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This edition: Michael J. Dowling, president & CEO, North Shore-LIJ Health System, Pt. 1 of 2

Episode Details

Original tape date: August 9, 2012.

First aired: September 17, 2012.

Host Michael Stoler introduces Michael J. Dowling, president & CEO of North Shore-LIJ Health System, listing his guest's service and achievements during a distinguished career: senior vice president at Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield; New York State director of Health, Education and Human Services for 12 years; deputy secretary to former governor, Mario Cuomo. Mr. Dowling's many prestigious honors for his work to enhance the health and well-being of our community are also acknowledged. Finally, we are told of his early years: born in a little village in Ireland, responsibilities at an early age for 5 siblings and incapacitated parents.

Michael Dowling's story of poverty, hard work and devotion to his parents is recognized by many members of the community and for his commitment to caring for others in 2011, he became the Gold Medalist of the American Irish Historical Society.

Guest List

Michael J. Dowling President & CEO, North Shore/LIJ Health System Inc.

Michael Stoler Host, The Stoler Report