HIGHLAND PARK – The Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park announced that Terri Tiersky has joined the organization’s Board of Trustees. Tiersky, a Highland Park resident, holds degrees in dentistry and law, and was recently sworn in as vice president of the Chicago Dental Society. She had the overwhelming support of the current Board to become part of this all-volunteer non-profit group that yearly, grants significant funds to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in the geographic area served by Highland Park Hospital.
“We are delighted to have Terri join the Board,” stated Jim Styer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees. “Terri is not a stranger to philanthropy. For many years she has dedicated herself to work with organizations that include the Chicago Dental Society Foundation, Mission of Mercy, the Dental Lifeline Network, the Illinois Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program, to name a few. She will certainly be a strong asset to our Board and we are all looking forward to working with her.”
The Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park is an independent charitable organization that funds healthcare programs and services in the geographic area served by NorthShore Highland Park Hospital, formerly Highland Park Hospital. Established in 2000 to support the healthcare mission of the Hospital, The Healthcare Foundation has granted more than $92 million dollars to community-based health related programs and services in the vicinity of the hospital.
Each year, the Foundation grants $4.0 million to offset the cost of uncompensated care and other clinical programs at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital. Additionally, they also provide grants totaling more than $2.5 million to more than 50 other charitable health and health-related services providers in the area. For more information, please visit www.hphealthfoundation.org.
Submitted by Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park