January 10, 2013
Medical Center's board of directors, in accordance with its bylaws, held an
election of officers during its January board meeting. The election resulted in
the following office appointments:
Cole Jr., Col, USAF (Retired), chairman; Robert L. Jordan Jr., vice chairman;
Peggy Crooks, treasurer; Billie Fitzgerald, secretary; and J.J. Parrish III,
member at large.
addition to the board officers, the nine-member board of directors includes
Jerry Noffel, Maureen E. Rupe, and newly appointed Stanley E. Retz, CPA and
Ashok Shah, MD.
to the Parrish Medical Center board of directors through appointment by the
Brevard County Board of Commissioners and the Titusville City Council were
Stanley E. Retz, CPA, and Ashok C. Shah, MD.
Mr. Retz, a partner in Retz Baker
Certified Public Accountants in Titusville, has been a CPA for more than 32
years. Professionally he has worked on audits for governmental, not-for profit,
and for profit entities. He also assisted the City of Titusville Police
Department in its contract negotiation and budget development.
Shah has been in private practice in Titusville for 18 years as an internal
medicine physician. He is also on the active medical staff at Parrish Medical
Center, and often works with local nursing homes to provide care to the
residents. Shah has served on the board of directors of BIMDA (Brevard's
Indo-American Medical/Dental Association), and is currently the sponsorship
chair for the BIMDA Expo Committee.
Parrish Medical Center
Medical Center, located at 951 N. Washington Ave., Titusville, Florida, is a
210-bed, public, not-for-profit hospital serving North Brevard county for more
than 50 years. The medial center has earned an “A” rating in the Leapfrog Group
Hospital Safety Rating Report twice in a row, a Gallup Great Workplace Award,
the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital ProgramSM Award
for An Outstanding Inpatient Experience, was named a Modern Healthcare magazine
Top 100 Place to Work in Healthcare, and was a Spirit of Excellence Award
Winner. PMC was voted America’s # 1 Healing Hospital three years in a row. The
medical center has been awarded nine disease specific certification gold seals
from the Joint Commission in acute coronary syndrome, breast cancer, diabetes
education, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement, palliative care,
stroke and wound healing. It is one of only three hospitals in Florida and one
of seven in the country to hold nine or more such certifications.