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Dr. Roy Proujansky, Delaware Valley Chief Operations Executive, Announces Plans for Retirement
“This is an extraordinary organization of the most capable and committed people I could have ever hoped to be associated with,” said Dr. Proujansky. “I will miss seeing my colleagues on a daily basis and hearing everyday about all the great things they do for patients, families, and the communities we serve. It has truly been an honor to work in the Delaware healthcare community. I look forward to hearing about all the great accomplishments still to come in Nemours’ very bright future.”

May 30, 2019, Wilmington, Del. – Nemours Delaware Valley Chief Operations Executive, Roy Proujansky, MD, announced plans this week to retire effective August 7, 2019, after more than 30 years of service to the children and families of the Delaware Valley and beyond. He is responsible for all clinical operations at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours duPont Pediatrics and prevention efforts in the Delaware Valley.

“We are deeply grateful to Dr. Proujansky for his leadership and devotion to the children and families of the Delaware Valley and fulfilling the vision of Alfred I. duPont,” said R. Lawrence Moss, MD, president and chief executive officer of Nemours Children’s Health System. “Roy has played a pivotal role in forever changing and improving the quality of care and children’s services in the Delaware Valley. He is the epitome of what Nemours will always value, doing what is right for the child above all other considerations.”

Dr. Proujansky was appointed the chief executive of all Nemours Delaware Valley Operations in 2013. In 2005, he was appointed to the Executive Group as a vice president of Nemours, and in 2006 became an enterprise executive vice president. From 2000 to 2006, he also served as the Robert L. Brent Professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and associate dean, Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia). He joined Nemours in 1989 as chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. In 1999, he was named the chief executive of the practice, Nemours duPont Pediatrics (formerly Nemours Children’s Clinic) in Wilmington.

“This is an extraordinary organization of the most capable and committed people I could have ever hoped to be associated with,” said Dr. Proujansky. “I will miss seeing my colleagues on a daily basis and hearing everyday about all the great things they do for patients, families, and the communities we serve. It has truly been an honor to work in the Delaware healthcare community. I look forward to hearing about all the great accomplishments still to come in Nemours’ very bright future.” 

 

About Nemours Children’s Health System

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens, KidsHealth.org, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnectNemours ReadingBrightstart.org is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.

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For further information: Nancy D’Argenio 302-377-3146 nancy.dargenio@nemours.org