ELIH Foundation

Established in 2006, the Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation (ELIHF) is the fundraising and communications arm of Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital. A separate, not-for-profit corporation, the Foundation seeks to heighten awareness, promote goodwill and maximize private philanthropy to advance and strengthen the mission and vision of Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital. 

The mission of Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation (ELIHF) is to develop and manage all resources and assets of the Foundation in support of Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital’s mission and goals. Contributions of all amounts are valued and appreciated by our entire hospital family who are committed to providing compassionate, high quality care to residents of and visitors to the East End of Long Island.

The Foundation promotes participation in developing and maintaining a positive relationship between our community, healthcare providers and the hospital.

Board of Directors

Kaplan, MD
Z. Micah Kaplan, MD
Jason Behar, DPM
Paul J. Romanelli
Vice Chairman
Jeffrey Muhlrad, MD
James F. Preston
Vice Chairman/Treasurer
Megan Paulus, MD
Erica E. Harold


Board of Directors

Lawrence Hurst, MD, Director
Alison M. Byers, PsyD
Alexander Dagum, MD
Hans F. Flick
Jason Ganz, MD
Peter J. Harold
Anne Meo, DO
Terence J. McLaughlin
Samantha Muhlrad, MD
Eileen Brennan Oakley
Steven Sampson, MD
James M. Rubin, MD
Christopher Perretta
Christopher Perretta


James Nicholson, MD
Paul J. Connor, III
Dr. Fazel A. Khan
Thomas E. Murray, Jr.

Vice President, Foundation/External Affairs

Fazel A Khan, MD
Linda S. Sweeney




Thomas B. Doolan

James H. Rich, Jr.

John E. Roe, Sr.