Senior Leadership Team
Mary E.Urquhart, RN, MBA, CPHQ, Interim President, Vice President for Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer
In her role at New England Sinai Hospital, Mary E. Urquhart, RN, MBA, CPHQ, provides administrative oversight to nursing services, quality management, patient advocacy, pharmacy, respiratory care, wound care, professional development, infection control, nursing informatics, biomedical engineering and volunteer services. She is directly responsible for risk management and regulatory compliance. She serves as the administrator of the Patient Care Assessment Program and is the coordinator of Joint Commission, DPH, CMS, and OSHA surveys. Urquhart joined New England Sinai Hospital in 1993. Her prior experience in health care includes several positions at Tobey Hospital in Wareham, Massachusetts, where she served as assistant vice president of quality/utilization review and regulatory compliance, director of admissions and outpatient services, DRG coordinator, discharge planning coordinator, and staff nurse. While employed at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, Massachusetts, she worked as a home health nurse. She maintains her Massachusetts Registered Nurse License, and her Health Care Professional Certification (CPHQ). Her professional memberships include the American Nurses Association, Massachusetts Organization for Nurse Executives, National Association for Health Care Quality and the Massachusetts Association for Healthcare Quality. Formerly, she was the vice-chairperson/board of directors for the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center in Brockton, Massachusetts.
A graduate of Saint Anselm College with a Bachelor of Science in nursing, she also attended Simmons College for Health Care Administration Graduate Studies and earned her master’s degree in Business Administration from Western New England College.
She and her family reside on the south coast of Massachusetts.
Lawrence Hotes, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Lawrence S. Hotes, MD, has been a member of the New England Sinai staff since 1987 serving as physician-in-chief before being named chief medical officer in 2008. Dr. Hotes is a practicing endocrinologist and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Endocrinology. He is also associate clinical professor of Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Hotes is also a lecturer in Health Care Sciences at Bouve College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Northeastern University ing Boston.
Dr. Hotes is a member of the Board of Directors at New England Sinai Hospital as well as the board of the National Association of Long Term Hospitals, where he is chair of the research outcomes committee and physician committee.
He is the author of numerous articles published in American Journal of Medicine, JAMA and CHEST. A graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science, he earned his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC.
Dr. Hotes and his wife reside in Sharon, Massachusetts.
Davida Haas, Vice President of Allied Health & Clinical Support Services
She has earned a Doctorate degree in physical therapy from Simmons College, a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University, and a certificate in Lean Healthcare from the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering.
Julie L. Burke, Human Resources Director
Julie Burke, New England Sinai Hospital’s Human Resources Director since June 2012, has over 24 years of diverse human resources experience with expertise in the areas of recruiting, training, performance management, employee relations, compliance, HRIS and payroll integrations, and compensation. Previously, she has held positions in many different industries, including manufacturing, financial services, retail, consulting and health care. Prior to her work at New England Sinai Hospital, Burke worked as a director at Associated Industries of Massachusetts (A.I.M.), Massachusetts’ largest employers’ association, where she presented training and compliance programs on topics such as sexual harassment prevention, supervisory and management skills, recruitment and selection, and workforce reductions. In addition, while at A.I.M., she authored numerous articles and was editor, writer, and creator of a monthly Human Resources e-newsletter, HR Edge, received by A.I.M.’s 2600 member companies.
Burke holds a B.A. from Boston College and her certification as Senior Human Resources Practitioner (SPHR). She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the New England Human Resources Association (NEHRA).
Kaitlin J. Feloney, MPH, Vice President of Finance
Kaitlin J. Feloney, MPH, holds the position of vice president of finance at New England Sinai, where she provides administrative oversight to patient accounts, purchasing, health information management, compliance and all daily financial operations of the hospital. She previously served as director of finance at Carney Hospital, as well as several roles within the internal audit group for Steward Health Care.
A graduate of Boston College with a B.A., she also holds a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Administration from Boston University. She resides in Boston, Massachusetts.