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May 31, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Friday, June 3, 2016, at noon the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area podiatrist...
May 31, 2016
The Dialysis Center at Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program coordinator...
May 27, 2016
During National Nurses Week, the Mohawk Valley Health System honored 29 employees with Nurse and Caregiver of Distinction and scholarship awards, which were presented on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at its Nurses Week celebration dinner. The following employees were honored: Nurse of Distinction Award Mary Akins, RN – Operating Room Shelly Forrester, RN – Education Services Clarissa...
May 27, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Richard L. O’Brien, DO, has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Faxton Urgent Care and has privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. O’Brien was affiliated with the Easterly Primary Care Center at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville, New York, and was a medical consultant with Optimal Medical Healthcare and the Beacon...
May 27, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Traci Boris, Esq., has been named vice president of Legal and Compliance for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). She has served as assistant vice president of Legal and Compliance at MVHS since 2014 and as both assistant general counsel and general counsel for St. Elizabeth Medical Center since joining the organization in 2008. Boris earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from...
May 27, 2016
Utica, NY – In honor of National Nursing Home Week, May 8 to 14, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) celebrates the many residents at St. Luke’s Home and the entire staff that provides daily support and care. During this annual week-long celebration, St. Luke’s Home hosted a number of events for the residents and staff, including special animal visits in the gazebo, face painting and...
May 27, 2016
Utica, NY – In honor of National Nursing Home Week, May 8 to 14, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) celebrates the many residents at St. Luke’s Home and the entire staff that provides daily support and care. During this annual week-long celebration, St. Luke’s Home hosted a number of events for the residents and staff, including special animal visits in the gazebo, face painting and...
May 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Nicole Henry, RN, has been named the assistant nurse manager of Maternity and Nursery Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Prior to this position, Henry was employed at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, New York, in Labor and Delivery and at St. Elizabeth Medical Center on Medical/Surgical units. Henry received an associate in Nursing from Crouse School of...
May 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. - On Friday, June 10, 2016, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Sister Johanna Conference Room at the St. Elizabeth Campus, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate. Just one donor can help save or sustain up to three...
May 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Nicole Henry, RN, has been named the assistant nurse manager of Maternity and Nursery Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Prior to this position, Henry was employed at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, New York, in Labor and Delivery and at St. Elizabeth Medical Center on Medical/Surgical units. Henry received an associate in Nursing from Crouse School of...

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