Appointed to lead the nation’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital in September 2003, Ms. Mansue is a highly regarded social services and healthcare executive, a skillful leader and a long-time advocate for quality healthcare.
As president and chief executive officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital, she provides leadership to an extremely skilled team of clinicians and therapists providing specialized care for children. An affiliate member of the Robert Wood Johnson Health System, Children’s Specialized operates eleven sites throughout New Jersey and served 20,474 patients in 2012. The hospital provides a full range of pediatric rehabilitative services including the PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital providing inpatient rehabilitation in New Brunswick, and long term care services in their Mountainside and Toms Rivers facilities. They also offer a wide range of services including early intervention, outpatient therapy and physician services, medical day care, and havecenters of excellence in Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Dysfunction, Educational and Rehabilitation Technology, Respiratory Care and Ambulatory Services. Under Ms. Mansue’s leadership, Children’s Specialized was named by NJ Biz asone of the “Top 25 Places to Work” from 2006 to 2009 including the number one ranking in 2008, and ranked in the top 100 Best Healthcare Employers in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare in 2008 and 2009. Children’s Specialized Hospital holds the distinct honor of being the only pediatric rehabilitation system to be named to New YorkMagazine’s Top Hospital Listing.
Ms. Mansue brings public sector experience at both the federal and state level. She worked for Governor Jim Florio as a staffer on healthcare policy in Congress and in his policy office. In 1993, Ms. Mansue oversaw programs for children, people with developmental disabilities, mental health and Medicaid as a Deputy Commissioner in the New Jersey Department of Human Services. She served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor James McGreevey.
Her honors include being selected as one of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business, by NJBiz and by Modern Healthcare as one of the top 40 executives under the age 40. Among Ms. Mansue’s many achievements, she has been honored by numerous non-profit organizations for her work on health care reform and for helping to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
Ms. Mansue presently serves on the Boards of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (2nd Vice Chair), Rutgers University, New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO), Middlesex Water Company, Children’s Hospital Association (Treasurer), and the Association’s Public Policy Council.
Ms. Mansue received her bachelor’s degree in social welfare and master’s degree in social work, planning and management from the University of Alabama. She lives in Hightstown, New Jersey.