Care Dimensions, the largest hospice and palliative care provider in Massachusetts serving more than 100 communities, is pleased to welcome Gowri Nagaraj, Philip Cormier and Kevin Inman, DNP, MSN, RN, to its Board of Directors.
Kevin Inman, DNP, MSN, RN, a Marblehead resident, is the senior vice president of Patient Care Services and the chief nursing officer at Salem Hospital, a member of Mass General Brigham. Previously, he held executive positions focused on patient safety and quality improvement at health systems in Maryland, Indiana and Kentucky. He earned his doctorate in nursing practice at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky; completed a nursing fellowship at The Wharton School; and earned his Master of Science in nursing at University of Phoenix.
Phillip Cormier, a North Reading resident, rejoins the Care Dimensions Board after his retirement in 2021 from the Northeast Hospital Corporation, a member of the Lahey Health System, where he served as chief executive officer for seven years and chief operating officer for three. He previously served on the Care Dimensions Board from 2004 to 2007 and 2013 to 2017 and was also a member of the Finance Committee. He is a graduate of Suffolk University – Sawyer Business School.
Gowri Nagaraj, a Charlestown resident, is the director of Business Expansion at Point32Health, the company recently formed through the merger of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan. Previously, she was on the corporate strategic planning teams at Mass General Brigham Healthcare, New England Baptist Hospital and University of Kentucky Health System. She earned her master’s degree in health administration from the University of Kentucky and her Bachelor of Engineering in biomedical engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology in Karnataka, India.
“I welcome Ms. Nagaraj, Mr. Cormier and Mr. Inman to our Board of Directors, where they bring abundant experience, expertise and enthusiasm for our mission of providing comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses,” said President and CEO Patricia Ahern, RN, MBA, FACHE. “They each have built a legacy of transforming lives in healthcare and we are thrilled they are committed to our organization and our work.”
About Care Dimensions
Care Dimensions is the largest hospice and palliative care provider to adults and children in Massachusetts. As a nonprofit, community-based leader in advanced illness care, Care Dimensions provides comprehensive hospice, palliative care, grief support in more than 100 communities in Massachusetts. Founded in 1978 as Hospice of the North Shore, Care Dimensions cares for patients wherever they live – in their homes, in skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities, in hospitals, or at our two inpatient hospice facilities, the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln and the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Additionally, Care Dimensions HomeMD program provides in-home primary care to patients over age 65 in select communities on the North Shore and Greater Boston who have difficulty leaving home. The Care Dimensions Learning Institute educates more than 7,000 health care professionals and community members each year on advanced illness and end-of-life topics. Please visit www.CareDimensions.org to learn more about Care Dimensions.
Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in over 100 communities in Massachusetts.