October 22, 2010
Norwegian American Hospital has named José R. Sánchez as its president and chief executive.
Sánchez brings 30-plus years as a health care executive to the hospital that serves more than 112,000 patients annually.
Before joining Norwegian American, Sánchez was senior vice president of the Generations +/ Northern Manhattan Health Network, one of the largest health care networks in the New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.
Sánchez is a licensed social worker with a B.A. degree in psychology from the City College of New York and a master's of Social Work from Adelphi University.