Medical Health Associates has new HR director

The partners of Medical Health Associates of Western New York (MHA) announced that Nicole F. Hooper has joined the practice as its director of human resources.

“With over 19 years of experience, Nicole has been involved with managing all aspects of human resources,” said physician Colleen Mattimore, MHA’s president. “We are very happy to have her experience and approach to overseeing the human resource services of Medical Health Associates,”

Hooper received her Bachelor of Science and master’s in business degrees from Medaille College with concentration on human resource management and strategic planning. She is an adjunct instructor for Bryant and Stratton College in Buffalo. Her experience extends to all levels of human resources including recruitment, retention, compliance, compensation and benefit management. She is certified as a senior professional in human resources, project member professional and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Project Management Institute.

Medical Health Associates of Western New York is the largest primary care pediatric practice in Western New York with member practices: Williamsville Pediatric Center, Western New York Pediatric Associates, Suburban Pediatrics and Tonawanda Pediatrics. MHA operates with over 50 pediatric clinicians and 200 staff with seven offices throughout Western New York, including Amherst, Williamsville, Grand Island, Alden and Orchard Park.

Photo: Hooper