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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Names Terri Eberle Katz Director of Foundation Relations

Released February 28, 2012

Richard Sgaglio, Ph.D.
Director of Marketing
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Names Terri Eberle Katz Director of Foundation Relations”

WHITE PLAINS, NY – February 28, 2012 – Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has announced that Terri Eberle Katz has joined the organization as the new Director of Foundation Relations. Eberle Katz comes to Burke with more than 15 years experience at nonprofit organizations in fundraising, particularly grant writing and grants management, program development and government/community relations.

Most recently, Eberle Katz worked for the College of New Rochelle as Director of Government Relations. In this role, she cultivated relationships with key government and community leaders, sought government funding sources, advocated for funding and policies that were favorable to higher education and engaged students in advocacy/civic involvement. Prior to this position, she was the College’s Director of Grants where she wrote grant proposals for corporate, government and foundation funders. She has also done work with other non-profit organizations such as the New Rochelle Library, The Guidance Center, as well as several environmental groups.

Over the years, she has been involved with Westchester County’s business, political and civic communities through service on the board of the League of Conservation Voters, Westchester chapter, and participation in professional organizations such as the Westchester County Association. Eberle Katz holds her bachelor’s degree in political science from the State University of New York at Albany and her juris doctor from the George Washington University National Law Center in Washington, D.C. She currently resides in Danbury, Conn., with her husband, one-year-old son and their dog.

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a private, not-for-profit, acute rehabilitation hospital. Founded in 1915, it is the only hospital in Westchester County dedicated solely to rehabilitation medicine. Burke offers both inpatient and outpatient programs for those who have experienced a disabling illness, traumatic injury or joint replacement surgery. Burke is both an acute rehabilitation hospital and medical research center. Burke’s world renowned doctors and therapists provide state-of-the-art ¬treatment, while its research scientists explore the frontiers of neurological and pulmonary medicine. All share the Burke mission to ensure that every patient makes the fullest possible recovery from illness or injury regardless of their ability to pay.

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