Community Benefit and Health at Mercy Medical Center
Doreen Fadus has been a dynamic leader with over 30 years of progressively responsible human service and health care management experience. Doreen has worked for the past 27 years with the homeless population in employment, education and healthcare program. In her current position as Executive Director of Community Benefit and Health at Mercy Medical Center, Doreen is responsible for the Health Care for the Homeless program, Vietnamese Health Project, Community Benefits, Faith Community Nursing, High End Utilizer program and Mass Health Community Outreach. Nationally, Doreen serves as the President of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council and serves on numerous committees of this within this organization. Community involvement has been demonstrated by her participation in many diverse boards and groups including Friends of the Homeless board, Dress for Success, founder and Past President, PVTA Advisory Board member, Catholic Charities Board of Trustees, Regional Employment Board and MCDI Board. Other distinctions include her participation in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts Institute of
Community Health Leaders, the UCLA Health Care Executive Program, and the Aquinas Institute of Theology.
Raised in Springfield, Doreen now lives in Hampden with her family.
Certificate Program- Mission Leaders in Healthcare Ministry
Aquinas School of Theology
St. Louis University
St. Louis, MI
Masters in Education – Springfield College, Springfield, MA
Guidance and Psychological Services
Bachelor of Arts – Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Sociology and Anthropology
Associate of Arts – Bay Path Junior College, Longmeadow, MA
Liberal Arts Program