Karen Leone, RN Director of Nursing Karen Leone , RN joined the Institute in 1989 as Assistant Director of Cancer Research and then worked as Nurse Coordinator in the efforts of an HIV/Aides Grant Research Project.
In later years Karen's strong communication and leadership skills earned her
the position of Head Nurse in the Family Practice Center of New Paltz
.In 1995, Karen
accepted a new challenge within one of the Institute's largest Center ( Kingston ) as Nursing Coordinator.While in this position she
worked closely with the providers and Nurses of the Center in providing a strong level of the continuity of care between the patient and the Physician.In Karen's current position as Director of Nursing she
15 years of nursing expertise to oversee and assist all levels of nursing staff at each of the medical and specialty centers of the Institute.Ms. Leone has served as President of the New York State Nurses Association and continues to be very involved with their future endeavors.