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Regis Board of Trustees appoints new membersNovember 29, 2016
Regis, a leading Catholic university in Greater Boston, has named Joe-Ann Fergus, PhD, RN, of Dorchester; John Libertino, MD, of Wellesley; and Eileen Ng, MBA, of Newton to its Board of Trustees.
Dr. Joe-Ann Fergus is Director of the Division of Member Services at the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), the largest union and professional association of registered nurses and health professionals in the state, representing more than 23,000 members working in 85 healthcare facilities. She earned her bachelor of science in biology from Stetson University, bachelor of science in nursing from Simmons College, master’s in dispute resolution, and a doctorate in nursing from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Dr. Fergus is a member of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, and serves as a member of the Massachusetts Action Coalition’s Subcommittee, which focuses on faculty recruitment and development. She holds appointed seats on the Massachusetts Health Workforce Advisory Panel and the Industrial Accident Nominating Panel.
Dr. John Libertino graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine where he completed a fellowship in cardiovascular research. He trained in general surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and received his urology residency training at Yale University School of Medicine where he was also named the Harvey Cushing Fellow for Surgery. After completing his urology residency, he became director of Kidney Transplantation at Lahey Clinic Department of Urology. He then served as Lahey’s chief of surgery from 1984-1995, CEO of Lahey from 1994-1999, and as chairman of the Lahey’s Institute of Urology from 1991 to 2015. He is currently at Emerson Hospital in Concord.
Ms. Eileen Ng is a higher education professional with over 20 years of experience. She is currently Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration in the School of Engineering at MIT. Prior to that, she served as Assistant Director for Administration at MIT’s Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems. Ms. Ng earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from Boston College and MBA from Northeastern University.
“I am excited about what these three accomplished professionals will bring to Regis and the Board,” said Regis president Antoinette Hays, PhD, RN. “They each have a passion for giving back and resonate with the mission of our Catholic university. I look forward to working with them.”