Contact: Daniel Murphy
Release: January 15, 2010
Moon Township, PA, (January 15, 2010)
– Heritage Valley Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Sharon Loftus, Esq. to the position of Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Ms. Loftus will oversee all legal aspects of the health system and its affiliated organizations. Ms. Loftus’ prior legal experience includes serving as the deputy general counsel for West Penn Allegheny Health System and as a partner with Eckert Seamans Cherin and Mellott.
“The organization’s decision to add a deputy general counsel to the Heritage Valley executive team will bring extraordinary value to our growing health system. With Sharon’s breadth of experience in both healthcare and the for-profit world, we are pleased to recruit her to this very important role” said Norm Mitry, President and CEO of Heritage Valley.
Ms. Loftus earned a B.S. and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her J.D. from Duquesne University. She resides in South Fayette Township with her husband.
About Heritage Valley Health System
Heritage Valley Health System provides comprehensive healthcare for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with more than 400 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services at its two hospitals, Heritage Valley Beaver and Heritage Valley Sewickley; in physician offices; and community satellite facilities. Additional information about Heritage Valley Health System is available online at www.heritagevalley.org.