LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital Recognizes Board Member Robert C. Joy for 47 Years of Service

CORRY, Pa. (June 15, 2022) — LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital recognized Robert C. Joy for 47 years of dedicated service to the Corry Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees in a memoriam ceremony yesterday.

Joy served on the board from 1975-2022 as a member, president and chairman of many committees. God, faith, family, friends and Corry Memorial Hospital were Robert C. Joy’s treasured possessions.

“Bob was instrumental in Corry having a modern, state-of-the-art hospital and was always proud of our accomplishments through the years,” said Barbara D. Nichols, president and chief executive officer of Corry Memorial Hospital. “He was always concerned about the people living in Corry and nearby communities having access to the hospital and quality health care. We, his hospital family, are grateful for the years Bob guided our hospital journey. His dedication and foresight have built the foundation of our hospital for years to come.”

Jasen Diley, vice president of affiliated services at LECOM Health, also shared some personal stories about Joy during the ceremony. Surrounded by hospital employees and current board members, Nichols and Diley then unveiled a dedication plaque that will hang permanently in the hospital lobby and presented Joy’s family with their own copies.

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LECOM Health is a highly innovative, multi-faceted healthcare and education system. As the nation’s only osteopathic academic health center, LECOM Health includes Millcreek Community Hospital, Corry Memorial Hospital, Medical Associates of Erie, LECOM Senior Living Center, LECOM Senior Living Communities, LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center, LECOM Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LECOM Center for Health and Aging, the Visiting Nurse Association of Erie County, the Achievement Center of LECOM Health, and Corry Counseling Services of LECOM Health. At the core of LECOM Health is the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), the largest and one of the most affordable medical schools in the country. Since 1993, LECOM has trained more than 16,000 healthcare professionals through its cutting-edge, student-centered College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Dental Medicine, School of Health Services Administration and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at campuses in Erie and Greensburg, Pa., Bradenton, Fla., and Elmira, N.Y.


For More Information:
Melissa J. Dixon
LECOM Health Communications and Marketing
(814) 462-5093, mdixon@corryhospital.com


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