Magda Stayton has been appointed associate vice president for health affairs development at Quinnipiac University.
In her new position, Stayton is responsible for developing a comprehensive advancement program to generate high levels of philanthropy and support for the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac.
“It’s an exciting and critical time to support primary care because of the enormous health care challenges we are facing today,” Stayton said. “A strong primary care system delivers a higher quality of care and better health for less cost. Quinnipiac already has exemplary strengths in the health professions, and the addition of the medical school puts the university in a very strong position to expand its leadership role in interprofessional primary care education.”
Stayton graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with bachelor’s degrees in sociology and social psychology. She received a master’s degree in health administration from Hofstra University. She previously served as the executive director of Wellness in a Box, a corporate wellness program.