Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 9, 2017 – Registered nurse Veronica Sullivan has been named director of the Bob Macauley Americares Free Clinic of Norwalk. In her new role, Sullivan will oversee the day-to-day operations of the clinic at 98 South Main St., which serves 700 low-income, uninsured residents of the greater Norwalk area. Patients receive comprehensive health services, including lab work and diagnostic testing, all at no cost.
“We are thrilled to have Veronica join our team,” said Americares Free Clinics Executive Director Karen Gottlieb. “Her background in nursing and administration makes her uniquely qualified to oversee the clinic and expand services for our patients.”
Sullivan was previously with OPTIMUS Health Care in Stamford where she worked as both a charge nurse and a clinical practice manager. She also served as a school nurse at KT Murphy Elementary School under the City of Stamford Department of Health and Social Services. Sullivan earned an associate’s degree in nursing from Norwalk Community College and has received several awards in her field.
“I am thankful for the opportunity to work alongside such committed staff and volunteers providing medical care to those who need it most,” said Sullivan. “I look forward to making a difference in patients’ lives.”
Americares operates the largest free clinic network in the state, with four locations serving 3,000 Fairfield County residents. In addition to the Norwalk location, Americares has clinics in Danbury, Bridgeport and Stamford.