LEBANON, NH — Joanne M. Conroy began her tenure as CEO and president of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System this week.
“Today marks a true highlight of my career,” said Dr. Conroy Tuesday. “When I walked through the doors of Dartmouth-Hitchcock this morning, I officially joined a community of health-care professionals that I believe is second to none.”
Conroy is a 1977 graduate of Dartmouth College. She comes to Dartmouth-Hitchcock from Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, where she served as CEO. Her career includes leadership positions at the Medical University of South Carolina, Atlantic Health System, and the American Association of Medical Colleges.
She has received several awards and honors, including being named one of the top 25 Women in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine.