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CEO of Cayuga Health System Named Tompkins County Distinguished Citizen


Dr. Martin Stallone, President and CEO of Cayuga Health System, was recently selected as the 2024 Tompkins County Distinguished Citizen Award by the Baden-Powell Council, Boy Scouts of America.

The recognition is awarded annually to an individual who has made an outstanding and long-lasting impact within their community. Dr. Stallone has been considered an integral part of the community for a number of years, demonstrating his exceptional leadership and dedication in his role at Cayuga Health, the Baden-Powell Council says.

“Dr. Stallone’s contributions to Tompkins County have been transformative,” said Matthew Bull, Scout Executive at the Baden-Powell Council. “His dedication to enhancing the quality of life for our community is exemplary, and we are honored to recognize him with this award.”

Dr. Stallone is known for his work outside of Cayuga Health, especially his involvement in community initiatives that include health education programs and innovative efforts to expand community access to medical services for the underserved populations.

“I am deeply honored to receive this award,” said Dr. Stallone. “Serving the Tompkins County community has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my career. I look forward to continuing my work to improve the health and well-being of our communities.”

The award will be presented to Dr. Stallone during a special ceremony hosted by the Baden-Powell Council, Boy Scouts of America on June 10th at the Emerson Suits at Ithaca College.

The Baden-Powell Council, Boy Scouts of America, is dedicated to preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The council serves youth and families in seven counties in the Southern Tier region of New York and engages them in outdoor adventures, educational programs, and community service projects.

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