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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.

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

December 26, 2013: Queens Chronicle -- Elmhurst Hospital Center contributes to The 19th Annual Queens Chronicle Toy Drive

December 18, 2013: Queens Gazette -- Elmhurst Hospital Center provides complete Thanksgiving dinners to 92 families

December 16, 2013: NY Daily News -- Dr. Jamie Ullman discusses pedestrian injury and motor vehicle accidents

December 15, 2013: Newsday -- Dr. Jamie Ullman talks about pedestrian injury following the Citywide Pedestrian Injury Summit

December 13, 2013: Streetsblog.org -- Following the Citywide Pedestrian Summit doctors from Elmhurst Hospital Center express their concerns with pedestrian and motor vehicle accidents

December 11, 2013: Queens Gazette -- Former Queens Borough President Helen Marshall is given a heartwarming departure by EHC’s Community Advisory Board

December 9, 2013: DNAinfo -- Famous Famiglia will donate opening day profits to EHC's "Helping Kids Heal" fund

December 4, 2013: Queens Gazette -- Elmhurst Hospital Center will host a Citywide Pedestrian Injury Summit to increase awareness and offer preventative strategies

December 2, 2013: NY1 -- Dr. George Agriantonis details some trauma center protocols

December 5, 2013: NY1--Coordinated Procedure Allowed Large Numbers to be Treated at Once Following Derailment

October 17, 2013: Queens Tribune--Congresswoman Grace Meng Hosts Affordable Care Act Seminar at Elmhurst Hospital Center

October 4, 2013: NY1-- Executive Director Christopher Constantino talks about Elmhurst Hospital Center Emergency Room Expansion

August 1, 2013: The Queens Courier-- Elmhurst street named for AIDS activist

July 10, 2013: DNAinfo New York-- Elmhurst Greenmarket Brings Fresh, Organic Produce to Neighborhood

July 10, 2013: Gazette-- Elmhurst Hospital Center Hosts First annual Pediatric Health and Safety Fair

June 8, 2013: Times Ledger--Elmhurst greenmarket opens for third consecutive year

May 22, 2013: Gazette--Elmhurst Hospital Center to Receive LIVESTRONG Foundation Grant to Advance Palliative Care In Queens

May 13, 2013: New Yorker--New Yorker profiles Dr. Joseph Lieber as a source of guidance in clinical education

April 26, 2013: Times Ledger--Elmhurst Hospital ranked one of safest hospitals for angioplasty

January 2, 2013: Queens Courier--First babies of 2013 born in Queens

January 1, 2013: Daily News--New Year's Baby Born at the Stroke of Midnight at EHC

January 1, 2013: ABC--2 NY Hospitals claiming first births of 2013

January 1, 2013: El Diario--Parents Welcome First Baby of 2013

January 1, 2013: NY1-- Two Queens Babies Share Honor of First Baby Born in 2013

October 11, 2012: Queens Chronicle--Child Life Specialists Improve Hospital Visits

September 18, 2012: QueensLatino--Healthcare for victims of 9-11 at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens

August 30, 2012: Queens Gazette--Congressman Joseph Crowley Visits EHC to Learn About Medical Record System

August 1, 2012: NY1--Collaborative in Local Hospitals Helps Doctors Learn to Identify, Treat Sepsis

July 26, 2012: Queens Chronicle-- New $1 Million Dollar Hospital Unit Opens Doors

July 26, 2012: TIMES Ledger--New Hospital Unit Heals Pains

July 25, 2012: El Diario-- Elmhurst Hospital Center Opens New Unit

July 24, 2012: NY1-- Elmhurst Hospital Center Opens New Chest Pain Unit

July 18, 2012: NY1--Experts Offer Tips For Healthier Ramadan

July 13, 2012: Times Ledger--Elmhurst greenmarket opens for its third year

July 12, 2012: Queens Chronicle--Lots of incentives for market shoppers

July 11, 2012: The Queens Courier--The Affordable Care Act: What It Means for Immigrants

June 14, 2012: The Queens Courier--Translator busted for scamming patients

May 10, 2012: NY Daily News--Elmhurst Hospital Center set to celebrate

May 10, 2012: Queens Chronicle--Elmhurst Hospital celebrates 180 years

May 9, 2012: Queens Gazette--New Healthcare pavilion scheduled for Elmhurst Hospital Center

November 10, 2011: NY1--EHC and Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras Co-Host Forum on Services for Victims of Sexual Assault

November 5, 2011: NY1--Queens Borough President Helen Marshall Highlights EHC's Safe Haven Program

October 7, 2011: Times Ledger--Torture Victims Land at Elmhurst

October 1, 2011: NY 1--New York City Council Honors EHC's Libertas Center

September 13, 2011: Queens Ledger--Elmhurst Hospital Center Health Program Motivates Employees

August 3, 2011: Queens Ledger--Elmhurst Hospital Center Wins Greencare and IPRO Awards

July 14, 2011: Queens Ledger--Dr. Joseph Masci and Dr. Maurice Policar on Vatican HIV Conference and EHC's HIV/AIDS Treatment Program

June 16, 2011: NY Daily News--Elmhurst Hospital Center and Ethiopian Doctors Team Up to Fight HIV

May 19, 2011: Times Ledger--Elmhurst Hospital Center Opens New Memorial Walkway

May 18, 2011: Times Ledger--Elmhurst Hospital Center Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

April 4, 2011: NY1--EHC Director of Nutrition Jey Hwang on Eating Healthy in Restaurants

March 25, 2011: Times Ledger--Festival to Serve Up Many Flavors of Elmhurst

March 25, 2011: NY 1--Elmhurst Hospital Center's Cyrus Zavieh is Queens Person of the Week

March 24, 2011: El Diario--Dr. George Alonso on Immigrants and Tuberculosis

March 22, 2011: Long Island City Journal--Elmhurst Hospital Center Decon Trailers

March 20, 2011: New York Daily News--Libertas Program at Elmhurst Hospital Center

March 16, 2011: NY 1--Elmhurst Hospital Center Patients Get a Lesson in Clowning Around

March 16, 2011: NY 1--Dr. Dinali Fernando and the Libertas Program Help Torture Victims at EHC

March 9, 2011: Queens Courier--Starlight Foundation Donates New Pediatric Care Room to EHC

November 24, 2010: Queens Gazette--Elmhurst Hospital Center Wins Community Service Award from SHAREing and CAREing

October 20, 2010: Queens Gazette--Elmhurst Hospital Center Gets Stroke Care Award from the American Heart Association

October 12, 2010: Queens Ledger--The Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program at Elmhurst Hospital Center

October 10, 2010: The Independent (Ireland)--Elmhurst Hospital Center Provides Life-Saving Care for Ped-Struck Victim

Sept 14, 2010: Queens Ledger--EHC Employees Take Slim-Down Challenge

Sept 6, 2010: New York Times--Elmhurst Hospital Center Focuses on Cultural Diversity

August 26, 2010: Reuters--Dr. Scott Weingart on Hypothermia Treatment for Cardiac Arrest Patients

July 21, 2010: Queens Gazette—EHC Celebrates Grand Opening of Greenmarket

June 10, 2010: CNN—EHC Child Life Coordinator Meredith Farrell at Materials for the Arts

June 10, 2010: Queens Courier—EHC Wins Award from American Heart Association

April 29, 2010: NY Daily News - Greenmarket at Elmhurst Hospital Center

April 28, 2010: Queens Gazette - Elmhurst Hospital Center Honored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

April 20, 2010: Queens Buzz - Elmhurst Hospital Center Profile

April 13, 2010: Queens Ledger - Treatment for Cardiac Arrest Victims Minimizes Damage

March 30, 2010: WNYC -RadioCultural Sensitivity and Healthcare

March 29, 2010: NY 1 - EHC Executive Director Chris Constantino on Queens Hospital Closures

March 29, 2010: USA Today - Induced Hypothermia and Cardiac Arrest Treatments

February 17, 2010: WABC TV News - EHC Neurosurgeon Jaime Ullman Discusses Pedestrian Injury Statistics

February 10, 2010: Queens Gazette - Northwest Queens Legislative Breakfast Brings Leaders Together

February 9, 2010: Long Island City/Astoria Journal - Queens Summit Focused on Making Pedestrians Safer

February 6, 2010: NY1 - EHC Neurosurgeon Jaime Ullman and Trauma Coordinator Anju Galer Queens People of the Week

January 26, 2010: NY 1 - EHC Neurosurgery Chief Conducts Pedestrian Injury Study

December 24, 2009: WABC TV - Off-duty EMT and EHC Cardiac Care Unit Save Hospital Employee

December 23, 2009: NY Post - Elmhurst Hospital Center to Build New Women's Healthcare Center

December 21, 2009: Queens Ledger - Elmhurst Hospital Center “Horns for Handles” Breast Pump Campaign

December 3, 2009: NY Post - New medical training center to benefit Elmhurst Hospital Center

November 16, 2009: NY Daily News - Experts give kids a hand at learning how to prevent cold and flu germs

September 23, 2009: Queens Ledger - Hospital Symposium Focuses on Suicide Prevention

June 22, 2009: Queens Courier - EHC Works to Go Green

April 1, 2009: Queens Gazette - Elmhurst Hospital Center Opens New Psychiatric Emergency Room

February 18, 2009: Queens Gazette - Elmhurst Hospital Center Opens Lactation Clinic

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