Eileen T. Nugent Joins Calvary Fund Board
Eileen T. Nugent Joins Calvary Fund Board


BRONX, NY, May 31, 2011 – Calvary Hospital today announced that Eileen T. Nugent, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, has joined the Board of Directors of The Calvary Fund.  The Fund directs all fundraising efforts in support of Calvary’s unique and historic mission. 

            “We are delighted to have a new board member with diverse background that Eileen possesses,” said Steven J. Golub, Chairman, Calvary Fund Board of Directors.  “We are confident that her business acumen and experience will help the Hospital effectively attract support for the important work that Calvary does each and every day.”               

Ms. Nugent is currently a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions department, head of the Private Equity Group, and New York office leader for the law firm, Skadden Arps.  She has worked on a wide variety of acquisitions and dispositions of companies, subsidiaries and divisions, both public and private, hostile and negotiated, in the United States and around the world.  The breadth of Ms. Nugent’s experience has resulted in her being increasingly regarded as a senior legal, business and strategic advisor to her clients.

She is a highly sought after lecturer and panelist for the Practising Law Institute, ALI-ABA and other M&A Seminars; has taught M&A classes at Harvard Law School, Cornell Law School and the NYU School of Law; is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law; and co-authored the well-known treatise, “Negotiated Acquisitions of Companies, Subsidiaries and Divisions.”

Ms. Nugent was graduated from Brooklyn Law School and Cornell University.  She is admitted to the Bar in New York and New Jersey. 

Calvary Hospital is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients.  A 225-bed facility with locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Calvary is the model for the relief of cancer pain and symptoms for more than a century.  More than 5,700 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, homecare, hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services.  To learn more or sign up for the e-newsletter, Calvary Life, please go to www.calvaryhospital.org.

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