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Andrew Shaughnessy joins The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital is pleased to announce that Andrew Shaughnessy, a health care program and policy strategist, has been named Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer.  

This new position was created to generate and expand funding, primarily for community health and patient care needs across multiple entities of BJC HealthCare.

“Andrew brings a rare combination of grant writing, grant management, and community collaboration that will establish new relationships, create unique partnerships, and drive new philanthropy,” said Susan Ell, vice president and executive director, The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  “We are very excited that he has joined our team.”

Shaughnessy has many years of experience building relationships in the St. Louis community and obtaining innovative funding for health care programs. For example, he served as a program director at Missouri Foundation for Health, for which he procured and oversaw millions of dollars in grants and contracts. Most recently, Shaughnessy was the coalitions director of Yes on 2: Healthcare for Missouri, a campaign to expand Medicaid coverage in Missouri.  

He currently serves on the boards of DOORWAYS Interfaith HIV/AIDS Housing and Services in St. Louis and The Missouri CASA Association in Columbia.

Shaughnessy received his master’s degree in human rights from University College London, United Kingdom and his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public health from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the following: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, BJC Home Care and Hospice, Evelyn’s House (hospice), and Washington University School of Medicine.

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