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NWHRC Names Elizabeth Battaglino Cahill New Executive Director

12/17/2007

Last Updated: 09/17/2009

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Red Bank, NJ - The National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC), the nation's leading independent health information source for women, announced today the appointment of Elizabeth Battaglino Cahill, RN, as the organization's executive director. In this post, Ms. Battaglino Cahill will oversee NWHRC and develop innovative programs and strategies that will advance education about women's health concerns.

"Beth epitomizes the dynamic spirit of the NWHRC," said Patricia Gurne, chairman of the NWRHC board of directors. "Under Beth's direction, NWHRC will continue to grow and build its well-deserved reputation as the top health resource for women nationwide."

As one of the founders of NWHRC, Ms. Battaglino Cahill has been instrumental in business development, alliance building and increasing awareness of the NWHRC's services for the corporate, professional and consumer communities. Prior to this appointment, she served as executive vice president and director of marketing and consumer affairs for the NWHRC.

"It is truly an honor to serve as the executive director of this outstanding organization," Ms. Battaglino Cahill said. "As a founding member, I am so proud of the NWHRC's continued success. I look forward to leading this dedicated staff in fulfilling our strategic mission of empowering women with information they need to make the most informed health decisions for themselves and their families."

A practicing registered nurse in the field of maternal and fetal medicine, Ms. Battaglino Cahill received her nursing degree from Marymount University in suburban Washington, DC, and also holds degrees in business and political science. Along with her responsibilities at NWHRC, she is a member of several professional and community organizations and has coordinated women's health community outreach programs at the state, local and national levels. She also serves on the board of directors for the Parker Family Health Care Clinic in Red Bank, NJ. The clinic is used as a national model for communities that need to help low-income residents without medical insurance receive the proper medical care.

Since its inception in 1988, the National Women's Health Resource Center has emerged as a trusted source for women seeking credible health information. Through its award-winning Web site, fmxhosting.com/drupal635 and print publications, the NWHRC develops and distributes up-to-date and objective women's health information based on the latest advances in medical research and practice.

To schedule an interview with Elizabeth Battaglino Cahill, please call Amber McCracken, NWHRC communications director, at 888-406-9472. For more information on the National Women's Health Resource Center, please visit fmxhosting.com/drupal635.