Wartburg’s Chairman of the Foundation Board Receives Distinguished Trustee Award From United Hospital Fund – Tribute to Hospital and Health Care Trustees


Wartburg’s Chairman of the Foundation Board, Dr. Nicholas Cicchetti, Affectionately called “Dr. Nick”, recently received the 2018 Distinguished Trustee Award from United Hospital Fund – Tribute to Hospital and Health Care Trustees celebration. Dr. Nick’s award was given in honor of his leadership and service to Wartburg.  The evening was dedicated to recognizing the dedication and leadership of the volunteer leaders who govern not-for-profit hospitals, nursing homes, and home care organizations throughout the New York metropolitan region. “I’m truly honored and humbled to be a recipient of such a great award” said Dr. Cicchetti.

Wartburg’s President and CEO, Dr. David J. Gentner explained with great enthusiasm his reasons for nominating Dr. Cicchetti, “Dr. Cicchetti’s diverse professional background and history with our organization make him a inimitable boardmember and we congratulate him on this honor,” said Gentner, Wartburg’s President and CEO.  “We appreciate his guidance and thoughtful deliberation as we continue to evolve to meet the care and housing needs of seniors in this region.

Dr. Nicholas Cicchetti is a loyal steward of Wartburg’s mission, values and strategic assets. A board member since 2005, Dr. Cicchetti began his career at Wartburg as a part-time security guard.  Fast forward thirty years he is currently the Chairman of Wartburg’s Foundation, the supporting endowment for Wartburg’s programs and services.

Photo: Dr. Nicholas Cicchetti and his wife Antoinette Cicchetti

About Wartburg

Wartburg, located in Westchester County, NY, offers integrated, comprehensive senior residential and healthcare services.  Unlike conventional retirement communities, Wartburg provides a wide range of services to both residents living on its beautiful 34-acre campus and people in their own homes.  From independent, assisted living and award-winning nursing home care to inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, home care and adult day care services, its continuing care approach has earned Wartburg a trusted reputation in Westchester.  Wartburg also provides caregiver support at every stage with an array of options to find the level of care that considers the whole family.  Most recently, Wartburg received the 2016 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from the American College of Health Care Administrators and the 2015 Legacy Award from the Westchester County Chapter of the Links.  In addition, Wartburg was named one of the “Best Nursing Homes in New York State” by U.S. News & World Report for the seventh consecutive year in 2017.


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