Chad Hoffman-Fragale has been appointed assistant vice president of human resources at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola. The Wantagh resident previously served as the director of human resources at Agfa Corp. in Elmwood Park, N.J.

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Dr. Vinci S. Jones has joined Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip as pediatric surgeon and chief of the pediatric surgery division. The Melville resident previously served as clinical assistant professor of pediatric surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and was attending pediatric surgeon at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.


Paul Hyl has been named partner at the elder law and estate planning firm Genser Dubow Genser & Cona in Melville. The Holtsville resident manages the trust and estates department and previously served as senior associate at the firm.

John J. Porta has been named partner in the Melville office of Jackson Lewis, a workplace law firm. The Rockville Centre resident has been with the firm since 2007 and previously served as associate.