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For Immediate Release:
March 29, 2012

Southcoast names Lisa Tibbetts as Director of Patient Care Services, Pediatrics

Lisa Tibbetts
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Southcoast Health System has named Lisa Tibbetts as Director of Patient Care Services, Pediatrics. In her new role, Tibbetts will be responsible for the operational and strategic leadership to pediatric services across the Southcoast system.

Before joining Southcoast, Tibbetts was nurse manager and clinical nurse specialist at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Prior to that, she held positions at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Watertown and at Boston Children's Hospital.

Tibbetts holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fitchburg State College and a Master of Science in Nursing from Boston University. She also holds a Certificate of Advanced Practice from Simmons College in Boston.

Tibbetts resides in Providence, R.I., with her husband, Jeffrey, and their three children.

Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-961-5280
Pager: 508-387-2532
Fax: 508-961-5876

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Southcoast Health System is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island.

It includes the three hospitals that make up Southcoast Hospitals Group — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Southcoast provides advanced clinical services, such as open heart surgery, angioplasty and heart rhythm services, comprehensive cancer care, neurosurgery, weight loss surgery, orthopedic surgery, advanced imaging services and is the only provider of maternity services in the region.

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