MVHS Welcomes New VP of Operations

Sherrie Vassallo has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) as vice president of operations. In her new position, she will provide operational and strategic planning and efficiency for MVHS.

Vassallo received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology and business management from Utica College in Utica. She received her master’s degree in biomedical science from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Vassallo began her career at Rome Medical Group. She worked in pediatric cardiac surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia while obtaining her graduate degree. Prior to joining MVHS, she served in a range of director levels and above positions in various areas including clinical, operational, research programming, and administrative and executive leadership roles.

She has worked at community hospitals, as well as large academic healthcare systems including St. Joseph’s Health, Ellis Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill-Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital. She has more than 20 years of healthcare experience.

Vassallo has served on nonprofit boards including the Ronald McDonald House, the National Eating Disorders Association and Prep for Prep. She has participated in continuous executive education and personal leadership curriculum at Columbia University Business School, New York, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.