CRMC APPOINTS HENRY “CHIP” DUNHAM NURSING CLINICAL DIRECTOR, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT – 03/30/2011
March 30, 2011 – Harris, N.Y. – Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) recently announced the appointment of Henry “Chip” Dunham, RN, as its Nursing Clinical Director, Emergency Department. Dunham has 24-hour clinical and administrative responsibility for CRMC’s Emergency Department.
“Chip brings passion, experience and a proven history of leading Emergency Department teams to CRMC,” said Steven Ruwoldt, CEO of Catskill Regional Medical Center. “We are dedicated to advancing patient care for Sullivan County and its surrounding communities. Currently, we’re expanding our Emergency Department and have launched a variety of initiatives to increase the level of service we provide to the community, and putting the proper team in place is an important part of that. We are pleased to have Chip as part of the CRMC family.”
Prior to joining CRMC, Dunham was Clinical Manager, Emergency Department at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Mass., where he was responsible for the day-to-day, shift-to-shift operations of a 60,000 visit, Level 2 Trauma Emergency Department.
Dunham earned his associate degree in nursing from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y., and his Bachelor of Science in nursing from Elms College in Chicopee, Mass. He is a Registered Nurse in both New York and Massachusetts. Dunham is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the National Association of EMS Physicians and the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.