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Tina Bennett has been named director, Patient Transport. She began her career at YNHH in 2005. Prior to her role as senior manager of Patient Transport, which began in 2011, she held the position of Environmental Services manager. She earned a BS in communications from Southern Connecticut State University and an MS in public administration healthcare management from the University of New Haven.


Lori Ryder, RN, MSN, has been named perioperative director for Ambulatory Services. In this new role, she will oversee the Preadmission Testing Center at the York Street and Saint Raphael campuses, the Temple Surgical Center, nursing practice in the perioperative areas at the Shoreline Surgery Center and planning for ambulatory surgical services. Ryder has worked in the operating rooms at YNHH since 1985, serving most recently as patient service manager, Perioperative Services. She earned her diploma in nursing from the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, a BS in organizational leadership from Quinnipiac University and an MSN from Saint Joseph's College, Standish, Maine.