Denise George, RN
President, Northern Dutchess Hospital / Interim President, Sharon Hospital
Ms. George is responsible for all operations at Northern Dutchess Hospital and Sharon Hospital. She joined Northern Dutchess Hospital in 1999 and has more than 20 years of healthcare management experience. Under her leadership as president, Northern Dutchess Hospital opened a transformational $47 million patient pavilion in 2016 and completed a $1.7 million expansion of the Emergency Department. In 2019, she was named interim president of Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Conn. She also served as senior vice president of Health Quest. Ms. George began her career at Northern Dutchess Hospital as vice president of clinical services and chief nursing officer. Prior to joining Northern Dutchess Hospital, Ms. George was the Hudson Valley region’s operations and quality manager at Kaiser Permanente, a large U.S. healthcare system. Ms. George earned her bachelor’s degree from Hunter College in Manhattan, NY, and her Master of Public Administration from New York University.