New York State Health Foundation Honors Ruskin Moscou Faltischek Partner Melvyn B. Ruskin

Uniondale, Long Island, New York, June 23, 2011 – The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) honored Ruskin Moscou Faltischek partner Melvyn B. Ruskin at a reception held on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at the Viana Hotel and Spa in Westbury, NY.  The reception included Long Island’s health community and was held as part of the Foundation’s annual board site visit to learn more about the health landscape in communities across New York State.

Ruskin served as a New York State Health Foundation board member from March 2004 to 2010. He chaired the Foundation’s audit committee and participated in its investment committee.

 James R. Knickman, president and CEO of NYSHealth commented, “We are very grateful for Mel’s service to the New York State Health Foundation and to so many important organizations here on Long Island.”

 Shown in the attached photo (l-r) are: Carl Weisbrod, Chair of the Board of NYSHealth; Charles Strain, partner, Farrell Fritz, also an honoree; and Melvyn B. Ruskin, founding partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek.


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