PRESIDENT (05-06): Sharon A. Cox, MA, RD, CDN
JOB TITLE: Director of Food and Nutrition Services
FACILITY: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, NY
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Instituted a hospital-wide room service program at MSKCC in 2002, which resulted in the department receiving national recognition for achieving a "Press Ganey" ranking in the 99th percentile for meals for eight consecutive quarters. In 2003, was among the first group to graduate from MSKCC Leadership Institute. Recipient of the Isabelle Hallahan Award in 1997 ¯ The New York State Dietetic Association's highest honor for foodservice excellence.
EDUCATION: BS in Nutrition from City University of New York; Registered Dietitian and Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist with a Masters Degree in Nutrition from New York University
MOST CHALLENGING ASPECT OF MY JOB: Overseeing strategic planning, financial management, employee recruitment and retention, and facility layout, construction and design of the foodservice department.
HFM AT A GLANCE
MISSION: "To be the leading advocate of on-staff healthcare food and nutrition professionals"
355 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10017
PHONE: (212) 297-2166
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Carolynn R. Jennings
WEB SITE: www.hfm.org