January 30, 2017

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, New York is pleased to announce the promotion of two dedicated employees—Jodi Brangaccio and Kelly Nogula—to leadership positions in the hospital’s Outpatient Therapy departments.

Jodi Brangaccio, BS, DPT, has been named Helen Hayes Hospital’s Program Director of Outpatient Therapy Services. In this position, she will ensure that patients receive excellent and effective treatment, while making certain that all regulatory requirements are met. An employee of Helen Hayes Hospital for 20 years, Ms. Brangaccio has treated adult and pediatric outpatients first as a Physical therapist and then as lead Physical Therapist for the hospital’s Outpatient Neurology Department. She is certified in locomotor training and advanced FES as well as other advanced rehabilitation equipment. Jodi also volunteers much of her time to the hospital’s adapted sports and community outreach programs.

Kelly Nogula has been appointed as Administrator for Helen Hayes Hospital’s Outpatient Services. In her new position, she will direct outpatient therapy services, registration and scheduling. Over the last year, Ms. Nogula has been instrumental in the reorganization of the hospital’s outpatient services, working to bring patients quicker and improved access to the services they need. Ms. Nogula will continue to work with the hospital’s outpatient services team to implement strategies that further promote a patient first center of excellence.

Helen Hayes Hospital is one of the nation’s leading specialty rehabilitation hospitals, providing a range of inpatient, outpatient and specialty care to individuals recovering from brain and spinal cord injury, amputation and stroke, as well as cardiopulmonary, orthopedic and neurological disorders. The hospital is operated by the New York State Department of Health and is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System. For more information, please contact the Public Relations Department at 845-786-4225.