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Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Appoints New Members to the Organization’s Board of Trustees

Marlton, NJ – Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice announced new members named to the not-for-profit organization’s 19-member Board of Trustees. The newly appointed members are: Stephanie Fendrick, FACHE, Philip W. Heath, MS, and Susan Elizabeth Lehrman, Ph.D.

“We are excited to welcome these three outstanding individuals to our board,” said Mary Ann Boccolini, Samaritan president/CEO. “Their leadership, passion and expertise will help guide our organization as we strive to continue to meet the needs of our community.”  

Stephanie Fendrick, FACHE, a Voorhees resident, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Virtua. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Franklin and Marshall College and earned a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in health services from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.




Philip W. Heath, MS, a Hainesport resident, is the Chief Administrative Officer at Tabula Rasa Healthcare. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehouse College and earned a Master of Science in Health Services Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy.




Susan Elizabeth Lehrman, Ph.D., a Cherry Hill resident, is the Dean of the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University. She earned her Master of Public Health and Doctorate from the University of California at Berkley.




Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice
Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, independent organization locally founded in Moorestown, New Jersey in 1980. Samaritan is the regional leader for hospice care, palliative (comfort) medicine, grief support and counseling, end-of-life education, and advocacy. Samaritan serves people in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties who are coping with the stresses of aging, serious illness or grief in their homes, assisted-living, or nursing home communities and through two inpatient hospice centers: The Samaritan Center at Mt. Holly and The Samaritan Center at Voorhees. Two thrift shops, in Westmont and Pitman, support Samaritan services and programs.  Samaritan is accredited by The Joint Commission, a member of the Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey and the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation, and a four-star-level hospice in NHPCO’s We Honor Veterans program, created in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For more information, visit   # # #