James Barba

Dr. Dennis P. McKenna Will Assume the Office on March 31, 2020 at Midnight
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Albany Medical Center is promoting from within to replace its long-time CEO.

James Barba
Albany Med

After 25 years as president and chief executive officer of Albany Medical Center, James Barba will step down next year. Barba, who joined the Albany Med Board 40 years ago, will leave March 31, 2020. The hospital says his successor will likely be announced this summer. 

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today to open The Massry Family Children’s Emergency Center, the only pediatric emergency department in northeastern New York and western New England.
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The new pediatric emergency department at Albany Medical Center has opened.

Zika Mosquito
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After months of discussion, Congress adjourned for the summer Thursday with no Zika legislation in sight.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer visited Albany Medical Center today, where he called for $1.9 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus.

Robert Jones
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Capital Region community, business, education and government leaders today announced University at Albany’s plan to transform the century-old former Albany High School building into a home for its new College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.