2016 Corine Norgaard Women in Leadership Lecture
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2016 Corine Norgaard Women in Leadership Lecture

The 5th Annual Corine T. Norgaard Women in Leadership Lecture will take place on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.  The speaker will be Linda L. Shanley MBA’04, Vice President/Chief Information Officer at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Meet Our Speaker

Linda Shanley MBA '04

Since January 2012, Linda Shanley has served as the Vice President/Chief Information Officer at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Recently, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital have joined the Trinity Health family.  Along with Sisters of Providence Health System and Johnson Memorial Medical Center they now form the Regional Health Ministry, Trinity Health - New England.

Linda is responsible for all activities related to information technology, infrastructure, telecommunications and information systems.  With over 20 years of experience in Healthcare Information Technology she has lead teams of clinicians, IT professionals and clinical analysts to successfully implement the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) connecting healthcare providers and organizations and has been influential in creating innovative solutions in a challenging environment.  Prior to joining Saint Francis, Linda served as the Chief Information Officer at Stony Brook University Medical Center. She also previously served as the Assistant Vice President of Clinical Enterprise Systems at the University of Connecticut Health Center.  

She received her undergraduate degree in Medical Technology from the University of Connecticut and her MBA from the University of Hartford.  Her background in Clinical Microbiology allows her to bridge the translation from the clinical environment to the technical environment and make modifications to workflows for increased efficiency.

Linda served on the University of Hartford Athletic Development Committee in 2013 and is a fan of Coach Jennifer Rizzotti.  She has been a member of the University of Hartford’s Alumni Board for the Executive MBA program.

 Her daughter, Lisa M. Dickison, is also a graduate of the University of Hartford, receiving a BSBA in Management from the Barney School of Business in 2007.