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ELIH appoints new head of nursing in emergency department


Eastern Long Island Hospital has named Peter Garofalo as its new nurse manager of the emergency department.

In this role, he will oversee and coordinate all nursing in the emergency department.

Mr. Garofalo, a registered nurse himself, has more than 30 years of patient care.

He spent the past decade as the nurse manager for the emergency department at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Patchogue.

A Yaphank resident, Mr. Garofalo has certifications in neonatal resuscitation, advanced life support, pediatric advanced life support and trauma certification.

Photo: Peter Garofalo. (Credit: Courtesy)

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