Patricia Palmieri, R.Ph. MBA
Senior Vice President/Chief Operating and Strategy Officer

Patricia M. Palmieri, R.Ph., MBA, joined RWJ Hamilton in 2012 as senior vice president/chief operating and strategy officer.  

With more than 18 years of experience in healthcare, Ms. Palmieri recently served as vice president of operations at RWJ New Brunswick with responsibility for multiple departments including pharmacy, lab and lab outreach, blood center, sleep center, vascular lab, rehabilitation services, case management, social services, utilization review, environmental services, food and nutrition and emergency medical services.

Ms. Palmieri is an accomplished hospital administrator, with extensive operational, financial, consulting and clinical experience in community hospitals, teaching and academic medical center settings. She was instrumental in New Brunswick advancing their ambulatory strategy and gave direction to many of their joint ventures. Her background includes experience in strategic and technology planning and she is Lean Six Sigma trained.

She earned a degree in Pharmacy from Rutgers University, a masters in business administration from Drexel University, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.