North Hill Board & Senior Management

Susan Downey, Director of Healthcare and Corporate Compliance

Susan is the Director of Healthcare and Corporate Compliance. Susan joined North Hill in 2022 and is responsible for campus healthcare services, organizational learning, memory care and compliance. She began her career as a Registered Nurse, working intermediate and critical care units at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Susan has her Nursing Home Administrators license and did her training at North Hill and is proud to be back at North Hill, where she began her love of healthcare. Susan has managed clinical care and program development for the New England Region of HealthSouth and served as both Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Kindred Hospital in Boston. She has worked in executive positions in the field of quality management, corporate compliance, risk management and regulatory compliance.

Susan has served on several boards of nonprofit healthcare organizations as well as Webster Square Day Care Center. She serves as a consultant for regulatory compliance and enjoys training long term care Administrators. She received her Bachelors in Nursing as well as Masters in Healthcare Administration at Simmons College. In addition to working at North Hill, she is engaged in teaching and volunteering.