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Brother and sister honored by Bridgeport Hospital

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2004 - Summer


Two Yale alumni were among six individuals honored for their support of Bridgeport Hospital at a recent celebration of its 125th anniversary. Throughout his career Nicholas P.R. Spinelli, M.D. ’44, has improved the lives of thousands as a physician in private practice, on staff and later as director of medical education at Bridgeport Hospital, and as director of the School of Medicine’s alumni affairs office. His sister, Viola J. Spinelli, M.P.H. ’65, began as a research assistant at Yale, went on to manage her brother’s medical practice and became an associate administrator, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Bridgeport Hospital.

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