Published on November 16, 2021

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Names Carissa Bortugno as Vice President of Clinical Support, Food/Nutrition and Environmental Services

VALENCIA, CA (November 16, 2021) —Carissa Bortugno has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Clinical Support, Food/Nutrition and Environmental Services at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.

Bortugno joined Henry Mayo ten years ago as the hospital's Manager of Pharmacy Services, and was subsequently promoted to Pharmacy Director, and most recently, Senior Director for Clinical Support Services.

Bortugno has been instrumental in guiding the departments under her oversight through a number of performance improvement initiatives. Beginning at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, she has led efforts to secure needed supplies and critical medications. She oversaw a very successful COVID-19 vaccine clinic opened to Henry Mayo employees, medical staff members, and to the general public. In her new role, Bortugno will help develop Henry Mayo’s strategic direction.

Bortugno Holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Western University of Health Sciences and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physiology and Anatomy from California State University, Fresno.

Roger E. Seaver, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital CEO and President said, “We congratulate Carissa on her achievements to date and look forward to her continued valuable contributions as she provides clinical and support leadership for the Santa Clarita Valley.”


ABOUT HENRY MAYOHenry Mayo Newhall Hospital is a 357-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital serving the Santa Clarita Valley since 1975. The hospital recently opened a new patient tower that includes 90 private patient rooms and a new Center for Women and Newborns, also with all private rooms. Henry Mayo is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and a STEMI Receiving Center. The hospital features state-of-the-art inpatient facilities, a neonatal intensive care unit, catheterization lab, infusion center, breast center and an outpatient surgery center. Additional services include cardiovascular, trauma, emergency, intensive care, neonatal intensive care, maternity, surgery, nursing, wound care, spine and joint, behavioral health, and acute rehab, as well as cancer, imaging, lab, digestive, respiratory services and physical and occupational therapies. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is located at 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355-2083. For more information, visit or call 661.200.2000.