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Unity Announces Appointments, New Roles

Unity Announces Appointments, New Roles

Rochester, N.Y. (May 1, 2012) – Unity Health System is pleased to announce new roles and appointments for several of its longtime leaders.

Stewart Putnam

Stewart Putnam has been appointed president, Health Care Services Division for Unity Hospital. Putnam has over 30 years of experience in health care administration and has held key leadership roles at St. Mary's and Unity since 1984, serving most recently as executive vice president/chief operating officer of Unity Hospital. Putnam lives in Brighton.

Michael Nazar, M.D.

Dr. Michael Nazar has been appointed senior vice president, Clinical Service Lines for Unity Hospital’s Health Care Services Division. Dr. Nazar has been with Unity since 1985, most recently as vice president of Primary Care and Community Services for Unity Health System. Dr. Nazar lives in the City of Rochester.

Joyce Zimowski

Joyce Zimowski has been appointed senior vice president of Operations for Unity Medical Group. Zimowski joined Unity Health System in 1981 and has held various positions since that time, including controller, vice president for Finance and, most recently senior vice president of Unity Hospital. Zimowski lives in Pittsford.

About Unity

At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience. We have over 70 locations in Rochester and Monroe County, including Unity Hospital, located on the Unity Park Ridge Health Care Campus in the town of Greece and the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Key programs include our Joint Replacement Center, Family Birth Place, Spine Center, Diabetes Center, Stroke Center, Brain Injury & Physical Rehabilitation, and Chemical Dependency. Our Center for Aging has the area’s most comprehensive range of services for older adults which includes specialized care for dementia, a chronic ventilator unit, three skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, a short-stay transitional care center, home health services, adult day programs, and The Villages at Unity—an independent senior living community. ACM Medical Laboratory is a world leader of patient and clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, England, and India, and lab partnerships across the globe. Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our overall employee and patient satisfaction ratings and quality outcomes. For more information, visit www.unityhealth.org.