Frances Palm Named Zufall Health’s New President and Chief Executive Officer

Zufall Health announced today the appointment of Frances L. Palm, MPA, as president and chief executive officer (CEO). Palm, who currently serves as Zufall’s chief operating officer, will succeed outgoing president and CEO Eva Turbiner, effective February 1, 2023. The change marks the first time since 2006 that the health center will operate under a new president and CEO. Palm’s appointment follows a rigorous national search and selection process conducted by...

Eva Turbiner Retiring Following 16-Year Tenure

Zufall Health has announced the retirement of Eva Turbiner, whose 16 years as president and chief executive officer transformed a tiny clinic into a nationally recognized health center that now serves more than 41,000 underserved patients in seven New Jersey counties. Turbiner, whose career as a health-care executive spans more than three decades, said  she will leave the organization at year’s end. “Eva’s vision and expertise have turned a small, volunteer operation...

Zufall Board Elects New Officers

Michael O’Donnell, a prominent New Jersey attorney, has been elected chairman of the Zufall Health Board of Directors, succeeding William Shuler, who served as board chair since 2017. A co-managing partner at the Morristown-based Riker Danzig law firm, O’Donnell is taking the helm at an unprecedented time as Zufall begins to emerge from the pandemic. “After two difficult years, I view my tenure as an opportunity to provide strategic guidance and oversight...