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Kathleen Parrinello

TitleExecutive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer/SMH
InstitutionStrong Memorial Hospital
DepartmentDirector's Office
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 612
Rochester NY 14642
Other Positions
TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical
InstitutionSchool of Nursing

Kathleen Mulholland Parrinello, RN, PhD

Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer,
Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center

As Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Parrinello is the principal administrative officer for Strong Memorial Hospital. On an annual basis, Strong Memorial experiences 40,000 patient discharges, over 1,000,000 ambulatory visits, and 98,000 emergency room visits.

Ms. Parrinello has served Strong Memorial in several capacities since her 1975 graduation from the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Following her initial appointment as a staff nurse in general surgery she moved into leadership positions and eventually became Clinical Chief for Surgical Nursing. In 1995 she accepted the position of Senior Director for Hospital Operations a key role on the hospital's management team and in 2000 became Chief Operating Officer of Strong Memorial Hospital. In addition to her administrative duties, Ms. Parrinello has two academic appointments at the University of Rochester; Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Clinical Associate Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine in the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Ms. Parrinello is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives in addition to a number of professional memberships and activities and the author of several publications on clinical practice and administration.

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  1. Parrinello KM. Advanced practice nursing: an administrative perspective. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 1995 Mar; 7(1):9-16.
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  2. Ingersoll GL, Brooks AM, Fischer MS, Hoffere DA, Lodge RH, Wigsten KS, Costello D, Hartung DA, Kiernan ME, Parrinello KM, et al. Professional practice model research collaboration. Issues in longitudinal, multisite designs. J Nurs Adm. 1995 Jan; 25(1):39-46.
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  3. Parrinello KM, Witzel PA. Analysis of ambulatory nursing practice. Nurs Econ. 1990 Sep-Oct; 8(5):322-8.
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  4. Parrinello KM. Measuring and monitoring nursing intensity. Med Group Manage J. 1990 Mar-Apr; 37(2):32-5.
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  5. Parrinello KM. Accounting for patient acuity in an ambulatory surgery center. Nurs Econ. 1987 Jul-Aug; 5(4):167-72.
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