CHA mission department leadership announcement

Brian Smith has retired as CHA vice president, sponsorship and mission services. Diarmuid Rooney will hold that position on an interim basis until CHA conducts a search next year for a permanent replacement. Rooney is CHA senior director of ministry formation.



The Catholic Health Association of the United States is the national leadership organization of the Catholic health ministry, representing the largest nonprofit provider of health care services in the nation.

  • 1 in 7 patients in the U.S. is cared for in a Catholic hospital each day.
  • Catholic health care, which includes more than 2,200 hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, systems, sponsors, and related organizations, serves the full continuum of health care across our nation.

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