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Cancer Support Group - November 9

Oct 26, 2015
The Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, November 9, 2015, at 6pm. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6pm in the Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Margaret Celebi, PT, DPT, CLT, a certified lymphedema therapist/physical therapist at the...

Mohawk Valley Health System's 2015 Campaign For Quality Celebrates 14th Anniversary

Oct 22, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On October 15 and 16, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Campaign For Quality (CFQ) celebrated its 14th anniversary with nearly 500 physicians, healthcare workers, students and community members from across New York State in attendance. This popular program held at Hamilton College in Clinton, featured national and local experts who presented on current trends in...

Chronic Kidney Disease Education Program - November 3

Oct 21, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – 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, November 3, 2015, from 6 p.m. 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,...

MVHS Names Scholefield Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Oct 20, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Robert Scholefield, RN, MS, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). He has served as senior vice president of Operations for MVHS since March 2014. In this position, Scholefield is responsible for the operations of the healthcare system, overseeing a number of departments and programs as well as working with...

MVHS Stroke Support Group Presents “Adjusting to Stroke through Faith”

Oct 19, 2015
On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Join us as Deacon Paul Lehmann leads the group in a discussion about the journey of life following a stroke with a focus...

Gamers Gearing up for “Extra Life” Game Day to Support CMN at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Oct 19, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Saturday, November 7, 2015, gamers registered in Extra Life, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) fundraising program, will raise funds and awareness for CMN at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), an affiliate of the Mohawk Valley Health System. In order to participate in Extra Life, gamers register for the 24-hour fundraiser for free at www.Extra-Life.org, select...

Vascular Surgeon Joins MVHS Medical Group

Oct 19, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Mario Carrillo, DO, a specialist in Vascular Surgery, has joined the MVHS Medical Group’s new Vascular Group office and has admitting privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. He specializes in Vascular and Endovascular operations. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Carrillo most recently was affiliated with Surgical Associates...

FSLH Names Nurse Manager

Oct 14, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Lesa Steele, BSN, RN has been named nurse manager for the Operating Room, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Central Sterile for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this position, Steele maintains clinical and administrative operations for these areas. Steele has been an employee at FSLH since 2004, serving in Maternal Child Services in various positions, most recently as...

Genesee Urgent Care Closed on Sunday, October 11

Oct 9, 2015
Genesee Urgent Care, located at 1904 Genesee Street, Utica, will be closed on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Those in need of care should visit the Faxton Urgent Care located at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica, which is open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Genesee Urgent Care will resume its regular hours of being open 7 days a week, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, October 12. For more...

MVHS Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture

Oct 7, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Sunday, October 18, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture on respiratory therapy. The lecture will be held at noon in the Soggs Room in St. Luke’s Home at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. A member of the Respiratory Care Services team will provide information on...

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