Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes the Red Cross’s Vermont Leader
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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes the Red Cross’s Vermont Leader

BENNINGTON, VT—June 1, 2022— Kevin Mazuzan, executive director of the American Red Cross in Vermont, will be the next guest on Medical Matters Weekly at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8. The show will address the broad spectrum of work the American Red Cross does in Vermont communities.

The show is produced by Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) with cooperation from Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV). Viewers can see Medical Matters Weekly on and show is also available to view or download as a podcast on

Mazuzan joined the American Red Cross in August 2015 as the disaster workforce engagement manager for the New Hampshire-Vermont Region. He was named executive director of the Vermont Chapter in March 2016. In that role, his key responsibilities include: ensuring the delivery of program excellence; initiating and fostering an environment of collaboration and partnership with government entities, community-based groups, and private sector agencies; and supporting the development of revenue-generating strategies. Mazusan served in the Fire Department of New York as a paramedic for 11 years and then as an officer, earning the rank of captain in 2014.

Medical Matters Weekly features the innovative personalities who drive positive change within health care and related professions. The show addresses all aspects of creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle for all, including food and nutrition, housing, diversity and inclusion, groundbreaking medical care, exercise, mental health, the environment, research, and government. The show is broadcast on Facebook Live, YouTube, and all podcast platforms.

After the program, the video is available on area public access television stations CAT-TV (Comcast channel 1075) and GNAT-TV's (Comcast channel 1074), as well as on public access stations throughout the United States.
About SVHC:
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, healthcare system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices.

Southwestern Vermont Health Care is among the most lauded small rural health systems in the nation. It is the recipient of the American Hospital Association’s 2020 Rural Hospital Leadership Award. In addition, SVMC ranked fourth nationwide for the value of care it provides by the Lown Institute Hospital Index in 2020 and is a five-time recipient of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. The health system is fortunate to have the support of platinum-level corporate sponsor Mack, a leading supplier of contract manufacturing services and injection molded plastic parts based in Arlington, VT.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center provides exceptional care without discriminating on the basis of an individual’s age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Language assistance services, free of charge, are available at 1-800-367-9559.

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