September 3, 2015

OCEANSIDE, Calif. – Tri-City Medical Center is pleased to announce that Julie Nygaard has been appointed Finance Committee chair by the Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD). She has been a member of the ACHD Board of Directors since May 2014 and currently serves as treasurer.

Nygaard is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Tri-City Healthcare District, serving on the Finance Operation and Planning Committee and as chair of its Community Health Alliance Committee.

Nygaard’s past and current public service contributions are numerous. They include being a member of the Carlsbad City Council for 12 years, two as mayor pro tempore; a member of the Executive Committee of the League of California Cities; chair of the North County Transit District; North County Transit District representative to the High Speed Rail Corridor Agency; chair of the Southern California Intercity Rail Group, and chair of the San Diego Local Agency Formation Commission.

About Tri-City Medical Center

Tri-City Medical Center has served its community for over 50 years and is a full-service, acute-care hospital in Oceanside, Calif. with a primary care clinic and more than 500 physicians practicing in 60 specialties. Its Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission recognizes its commitment to safe and effective patient care for the residents of the community it serves. It operates the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in North County as well as an Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, Cardiovascular Health Institute and Neurological Institute along with the Tri-City Wellness Center in Carlsbad, Calif., recognized as one of the best wellness centers in San Diego County. It also specializes in women’s health, robotic surgery, cancer and emergency care. Selected from over 5,700 hospitals, Tri-City Medical Center has been recognized as an innovator in medical treatments, research, technology and care delivery as well as an anchor of health in the country.

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