ACTing for a just community.
Kathryn Howe Ruscitto is the President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph’s Health. Kathryn serves as a board member of several local and national health care and philanthropic organizations, including the Healthcare Association of New York and the Regional Economic Development Council for Central New York.
She received her Bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Le Moyne College, and a Master’s degree in public administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School.
Kathryn has dedicated herself to civic-minded and mission-driven roles throughout her career. Ms. Ruscitto has prioritized engagement as integral to maintaining community health, and has led the effort that has made St. Joseph’s a driving force in the revitalization of Syracuse’s North Side neighborhood. In addition, she oversaw St. Joseph’s in the creation of an innovative, integrated health care center on Syracuse’s Near West Side in collaboration with key community partners.