Leadership Team

Executive Team

Whitehead_2013David A. Whitehead
President and CEO
Lohr_2012Daniel E. Lohr
Senior Vice President and CFO
Shea_2012Peter Shea, MD
Senior Vice President and CMO
Bylone_2012Mary Bylone
Vice President,
Patient Care Services and CNO
Fontaine_2012Keith Fontaine
Vice President / CAO
Buss_2012Theresa Buss
Vice President,
HR and Organizational Development
Watkins_2012James G. Watkins
Vice President, Physician Services

Senior Operations Team

Temkin_2012Lester A. Temkin
Vice President, Clinical Operations
Muccilli_2012Pamela M. Muccilli
Vice President and CIO
O'Dea_2012James F. O’Dea, PhD
Vice President, Clinical Service Line Development
Crowe_2012Ellen Crowe
Assistant Vice President,
Patient Care Services, Clinical Innovation
Kalla_2012David A. Kalla, MD
Chairman, Division of Surgical Services
Pudimat_2012Paul Pudimat, MD
Medical Director, Perioperative Services

Community, Innovation, Integrity, Leadership,
& Talent

Backus Hospital delivers and
coordinates a continuum of high
quality healthcare that is sensitive to the needs of individuals in
eastern Connecticut. The Hospital is committed to being responsive
and accountable to those for whose
benefit it exists, and to improving
the health of its communities.