Norwalk Hospital Announces New Board Leadership

Western Connecticut Health Network
Edward Mahony, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Norwalk Hospital

Norwalk Hospital is proud to announce the appointment of Edward Mahony, as the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Norwalk Hospital. Mr. Mahoney replaces Diane Allison who completed her term as Chairman. Mr. Mahony was unanimously approved for office at the Norwalk Hospital annual meeting yesterday.

Edward Mahony joined the Norwalk Hospital Board of Trustees in 2011, serving as a member of several Board Committees, including finance, audit/corporate compliance and quality. “Ed is a valued member of the Board of Trustees. It’s an honor to be working with him as we continue to improve access to a broadening array of high quality, healthcare services,” shared Michael Daglio, President of Norwalk Hospital.

Mr. Mahony began his career at Purdue Pharma, LP as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  He was name Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1999, with responsibility for all fiscal, procurement, and information technology departments. 

 “I’m excited and grateful for the confidence the Board has placed in me and look forward to guiding the many opportunities Norwalk Hospital has in its bright future,” shared Mahony.

2015 Norwalk Hospital, Board of Trustees


  • Edward B. Mahony, Chair
  • Andrew Whittingham, Vice Chair
  • Frederick R. Afragola, Secretary
  • Steven Rosenberg, Treasurer


  • Frederick R. Afragola
  • Thomas Ayoub, MD, President Medical Staff (ex-officio)
  • George Bauer
  • Barbara Butler
  • Michael Daglio, President (ex-officio)
  • Howard Eison, MD, Chair, Norwalk Hospital Foundation (ex-officio)
  • Paul Gagne, MD
  • Mark Gudis
  • Richard Jabara
  • David Komansky
  • David Lehn
  • Victor Liss
  • Edward B. Mahony
  • Robert Ready
  • Gary Reiner
  • Amy Schafrann
  • Ervin R. Shames
  • Joseph D. Skrzypczak
  • Richard Zelkowitz, MD

About Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk Hospital is a nationally-recognized, 328-bed, community teaching hospital affiliated with Yale School of Medicine. A hospital of the Western Connecticut Health Network, the Hospital has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff, many of whom trained at the nation’s leading medical schools and hospitals, and 1,800 health professionals and support staff. The Hospital’s extensive clinical programs are highlighted by signature services in Cancer, Cardiovascular, Digestive Diseases, Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics/Neurospine and Women’s and Children’s Services.

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. With this recent affiliation, the organization is now anchored by three nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition to the three hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes numerous medical practices and sub-specialties across the region, home health care services, a nationally renowned biomedical research institute, the Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, the Norwalk Hospital Foundation and other affiliates. For more information, visit Share your comments with us at; and/or

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