Published on July 14, 2014

Nazareth Hospital Nurse Appointed to Second Term on AHA/ASA Board

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (July 14, 2014): Nazareth Hospital Pool Nurse Theresa “Terry” Conejo, RN, was recently appointed to a second term on the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Great Rivers Affiliate board of directors for 2014-2015. The affiliate includes five states: Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.

Terry has been an Association advocate in eastern Pennsylvania for more than six years.

In addition to serving as a board member, Terry is also appointed to the American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee (SACC) — the highest science committee within the American Heart Association — as well as serving on the American Stroke Association’s Minority Affairs Committee.

Earlier this year, Terry was recognized as 2014 CEO Diversity Champions by CHE Trinity Health for their extraordinary commitment to the work of diversity and inclusion within their regional health ministries and communities. She was awarded the Sister Catherine Horan Community Partner and Volunteer of the Year Award for her work as a health advocate and community volunteer.