July 29th, 2015: NY1.com -- Dr. Stuart Kessler, Director of the Emergency Department, provides helpful tips on how to keep cool and what to avoid during a heat advisory.
July 23rd, 2015: Queens Tribune -- The March of Dimes organization brings its widely successful "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait" campaign to Elmhurst Hospital Center in an effort to raise awareness and reduce the rate for mothers at high-risk for premature births with specialized services.
July 23rd, 2015: Queens Chronicle -- Elmhurst Hospital Center receives $150,000 grant from the March of Dimes organization for their "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait" campaign, which is aimed at providing expanded services to expecting mothers in an effort to reduce premature births.
June 25th, 2015: CarribbeanLifeNews.com -- Claire Patterson, Senior Associate Executive Director of QHN, was honored by the Action Performance Commitment Community Services Inc. (APCCS) in the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Ball Room. The event celebrated Caribbean American Heritage Month and honored three Caribbean-born who are dedicated and continue to serving the community.
June 10th, 2015: ItsQueens.com -- Three of EHC's doctors made the list for the top 15 doctors in Queens for providing "state-of-the-art medical care" in the borough; Dr. Joseph Masci, Director of the Department of Medicine, Dr. Concepcion Songco, Associate Medical Director of Pediatric Ambulatory Care, and Dr. Marlon Brewer, Chief Medical Primary Care Clinic, Associate Director of Ambulatory Care. This recognition comes from their longstanding commitment to providing top quality care to all patients and the community.
June 9th, 2015: NY1.com -- Dr. Tina Cheng, Pediatric Endocrinologist, talks about the added benefits and healthier food options to having a Farmers Market available to the community at Elmhurst Hospital Center.
May 14th, 2015: Queens Courier -- Dr. Renee Spiegel, EHC's Director of Surgery, was honored by the Queens Courier newspaper at their "Top Women in Business" awards ceremony at Terrace on the Park. The annual event puts the spotlight on women who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields.
May 13th, 2015: NY1.com -- Dr. Marlon Brewer, Chief Medical Primary Care Clinic, Associate Director of Ambulatory Care, talks about the importance of Breast Cancer screening during the Healthy Living for Women event at Elmhurst Hospital Center.
April 19, 2015: NY Times -- Elmhurst Hospital Center is identified for being able to provide interpreters for more than 150 languages, serving one of the most diverse communities in Queens.
April 17, 2015: Queens Chronicle -- Elmhurst Hospital Center celebrates Thai New Years with Council Member Daniel Dromm with music, dance and food.
April 14, 2015: NYCityLens.com -- Council Member Daniel Dromm and Elmhurst Hospital Center host Thai New Years Songkran Day with the community. This is also the first time Elmhurst Hospital Center celebrated the event.
April 12th, 2015: DNAinfo.com -- Council Member Daniel Dromm and Elmhurst Hospital Center hosted a Thai New Years event also known as Songkran Day. Upon entrance attendees were welcomed with the traditional water ceremony as well as various dancing and singing performances. After the event, attendees were provided to-go food and drink packages by local Thai restaurants and stores.
March 13th, 2015: Queens Chronicle -- Priscilla Carrow, Material Management Administration Coordinating Manager, was honored by New York State Senator Jose Peralta during his annual Women's History Month celebration. She was given recognition for her long-standing commitment to providing community service to the people of Queens. The event was hosted at La Boom New York in Woodside with more than 700 people in attendance.
December 12, 2014: DNAinfo.com -- Elmhurst Hospital Center's Child Life Program receives a $5,000 grant from the Starlight Children's Foundation, then transforms a room in the Pediatric Unit into a playroom.
November 19, 2014: Nurse.com -- New York City's Health and Hospital Corporation (NYCHHC) Honors Elmhurst Hospital Center's Grace Ann Rodicol, BSN, CNOR, receives an Excellence in Volunteerism and Service award for her dedication to providing healthcare and education throughout the community.
November 19, 2014: Queens Gazette -- SHAREing & CAREing celebrates their 20th annual benefit with EHC and honors two employees Doctors, Dr. Victor Ayzenberg, M.D., Ph.D., and Dr. Sonal Sura M.D., for providing excellent patient care to the community.
November 3, 2014: NY Daily News -- Elmhurst Hospital Center and the New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health (NYCAAMH) held a public forum in order to increase suicide awareness in the Asian community.
October 29, 2014: NY Daily News -- Grace Ann Rodicol, BSN, CNOR, receives the HHC Nursing Excellence Award for her dedication and commitment to providing outstanding service to patients, the community and support for their colleagues.
October 6, 2014: NY Daily News -- Doris Fogle, a longtime volunteer since 1981, celebrates her 100th birthday at Elmhurst Hospital Center.
October 3, 2014: Times Ledger -- Henry Grullon, Associate Director of Ambulatory Care Services, gives advice about Emergency Medicaid and the Cancer Services Program for undocumented patients.
September 9, 2014: NY1 Noticias -- Dr. George Alonso, EHC's Director of Infection Prevention and Control, is identified by NY1 Noticias to talk about and debunk the 5 myths of influenza.
September 3, 2014: NY Daily News -- Dr. Concepcion Songco, Associate Director of Pediatrics, gives parents back-to-school safety tips for the coming school year.
August 15, 2014: The Indian Panorama -- Dr. Subhadra Nori, Regional Director of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, was recently profiled about her accomplishments in medicine and her formula for happiness.
August 8, 2014: Queens Courier -- Elmhurst Hospital Center is the first healthcare provider in Queens to take part in Wholesome Wave's Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program for pediatric patients.
August 1, 2014: Heal Torture -- Dr. Dinali Fernando, Medical Director of the Libertas Center for Human Rights and Attending Physician in the Emergency Department, received recognition for her dedication to finding balance between work and helping survivors of torture.
July 20, 2014: NY1 -- Elmhurst Hospital Center teams up with Department of Parks and Recreation to hold its first Summer Sports Clinic event in Frank D. O'Conner Playground. Dr. David Rhee, Residency Program Director for the Department of Pediatrics, was on hand to discuss the benefits of active lifestyles for children.
June 26, 2014: Queens Tribune -- Dr. Marlon Brewer, Associate Director of Department of Ambulatory Care, gives tip to help control weight and heart issues.
June 9, 2014: DNAinfo -- Elmhurst Hospital Center holds its first international food and wine tasting event, A Healthy Taste of Queens. A fundraising event support of the Department of Cardiology.
June 1, 2014: NY Daily News -- Dr. Suma Dasari, Attending Doctor of Rheumatology, recently gave stress relief tips and insight regarding osteo and rheumatoid arthritis.
May 13, 2014: The Queens Courier -- Dr. Jasmin Moshirpur, Dean for Elmhurst and Queens Programs Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Regional Medical Director of the Queens Health Network, is honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Top Women in Business.
May 12, 2014: Times Ledger -- Dr. Joseph Lieber, Associate Director of Medicine, is honored with the Queens Impact Award for his influence in the medical community.
March 28, 2014: The Queens Courier -- Elmhurst Hospital Center celebrates the opening of a new facility dedicated to women's health services, The Women's Pavilion.
March 28, 2014: NY1 -- Elmhurst Hospital Center holds a ribbon-cutting event for the new Women's Pavilion Building.
March 13, 2014: Queens Gazette -- Queens Borough President Melinda Katz encourages the Affordable Care Act before March 31st deadline at Elmhurst Hospital Center
February 28, 2014: Queens Gazette -- Queens Borough President Melinda Katz host an Affordable Care Act informational seminar at Elmhurst Hospital Center
February 26, 2014: Queens Gazette -- Elmhurst Hospital Center achieves recertification as a "Level 3" Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
January 28, 2014: NY1 -- Dr. Janet Siegel and Dr. Efniki Kyvelos profiled in teen health improvement program
January 22, 2014: Queens Gazette -- Elmhurst Hospital Center and Council Member Daniel Dromm celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with an event honoring his life and legacy.
January 15, 2014: Queens Gazette -- Chris Constantino appointed as the new senior vice president of Queens Health Network
January 1, 2014: NY Daily News – Elmhurst Hospital Center ushers in 2014 with baby named by the Dalai Lama
January 1, 2014: NY Post -- 2014 babies born seconds apart
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