New Board Member for Wayne Health Services
Betty deMaye-Caruth, PhD, RN, CHPT, RM/T a longtime member of the Honesdale business and professional community, officially joined the Board of Trustees of Wayne Health Services this month. Mrs. deMaye-Caruth, a registered nurse and retired Major in the U.S. Army Reserves, owns and operates the Minerva Educational and Wellness Treatment Center, LLC, in Honesdale. She also has a masters degree in education and a doctorate in holistic health.
“I’m delighted to join the Wayne Health Services Board,’ said deMaye-Caruth which, among other duties, includes oversight of the retail pharmacy at the Stourbridge Mall. In my nursing career, I have focused on many holistic and alternative options to maintaining wellness while working with the traditional medical community and I look forward to sharing my expertise.”
In addition to operating the recently re-modeled retail store, Wayne Health Pharmacy and Medical Equipment, Wayne Health Services, a subsidiary of the Wayne Memorial Health Foundation, also owns and manages the Stourbridge Professional Complex at Maple Avenue and Route 6.
“We are pleased to have Betty on the board,” said Bob Suhosky, chair of the board. “She brings an additional perspective and many years of experience in the health of the community. Her input will be much appreciated.”
Mrs. deMaye-Caruth was born and raised in New York City and moved to Honesdale in 1991 with her husband, dentist Lawrence Caruth who has since retired. She is a member of the Wayne County Business and Professional Women, Honesdale Rotary, the American Legion, the American Holistic Nurses Association, Healing Touch International and Republican Women.
On the board, “Dr. Betty” joins Suhosky and members Jerome Casey, DPM; J. Dennis Evans, CPA; Thomas Jenkins; William O’Neill; Sharon Watson, BSN, RN, CWCN, COCN; James Chapman; and Brendan Murray. G. Richard Garman is the executive director of the Wayne Memorial Health Foundation.