Five Business and Civic Leaders Named to HSS Board of Trustees

New York City—June 27, 2011 

Hospital for Special Surgery announced that five noteworthy men and women have been named as members of the hospital's Board of Trustees.

Bringing a wealth of experience to the Hospital for Special Surgery Board are the following:

  • Daniel C. Benton, chief executive officer, Andor Capital Management, Inc., New York;
  • Kathryn C. Chenault, civic leader, New York;
  • Dr. Jonathan T. Deland, chief, Foot and Ankle Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York;
  • Craig S. Ivey, president, Consolidated Edison Company of New York;
  • Deirdre Stanley, executive vice president and general counsel, Thomson Reuters, New York

“All on the Board of Trustees are delighted to have individuals of the caliber of these community leaders to help guide the future of our institution as we continue to provide the nation with the best in orthopedics, rheumatology and their related disciplines,” said Aldo Papone, co-chair of the Board of Trustees at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Hospital Board Co-Chair Dean R. O’Hare added, “As patients continue to seek Hospital for Special Surgery’s world class services in record numbers, we are very pleased these new trustees have joined us to support this institution and the superb team of people who work here.”

Mr. Benton is the CFO of Andor Capital Management. Prior to founding Andor in 2001, Mr. Benton was president of Pequot Capital management. He graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University with a bachelor of arts in mathematics and earned an MBA from Harvard University. He is a trustee emeritus of Colgate University and was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters in 2010.

Ms. Chenault, a former practicing attorney, has devoted the past several years to supporting educational institutions, health care institutions and the arts. She presently serves on various boards including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, the Studio Museum of Harlem, Tufts University and the New York University School of Law. She holds a J.D. from NYU School of Law and a bachelor of arts from Tufts University.

Dr. Deland initiated the creation of and is the chief of the Foot and Ankle Center at Hospital for Special Surgery. He is associate professor of surgery (Orthopaedic) at Weill Cornell Medical College. He came to HSS in 1991 from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. His research has been supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Deland received a doctor of medicine degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Mr. Ivey is president of Consolidated Edison Company of New York. A subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., Mr. Ivey and his team run electric operations across the entire service area of New York City and most of Westchester County. Mr. Ivey joined Con Edison in 2009 after serving as a senior vice president in two different roles at Dominion Virginia Power. At Dominion he developed a reputation for emphasizing safety, operational excellence and leadership. Mr. Ivey earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University. He received the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Career Achievement in Industry.

Ms. Stanley is executive vice president and general counsel of Thomson Reuters. She is responsible for the legal function for Thomson Reuters and its subsidiaries. Ms. Stanley is also responsible for the company’s government and regulatory affairs function and is a member of the Thomson Reuters Executive Committee. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Law Review. Ms. Stanley was honored by the Girl Scouts of New York City in 2009 for her leadership and commitment in the community and advancement of women and girls.

About Hospital for Special Surgery
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology, and No. 16 in neurology by U.S.News & World Report (2010-11), and has received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. From 2007 to 2011, HSS has been a recipient of the HealthGrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award. A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS provides orthopedic and rheumatologic patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. All Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at http://www.hss.edu/.

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