McCann Named New Director
Verdugo Hills Hospital (VHH) recently announced the addition of Marian McCann as the hospital’s new clinical director of Perioperative Services. McCann will oversee the department, which deals with a patient’s entire surgery process from hospitalization to discharge.
McCann, a Los Angeles native, received her nursing education at Los Angeles County – USC Medical Center and later served there as a nurse recruiter. She has over 30 years of nursing experience in various clinical area departments including labor and delivery, operating rooms, psychiatry, ambulatory services and emergency room.
McCann later worked at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, where she assisted with the early clinical applications of minimally invasive surgery. Before joining VHH, she served as the executive director of Bone and Joint Service Line at Hawaii Pacific Health. She has extensive knowledge in operational leadership as well as clinical development and is currently enrolled in an executive MBA program with Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
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Glendale resident Kristen McAleenan, a member of the class of 2013 at Connecticut College, has been named to the dean’s honors list for the 2011 fall semester.