Cottage Hospital CEO to resign

WOODSVILLE—The leader of the local hospital for the last 10 years will step aside early next year.
A spokesperson for Cottage Hospital confirmed on Monday morning that Dr. Maria Ryan had resigned.
“Dr. Maria Ryan surprised the Board of Trustees and the hospital staff with her resignation, with the last day being Jan. 30, 2021,” wrote Dhaniele Duffy. “The outpouring of love and respect from the staff was immediate. Dr. Ryan has great business sense, but more importantly she was known as the People’s CEO. The letters from her staff are filled with stories about how Dr. Ryan positively touched their lives.”