Michelle Aliprantis, MBA
Regional Director of Marketing and Communications

Roxborough Memorial Hospital Employees Honored at Annual Service Awards

Philadelphia, PA (March 30, 2023) – Roxborough Memorial Hospital announces their Annual Employee Service Awards, recognizing 495 total years of service. This year, the awards honored 43 employees who have helped Roxborough Memorial Hospital achieve excellence over the years through their dedicated service.

Roxborough Memorial Hospital’s employees work in numerous departments including environmental services, nursing, accounting, IT, facilities, radiology, and pharmacy. They take pride in ensuring that our patients and their families are the number one priority, and share this commitment with their co-workers, creating lifelong friendships and memories while providing excellent service.

“Each honoree’s abilities and contributions are an important key to the success of our hospital. As they reach these career milestones, we hope they will take a moment to reflect upon past accomplishments and take pride in knowing they are an essential team member of our hospital,” said Burt Piper, CEO of Roxborough Memorial Hospital.

Michael Rogozinski, CNO of Roxborough Memorial Hospital, added, “Our employees are, and will always be our greatest asset. Everyone has worked hard, advanced through the ranks and earned the respect and admiration of their peers.”

“Recognizing the service milestones of our extraordinary employees is one way we celebrate the empowering culture we have here at Roxborough Memorial Hospital,” said Stephen Krouse, Director of Human Resources of Roxborough Memorial Hospital. “It’s truly humbling to see all the years of service our staff members have devoted to us, and it is important to recognize and express our appreciation for those years of dedication.”

Roxborough Memorial Hospital has always been an employee-focused and patient-centered organization and the hospital places the well-being of its employees uppermost on its corporate credo. The awards also celebrate the milestone of a tenure that has been rewarding, enriching and epitomizes an employee’s loyalty to the organization.

This year’s employees who celebrate Roxborough Memorial Hospital anniversaries, measured in five-year increments, from five to thirty-five years and the twenty-five year club, include:

5 Years
Valsamma Abraham
Claire Brooks
Alyna Clark
Lisa Dipillo
Leila Gonzalez
Victoria Hester
Tracey Johnson
Mary Mathews
Bradley Mettil
Jyoti Shrestha
Nasama Smith
Terence Smith
Jaime Wolfenden
Selina Wong

10 Years
Emerson Brown
Annett Dundas
Christopher Ferlanie
Gregory Green
Mark Kendrick
Karen Mccluskey
Kelly Mccormick
Timothy Shales
Sara Timbers

15 Years
Shannon Adams
Terry Afflick
Nicole L Alerding
Gina Alosi
Ryan M Cross
Habibah Wilson

20 Years
Betsy A Levy
Marlene J Love
Sabeeta Nazir
Alexis Ramsey

25 Years
Edward J Flynn
Judy Ginder
Marie Kirkwood
Danielle B Marquess

30 Years
Michele P Martina

35 Years
Denise Merk

25 Year Club
Priscilla Bermudez
Elizabeth Bielski
Elizabeth Blake
Mark Bogacki
Jeffrey Brown
Anthony Cafagna
Jo-Ann Coleman
Carolyn Copeland
Sharon Crews
Gerald Dlugokecki
Leslie Finnegan
Edward Flynn
Michael Gaglianone
Joan Gerard
Judy Ginder
Chris Greene
Dung Huynh
Marie Kirkwood
Mary Marcinek
Danielle Marquess
Michele Martina
Ann Matsinger
Hepsey Mccalla
Karen Mccormick
Denise Melvin
Denise Merk
Francisco Miralbes
Felicia Mitchell
Deborah Morris
Barbara Moser
Dilip Nuthulaganti
Rosemary Pastva
Arthur Patalowski
Eileen Regan
Mary Repholz
Gail Rippert
John Riviezzo
Marykay Rosanova
Lisa Ann Seserko
Eileen-Ver Smith
Rita Smith
Dawn Stewart
Diana Stimmler
Gerda Stokes
Cynthia Tarver
Sonia Torres-Johnson
Stanley Urzendowski
Ruth Wilby
Kimberly Williams

Employees, who were recognized for more than five years of service, will choose from a promotional catalog that will include the official Roxborough Memorial Hospital gift with logo. The employees from the twenty-five-year club received a logoed keychain. All honorees will receive a certificate that employees may display in their office or home.


About Roxborough Memorial Hospital: Roxborough Memorial Hospital is a 131-bed community hospital. The hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough, Manayunk, East Falls and northwest section of Philadelphia communities for more than a century, having first opened its doors in 1890. Roxborough Memorial Hospitals School of Nursing has been educating nurses since 1898. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. As part of Prime Healthcare Services, headquartered in Ontario, California, Roxborough Memorial Hospital is focused on becoming one of the leaders in technology.

Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital management company operating 45 acute care hospitals in 14 states, including Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County, and Lower Bucks Hospital in Bucks County.

About Prime Healthcare and Prime Healthcare Foundation: Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system operating 45 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states, providing over 2.6 million patient visits annually. It is one of the nation’s leading health systems with nearly 50,000 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare. Fourteen of the Prime Healthcare hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity. Based in Ontario, California, Prime Healthcare is nationally recognized for award-winning quality care and has been named a Top 10 and Top 15 Health System by IBM Watson Health. Its hospitals have been named among the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals” 58 times and have received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards from Healthgrades than any other health system in the past six years. To learn more, please visit