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The Ann Tornetta Nursing Education Fund Establishes a Legacy of Teaching

Monday, October 15, 2018

Carol and Don Tornetta promote health and well-being which is a family legacy well-known to the healthcare institutions in the Norristown area. In Norristown, the Tornetta name is synonymous with all types of business, but it was Don’s uncle, Frank J. Tornetta, MD, who sowed the seeds for what was to become a close family...

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A Gift That Transcends Generations

Monday, October 15, 2018

Roland Lucas Jr. grew up watching his father, Roland Dubois Lucas, MD, care for his patients in the private practice he managed out of his Germantown home. “My father was the classic neighborhood physician in a time when family practice physicians had offices in their homes, made house calls,...

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Artwork by Mothers for Mothers

Monday, October 15, 2018

Spring is often thought to be a time of new birth and rebirth and it is also a time to celebrate mothers. This past spring, Maddy and Harvey Rovinsky, in partnership with MamaCITA – A Mothers’ Cooperative in the Arts, joined with staff from Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia’s Ob/Gyn Department and Labor...

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Clinicians and Patients Collaborate to Educate and Inspire

Monday, October 15, 2018

No one can ever truly understand the feelings and emotions a person newly diagnosed with a spinal cord injury (SCI) is experiencing. Anger, confusion, sadness, shock and frustration are just a few. Coupled with those feelings are the challenges of coping with a new physical condition and the  routines of...

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Iris Lee Schwartz Cancer Fund Celebrates Cancer Survivors

Monday, October 15, 2018

“Cancer is lousy,” states Harry M. Schwartz as he recalls his late wife, Iris, and her heroic battle with the disease. “No one should have to go through what Iris went through. But unfortunately, many, many people do, and my family just wants to do...

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