Andrea Dowd has been named Vice President for Development and External Affairs at Lenox Hill Hospital. She will lead hospital-wide activities related to fundraising, special events, public relations, advertising and marketing.
Ms. Dowd comes to Lenox Hill Hospital from Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation where, as Executive Director, Capital and Institutional Campaigns, she was responsible for the planning and implementation of comprehensive and programmatic campaigns.
For the 12 years prior to HUMC, Ms. Dowd worked for Southampton Hospital as Vice President, External Affairs; for North Shore-LIJ Health System as Director of Institutional Campaigns; and at St. Charles Hospital as Director of Development. Primary responsibilities included solicitations of major gifts from individuals, corporate & foundation executives.
She earned a Master’s degree in Sociology/Arts Management from New York University and a B.A. degree in Social Sciences from St. Joseph’s College. She is a member of The Association of Fundraising Professionals, The Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) and on the Advisory Committee for the AHP Editorial Board.