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CANANDAIGUA – Dr. Suzanne Gillespie of Fairport was recently appointed medical director of Thompson Health Senior Living Services.

Gillespie, who started at Thompson on May 1, is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine who completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). She graduated from URMC’s fellowship in geriatric medicine in 2005 and is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine as well as hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Gillespie is also a registered dietitian, with a bachelor’s of science from Cornell University.

At Thompson, Gillespie’s role as Senior Living Services medical director encompasses care at a 188-bed skilled-nursing facility called the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center, the Center’s off-site medical adult day program called The Brighter Day and Clark Meadows, which is Thompson’s 48-apartment enriched living community.

Gillespie remains an assistant professor in the URMC Department of Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics & Aging.

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