Oconto Falls – HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital invites the local community to an outdoor mass and reception on Thursday, Sept. 20 to celebrate the appointment of new president and CEO, Chris Brabant.
The outdoor mass, celebrated by Fr. John Girotti, will begin at 2 p.m. on the campus of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital. Music will also be performed by local church choirs, and a reception featuring hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will follow.
Chris began serving as HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital president and CEO on Aug. 20, 2018. Prior to this role, he had served as the HSHS Eastern Wisconsin Division Executive Director of Surgical Services for the Heart, Lung and Vascular Center and Prevea Health Vascular Surgery in Green Bay since 2013.
Mass and Reception
Thursday, Sept. 20
Mass begins at 2 p.m., with reception to follow
HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, 855 S. Main St. in Oconto Falls
Learn more about Chris Brabant, MBA, FACHE, and his appointment as president and CEO of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital by clicking here.
Chris replaces Paula Hafeman, Chief Nursing Executive of HSHS Eastern Wisconsin Division, who was serving as the interim president and CEO of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, following the departure of former HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital Chief Operating Officer, Dan DeGroot, who now serves as the president and CEO of Stoughton Hospital in Stoughton, Wis.
About HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital
HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital serves Oconto Falls and the surrounding communities as a federally-designated critical access hospital with a 24-hour emergency department, urgent care, general, vascular and orthopedic surgical services, inpatient and outpatient surgical and diagnostic services, rehabilitation, oncology outpatient clinic, a comprehensive wound care center, dialysis center and women’s care. HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, in affiliation with Prevea Health, has six regional health center locations in Gillett, Lena, Mountain, Oconto, Oconto Falls and Suring. HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital Pharmacies are located in Gillett and Oconto Falls. Founded in 1921 as Community Memorial Hospital, in 2014, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital became the fourteenth hospital in Hospital Sisters Health System. As an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. For more information about St. Clare, visit www.stclarememorial.org.
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.