Nov. 27, 2002 – You might know Amos W. Carty Jr., 37, as host of "Talk 2" on cable's TV-2, but that's only a sideline. He spends his days toiling away at Roy L. Schneider Hospital and its affiliate, Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center. After serving as legal counsel for those facilities for three years, he has been promoted to chief operating officer.
This makes him the second in command behind the hospital's chief executive officer, Rodney E. Miller Sr.
Carty "is totally committed to helping take this organization to the highest level of excellence," Miller said.
"I certainly look forward to the challenge," Carty said, adding that he thought long and hard about accepting the job. He said he is excited about the fact that he'll now be able to make policy decisions. He also will continue as the hospital's legal counsel.
He also said he is excited about the opportunity to work with the hospital and health center staff "as they enter the new millennium of providing quality health car to the people of the Virgin Islands."
Carty received his bachelor's degree in political science from Howard University then earned his law degree from American University. He was a law clerk for Territorial Judge I've Swan and later worked as an attorney in private practice. Before joining the hospital staff, he worked in various V.I. government legal offices, including those of the governor's office and the Legislature.
The son of Bishop Amos Carty Sr. and his wife, Chrys, the junior Carty is married to Verna Turnbull-Carty.
Even with his new responsibilities, you'll still be able to catch Carty at 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on "Talk 2."
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