Norwood Hospital Community Benefits Committee

Collaborating to make change in the communities we serve

The mission of Norwood Hospital’s Community Benefits Advisory Committee is to support the hospital in implementing the annual Community Benefits Plan. The Committee works collaboratively with the hospital to identify and address some of the many health and wellness needs of our communities through research, discussion, maximization of community resources, and implementation of health and wellness programs and initiatives. The Committee also reviews needs assessment and annual plans, and helps guide and monitor the implantation of programs.

The Community Benefits Advisory Committee comprises of representatives from local health and human service agencies and other community leaders. Members of Norwood Hospital’s Community Benefits Advisory Committee include:

•    Aubrey Ciol, Program Director, IMPACT Norwood
•    Charles Doody, Canton Fire Chief, Canton Fire Department
•    Caitlin Gibbs, Senior Director of Health Innovation, Hockomock-Foxboro YMCA
•    Joan Jacobs, Director, Norwood Hospital; Chairman, Norwood Board of Health
•    Jennifer Knight-Levine, Executive Director, SAFE Coalition
•    Kerri McCarthy, Executive Director, Norwood Senior Center
•    Mary Jean McDermott, Executive Director, HESSCO Elder Services
•    Sigalle Reiss, MPH, RSS, Superintendent/Director, Norwood Board of Health
•    Katherine Touafek, Director, Schools to Careers Partnership
•    George Usevich, Director, Norwood Hospital

Norwood Hospital Representatives:

  • Melanie Franco, Marketing, Communications and Community Benefits