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Sep 12, 2016
Utica, NY – On Saturday, September 17, 2016, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Debra A. Walz, MS, RN, WHNP, AOCNP, nurse practitioner at the Breast Care Center of the Mohawk Valley Health System, will lead the discussion on...
Sep 12, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – A Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) employee, Mary Katherine Friot, MPH, RN, CIC, recently received her certification in Infection Prevention from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).  Certification represents the commitment of an infection preventionist and an institution to the continued improvement of infection prevention and control...
Sep 9, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Community members andbreast cancer survivors are invited to help promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month by creating a human pink ribbon. Please wear bright pink and join us on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Murnane Baseball Field, across from the Faxton Campus in Utica, New York. A brief ceremony will be held to honor breast cancer survivors and then attendees will create a...
Sep 9, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Diane Potter, MS, RN, has been named nurse manager of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus. In this position, Potter is responsible for nursing operations including clinical and administrative responsibilities for the IRU. Potter earned a Master of Science...
Sep 9, 2016
UTICA, NY – On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, tickets for the 20th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit the local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will be available for purchase at First Source Federal Credit Union, 4451 Commercial Drive, New Hartford, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. A ticket sales area will be set up outside the credit union....
Sep 7, 2016
An Adult Support Group for Those with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes,“Trading Up,” will host a meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650...
Sep 7, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Evelyn Salgado-Parrilla, DMD, has been named assistant director of dental services for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this role, Dr. Salgado is responsible for assisting the Dental Residency Program director in administration and precepting and will also provide direct patient care at the Dental Health Center. Since January 2011, Dr. Salgado has held the position of...
Sep 2, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Ramesh Cherukuri, MD, a neurologist with SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, has joined the medical staff at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). Dr. Cherukuri specializes in the management of cerebrovascular emergencies, neuromuscular diseases and disorders such as seizure, headache, neurodegenerative, neuro-...
Aug 30, 2016
The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, September 12, 2016, at 6 p.m. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Susan Castilla from Integrative Experience will use...
Aug 30, 2016
The Dialysis Center at the 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, September 13, 2016, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, BSN, CDN, CKD...

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