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From left: Sherry P. Greifzu, MSN, AOCN; Linda M. Keenan, RN, MS; Kim Slusser, RN, MSN. 


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Kim Slusser, RN, MSN, has been named vice president for patient services, Smilow Cancer Hospital. She was previously assistant vice president and chief of oncology nursing at Duke University Health System and before that, vice president of cancer nursing services at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Slusser earned her BSN from Wright State University in Dayton, OH, and her MSN from The George Washington University.

Sherry P. Greifzu, MSN, AOCN, has been named patient service manager, Smilow Radiation Oncology department. Before joining Smilow, she was nursing director of Ambulatory Multispecialty Services at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. She has concentrated her efforts in oncology nursing practice and leadership, working previously at Dartmouth Medical Center as an oncology clinical nurse specialist and director of Nursing Practice, and at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York as director of Oncology and Medical Nursing. Greifzu is an adjunct faculty member at Post University in Waterbury, Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire and the University of Vermont. She earned her BSN and MSN at Southern Connecticut State University.

Linda M. Keenan, RN, MS, has been named patient service manager, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. She joined YNHCH from Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, where she was patient manager for Same-day Surgery Center, the Recovery Room and the Pequot Surgery Center. Before joining L+M, Keenan was nursing director of the PICU and Perioperative Services at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. She earned her BSN from Simmons College and her MS from Rennslaer Polytechnic Institute at The Hartford Graduate Center.