Joseph Curro, EdD, MBA, RRT, was named director of Pulmonary Services at BWH and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). He serves as the clinical and administrative lead of Respiratory Care at BWH in collaboration with medical leadership, in addition to managing DFCI Respiratory Therapy staff.
Before joining the Brigham in December, Curro was the regional director of Respiratory Operations for New England and upstate New York at PromptCare Companies, which provides home-based respiratory products and infusion services.
Earlier in his career, he worked in a variety of roles in respiratory care services at numerous institutions, including Tufts Medical Center/Boston Floating Hospital for Children, Kindred Hospital Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, among others.
In addition, he is an experienced clinical educator, having developed educational and research programs in pulmonary medicine and respiratory care at Boston Medical Center and Northeastern University.
“I am incredibly pleased to have Joe here at the helm of Pulmonary Services. He brings extensive experience in respiratory care leadership, clinical care and education,” said Molly Boyce, MBA, MSW, senior director of Clinical Services. “I know that he will continue to support the great work of the department, foster development and provide strong, thoughtful and caring leadership to our staff.”
Curro earned a doctorate in education from LaSalle University, a master’s in business administration from Western New England College and a bachelor’s in biology from Merrimack College.