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The Cancer Center’s Stomp Out Cancer Telethon – Wednesday, March 25

Mar 13, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is hosting its annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, from noon to 8pm from the Cancer Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). It will be broadcast live on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Dollars raised through this year’s Telethon will support the purchase of a new state of the art Varian Edge Linear Accelerator for the...

The 19th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Kicks Off — Tickets on Sale Now!

Mar 10, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM-WLZW, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of the Mohawk Valley, announce the start of the 19th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at FSLH. One lucky person will win a $100,000...

MVHS Names Psychiatry Nurse Manager

Mar 9, 2015
UTICA – Tracy Lebert, RN, has been named nurse manager for 2A (Psychiatry) at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). In this position, Lebert maintains nursing operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities for 2A. Lebert has been an employee at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) since 2013, serving as a staff RN on the Psychiatric Unit. Prior to her employment at FSLH...

FSLH Hospitalist Earns Fellow Designation

Mar 4, 2015
UTICA – Sarmad Siddiqui MD, FHM, a hospitalist at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), has received the designation of fellow in Hospital Medicine. Siddiqui has been employed at FSLH since 2010. These credentials were presented as a result of his experience as a hospitalist and his participation in educational programs designed to enhance professional competence and the quality of healthcare...

MVHS Wellness Center Classes Beginning in March 2015

Feb 27, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is offering a new session of aquatic and specialty classes which includes Pilates, PiYo and Zumba. All classes run in eight-week sessions and begin the week of Monday, March 9, 2015. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the entire eight-week session of a class or purchase a...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Names 2015 Medical Staff Officers

Feb 27, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Medical Staff recently announced its 2015 officers: Brian P. Boyle, MD, has been named president Dr. Boyle is an anesthesiologist with Sunset Anesthesia Associates and has been a staff anesthesiologist at FSLH since 1990, where he has served as chairman of the Anesthesia Department since 2011. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of...

Utica Comets Donate More Than $15,500 to Breast Care Center

Feb 27, 2015
On Friday, February 20, 2015, the Utica Comets presented a check for more than $15,500 to Mohawk Valley Health System’s Breast Care Center. Funds were raised during “Pink the Rink” night held in January. "It is with deep gratitude that we thank the Utica Comets for ‘Pink the Rink’ night," said Nancy Butcher, MBA, RT (T), executive director of the Cancer Center. "Fighting cancer is a team...

MVHS to Host Blood Drive Thursday, March 12

Feb 27, 2015
On Thursday, March 12, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to...

MVHS Names CTICU and PCU Nurse Manager

Feb 25, 2015
UTICA – Michelle Castle, RN, MS, has been named nurse manager of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) and Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). In this position, Castle maintains nursing operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities for the CTICU and PCU. Prior to her employment at SEMC, Castle was a nurse manager at SUNY...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Brain Awareness Month”

Feb 13, 2015
On Sunday, March 1, 2015, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at noon in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The Brain Awareness Campaign is a worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools and communities. The...

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