Senior Leadership Team | Nashoba

Senior Leadership Team

Salvatore Perla, President

Sal Perla is a dynamic health care leader. Prior to coming to Nashoba Valley Medical Center, he served as vice president of Milford Regional Medical Center where he oversaw all clinical operations, program development and real estate. In his role, Perla was instrumental in the construction and implementation of a $30 million dollar integrated cancer center collaborative between the community hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In addition, he created three new sports medicine rehabilitation complexes, and implemented laboratory automation, introducing robotics which provided clinicians with more time for patient care and laboratory testing.

Perla started his career in Boston as a scientist specializing in microbiology and Infectious disease. He is a graduate of Northeastern University and also has a master's degree in health care administration. He is a current fellow at Capella University working on a doctorate in public health with a focus on population health management.


Christine Basil, RN, MSN, Vice President/CNO

Christine Basil MSN, RN, brings an extensive clinical background that includes experience in nursing, nursing education, and leadership to her role as vice president and chief nursing officer at Nashoba Valley Medical Center.  Through her career, Basil has worked in several emergency departments and was a member of the clinical faculty at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Mount Wachusett Community College.  Prior to joining Nashoba, Basil was the director of acute care services and case management at Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Massachusetts.  In this role she led her teams in robust process improvement and excellence in nursing practice.

Basil earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Fairfield University in Connecticut and a master of science in nursing from the University of Hartford. She is also a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and The Organization of Nurse Leaders.


Korry Dow, CFO

Korry Dow’s has an extensive background in health care finance and began her career at Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Boston where she was a Medicare auditor.  From there she worked as a reimbursement analyst for Boston Medical Center before going to Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts, to work as a senior accountant for the next eight years.  At Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Dow has expanded her role within the hospital over the years.  She started out as the manager of accounting before moving into the role of director of finance.  Now, as chief financial officer, she oversees all areas of finance, health information management, compliance, materials management/purchasing, pharmacy and case management. 

Dow graduated from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts, where she received a bachelor’s degree of science in accounting. She earned a MBA in accounting at Fitchburg State University.