Diversity & Inclusion Leadership

Our Crouse Health culture is shaped by our mission, vision and values, and comes to life through the commitment and engagement of our employees, physicians, students and volunteers.

Thank you to all those who are helping to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace at Crouse, for the benefit of our hospital and our community.

Diversity & Inclusion Director

Twiggy Eure Crouse Diversity & Inclusion Director

Twiggy Eure

Twiggy Eure serves as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Crouse Health, which she joined in 2016 to coordinate and guide efforts to define, assess, foster and cultivate diversity and inclusion throughout our health system.

Eure works closely with the hospital’s recruitment coordinators and management team to support their efforts in attracting more candidates of a diverse background to Crouse. She also supports efforts made by the Pomeroy College of Nursing to attract diverse applicants to the college. Additionally, she mentors and assists staff members at all levels with opportunities to advance within the Crouse organization.

Eure most recently served as Talent Management Coordinator/Personnel Analyst for the Syracuse City School District. She has also held the positions of Practice Manager/Human Resources Manager for St. Joseph’s Physician Health, PC, and Executive Team Member for Destiny USA.  A recipient of the 2014 YWCA Diversity Achiever’s Award and graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse, Eure holds a master’s degree in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation from Syracuse University.

 

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

In 2014, Crouse formed the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, comprised of employees from multiple areas as way to bring attention to helping Crouse become a more diverse employer, with a goal to better serve both the organization and the community.

Crouse has also signed on as a participant of the American Hospital Association’s ‘Pledge for Equity’ initiative, which aims to address disparities in care delivery and increase diversity in hospital leadership and governance.

Committee Members
John Bergemann, Director of Human Resources
Mark Caccavale, Nurse Manager, 7 Memorial
Chelsea Castor, Regional Neonatal Transport Coordinator, Neonatology
Erin Christopher, RN, Lactation Services
Veronica Clanton, Authorization & Verification Coordinator, Patient Access
Allison Duggan, MD, Clinical Quality Medical Director, Quality Improvement
Twiggy Eure, Director of Diversity & Inclusion; Chair, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Corey Giannone, Counselor I, Chemical Dependency Treatment Services
Rebecca Howden, Manager, Environmental Services
Kevin Johnson, MD, Psychiatrist, Chemical Dependency Treatment Services
Carrie Kangah, Associate Professor, Pomeroy College of Nursing
Queen Lane, Therapist I; Project Promise Program Coordinator, Chemical Dependency Treatment Services
Laurie Leonard, Registered Nurse, Chemical Dependency Otupatient Treatment Services
Rev. Katherine Lufkin Day, Managing Chaplain, Rosamond Gifford Spiritual Care Center
Amanda Marsh, RN, Baker Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Manuel McCoy, IT, Clinical Support Specialist, Information Technology
Kathleen Miller-Murphy, Director, Women’s Health Integration, Community Engagement
Tawyna Montgomery, Patient Access Representative, Patient Access
Dennis Sanabria, Manager, Patient Access
Frankie Sanabria, Patient Care Transporter, Patient Transport
Karen Sigona, Quality Improvement Analyst, Quality Improvement
Tonya Swift-Freeman, Clinical Information Coordinator, Care Coordination
Thomas Tarbox, Educational Coordinator, Educational Services
Diane Thomas, Patient and Guest Relations Rep., Patient & Guest Relations
Alann Weissman-Ward, MD, Medical Director, Commonwealth Place
Terry Zahler, Educational Coordinator, Educational Services

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