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RMH pharmacist earns additional certification

Health Rome Memorial Hospital pharmacist Laura Lonergan has earned board certification as a geriatric pharmacist from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. With 32 years of experience, Lonergan oversees the pharmaceutical care for the residents of Rome Memorial Hospital’s Residential Health Care Facility, which has earned the highest five-star ratings for quality. In her role, she... 4:00pm 03/19/18

Warden named director of Behavioral Medicine for MWHS

Health Dr. Katherine Warden has been named director of Behavioral Medicine for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) and has privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). Prior to joining MVHS, Dr. Warden worked as a licensed psychologist at Hutchings Psychiatric Center in Syracuse and at the Central New York Psychiatric Center in Marcy. She has experience conducting... 4:00pm 03/19/18

Hurd assigned as stroke outreach nurse

Health Registered nurse Jennifer Hurd has been named stroke outreach nurse for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Hurd is responsible for ongoing needs assessment and planning, development and implementation of community education outreach initiatives designed to increase knowledge in the community about the causes, signs and symptoms and risk factors for... 4:00pm 03/19/18

Doctor draws attention to Brain Injury Awareness Month

Health Rome Medical Practice neurologist Dr. Glady Jacob is raising awareness of the causes and symptoms of a brain injury during March, which is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Dr. Jacob is board certified in both neurology and clinical neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. “An acquired brain injury is an injury that occurs after birth and changes the... 4:00pm 03/19/18

Blood drive Friday at St. John’s church

Health The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 23, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 502 W. Chestnut St. 4:00pm 03/19/18

Wellness Center classes include aquatics, yoga

Health UTICA — The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center begins a new session of specialty classes on Saturday. Classes run in eight-week sessions and space is limited with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must register and pay for the eight-week session of class in advance or purchase a pre-paid punch card for per-class entry. Call 315-624-5484 or... 4:00pm 03/12/18