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St. Joseph’s Physicians appoints Julianne Duffy Himes COO

By Eric Reinhardt


SYRACUSE, N.Y. — St. Joseph’s Physicians has appointed Julianne Duffy Himes chief operating officer.


As COO, she is responsible for day-to-day operations for the practice’s 10 locations serving the Syracuse community, St. Joseph's Physicians said in a news release distributed on Monday.


As director of clinical operations, Duffy was responsible for overseeing clinical operations for St. Joseph’s Physicians. She also served in a leadership role as SJLinked’s director of ambulatory electronic-medical record (EMR) implementation.


“Julianne brings both clinical acumen and a great working knowledge of practice operations to the position,” Frederick Letourneau, senior vice president for St. Joseph’s Physician Enterprise, said in the news release.


Prior to joining St. Joseph’s, Duffy worked as a physician assistant in emergency medicine for Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, as well as a physician assistant in general surgery for St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.


She was also an adjunct instructor in the department of physician-assistant studies at Le Moyne College from May 2011 to August 2013.


A graduate of Le Moyne College, Duffy earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in physician-assistant studies. She is licensed in New York and certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


Duffy plans to continue practicing as a physician assistant, according to St. Joseph's Physicians.


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