Laura S. Peabody was Appointed as Chief Legal Officer at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Care

Date of management change: January 15, 2014 

What Happened?

Manhasset, NY-based North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Care has Appointed Laura Peabody as Chief Legal Officer


About the Company

One of the nation`s largest integrated health care systems and the largest in New York State, North Shore-LIJ delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. North Shore-LIJ cares for people at every stage of life at 16 hospitals and nearly 400 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. North Shore-LIJ`s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,000 beds, employ more than 10,000 nurses and have affiliations with more than 9,400 physicians. With a workforce of more than 47,000, North Shore-LIJ is the largest private employer in New York State.


About the Person

Laura Peabody came to North Shore-LIJ from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care where she served as chief legal officer, and managed legal, internal audit, compliance, policy and government affairs, and real estate as well as the organization’s Medicare strategy. In addition, she was chair of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, a position in which she made a positive impact on children throughout New England through the Healthy Kids program. Previously, Ms. Peabody was vice president, deputy general counsel, at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc., responsible for all legal matters relating to corporate operations. She began her legal career as an associate at McDonough, Marcus, Cohn & Tretter, PC, New York, NY. Ms. Peabody received a law degree from Boston University School of Law, and a bachelor’s degree from Harpur College, State University of New York at Binghampton.


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