South Central staff consists of highly skilled nurses, therapists, medical social workers and home health aides. A vital resource to the communities it serves, the VNA South Central provides a wide range of specialized clinical services, community programs, the Nurturing Families Network and subsidized care, (through the Valley United Way and First Niagara Foundation) to those who are in need. The agency employs over 150 staff members, has yearly admissions of over 3,500 patients and makes over 105,000 home visits per year. The agency is the founder of the Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing. The VNA South Central Is supported in part by The Community Foundation’s for Greater New Haven and the Valley, Valley United Way, First Niagara, the Katherine Matthies Foundation and corporate sponsors and individual donors. To learn more about the VNA South Central visit www.vnascc.org.