Surgeon, Financiers, and Auxiliary President Elected to Winthrop's Board of Directors

Vol. 9, No. 2
August, 1999

  • Winthrop Opens Filmless Diagnostic Imaging Center

  • Winthrop Complies with Mammogram Quality Standards Act

  • New Device Revolutionizes Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias

  • Long Island's First Electric Mechanical Heart Recipient

  • Women's Resource Center Helps Women Navigate the Healthcare Maze

  • American Cancer Society Recognition

  • New Logo Heralds New Era at Winthrop

  • People with Diabetes Learn to Master Buffets

  • Four New Winthrop Board Members Strengthen Leadership

  • Winthrop's Junior Volunteer Program Awards Scholarships to Deserving Students

  • Students Stock the Shelves of the Child Life Program

  • Pharmacy Robot: A First on Long Island

  • A Warning from the Long Island Poison Control Center at Winthrop

  • Asthma and Allergy Family Fair Presented by the Winthrop Asthma Center

  • More than 500 Celebrate Life at Winthrop's Cancer Survivors' Day

  • 75th Annual Meeting of Winthrop's Auxiliary

  • Golfers Show They're "Fore" Winthrop at 1999 Golf Tournament

  • For Long Island Children who don't have Health Insurance

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  • John C. Mesloh, CPA, Retired Pfizer, Inc. Vice President
    John C. Mesloh, CPA was elected a member of the Board of Directors of Winthrop-University Hospital at the Hospital's recent Annual Meeting.

    The announcement was made by John H. Krumpe, Chairman of the Hospital's Board.

    Winthrop's newest Director recently retired as Vice President of Pfizer, Inc. Mr. Mesloh joined Pfizer in l973 as Controller of Howmedica, Inc., a Pfizer subsidiary, and in l974 was named Vice President and Treasurer of Howmedica. He was elected Corporate Controller at Pfizer in 1980. Prior to his association with Pfizer, Inc., he was a senior accountant at Arthur Andersen & Co.; Controller of Hertz Rental Equipment Corporation; and Vice President and Treasurer of A.S.I. Communications, Inc.

    A Certified Public Accountant since 1960, Mr. Mesloh holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (BBA) from Hofstra University.

    Mr. Mesloh, formerly a Trustee of the Board of Education of the Garden City Public Schools, serves on numerous boards of not-for-profit institutions and has long been active in local community affairs. He is a Director of Wartburg Lutheran Services; Director and Treasurer of the Atlantic District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod; has served on the Board of the United Lutheran Appeal; and currently serves on the Corporate Advisory Councils of both Pfizer, Inc. and the Roslyn Savings Bank. He has also been a Board Member of T.R. Financial, Inc.

    A member of the Financial Executives Institute, Mr. Mesloh is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of CPAs, and the Financial Executives Institute.

    Among his local community relations activities, Mr. Mesloh has served as President, Vice President, and Chairman of many committees of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Garden City, and was Past President of the Boards of the Garden City Athletic Association and Friends of the Garden City High School Band. Mr. Mesloh and his wife, Lillian, have three grown children, all of whom attended Garden City Public Schools. Mr. Mesloh's hobbies include restoration of collectible cars and stamp collecting.

    Frank A. Monteleone, MD, FACS, FICS, Surgeon
    Frank A. Monteleone, MD, FACS, FICS, a Voluntary Attending Surgeon at Winthrop-University Hospital, practices general surgery, breast surgery, and laparoscopic surgery in Mineola. Dr. Monteleone is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, with which Winthrop holds a major academic affiliation, and a Preceptor to third-year medical students. He was elected to a second term as President of Winthrop's Medical Staff Organization last month. At Winthrop, Dr. Monteleone has served on the Operating Room Committee, Surgical Review Committee, and the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.

    Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Monteleone is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons. His many professional memberships include the American Society of Abdominal Surgeons; American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; American Medical Association; New York State Medical Society; Nassau Surgical Society; Nassau County Medical Society; Nassau Academy of Medicine; American Society of Breast Surgeons; and the International College of Surgeons, United States Section. He is widely published in professional journals which enjoy international circulation.

    Born in Italy, Dr. Monteleone completed his undergraduate education at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, and upon graduation, attended the Medical School of the University of Padua in Italy, where he completed an Internship. Dr. Monteleone returned to Long Island to fulfill the requirements of an Externship at Winthrop-University Hospital, then known as Nassau Hospital. Remaining at Winthrop, Dr. Monteleone completed a Rotating Internship and Residency in General Surgery.

    Dr. Monteleone and his wife, Rosemary, are the parents of three children, Andrew, Grace, and Marie.

    William J. Porter, Jr., U.S. Trust Executive
    William J. Porter, Managing Director and Manager of the Long Island office of the United States Trust Company of New York, has been elected a member of the Board of Directors of Winthrop. He is also a member of Winthrop's Board of Regents, a consortium of key community and corporate leaders who are helping to expand the Hospital's reach throughout Long Island.

    In l993, Mr. Porter began his career with U.S. Trust as a Business Development officer for the Long Island area. He was appointed Manager of the Long Island office when it opened in l996, and currently directs a staff of professionals specializing in investment management, fiduciary services, and private banking. Prior to his association with U.S. Trust, Mr. Porter was a Managing Director in the Global Markets Division of Bankers Trust Company.

    Mr. Porter earned both his undergraduate degree in finance and a Master's degree in Business Administration at Hofstra University. Additionally, he holds Series 7, 63, and 26 NASD licenses.

    He expresses his strong interest in education through his membership on the School Board of St. Joseph's School, Garden City, which his three children attend, and the Corporate Advisory Board of the DNA Learning Center, which is affiliated with the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Among his other community services, Mr. Porter is a Board Member of the Long Island Philharmonic, and a member of the Nassau County Estate Planning Council.

    Frances Anne Sweeney, President of the Auxiliary of Winthrop-University Hospital
    Frances Anne Sweeney has devoted 25 years to Winthrop's Auxiliary, originally as a member, and Board member of the TWIGS - the Auxiliary's special events and fund-raising arm. Simultaneously, Mrs. Sweeney served as a Winthrop Volunteer, manning the Surgical Information Desk and acting as an ombudsman and client liaison in the Hospital's Emergency Department.

    During the past eight years, Mrs. Sweeney has served on the Executive Board of Winthrop's Auxiliary, most recently as First Vice President.

    Born and educated in Brooklyn, New York, Mrs. Sweeney is a graduate of Brooklyn College. Her early business career encompassed five years as a Sales Analyst with AT & T in New York City.

    She and her husband, Francis X. Sweeney, a commercial mortgage broker, are the parents of eight and the proud grandparents of 12. The Sweeneys have lived in Garden City for 27 years. While raising her children, Mrs. Sweeney served on local PTA Boards and edited various PTA publications. She also served on the Boards of the International Student Exchange and the Garden City League of Mercy Medical Center.

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