Director of Continuing Medical Education
Mary B. Strong, MA, is the Director of Continuing Medical Education at Northwell Health. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community and School Health Education from the Health Sciences Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook. Her Master of Arts Degree in Health Administration was earned from Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY. Mary is currently responsible for the oversight of Northwell’s CME program consisting of medical conferencing, regularly scheduled series, and enduring materials that are designed to accomplish the CME mission of Northwell. She has worked in the field of Continuing Medical Education since 1999 when she became Assistant Director of CME for North Shore-LIJ's Department of Professional and Public Health Education. Mary began her professional career as a health educator with the Long Island Diabetes Association where she was involved in community education initiatives. As a health educator for Northwell, she planned and developed in-service and health education programs for school administrators, health personnel, faculty, parents and students. Additionally, she was responsible for the organization and implementation of a variety of large scale events, such as health fairs and community wellness programs. Her years of experience in adult learning, education and program implementation have carried over to her work in continuing medical education.