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  • Join Families across the Region September 18 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

    Posted: 09/01/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 31, 2022) – Families from across the region are expected to attend Maria Fareri Children's Hospital's 18th Annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day September 18 for a day of fun-filled activities to support pediatric care in the Hudson Valley. Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day Supporting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital is September 18 Families are welcome to attend the free event featuring activities including face painting, crafts, carnival games, music, character ap...

  • WMCHealth’s Big 5: Races for Runners of All Levels will Support WMCHealth Hospitals

    Posted: 08/22/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 19, 2022) – Get your heart rate going and support healthcare as you race, jog or walk around and about WMCHealth's Valhalla campus September 18. The Big 5, Westchester Medical Center Health Network's fall active fundraiser supports a range of medical services while supplying the perfect opportunity to get fit and have fun.  The Healing Half Marathon , The Kyle Goldberg 10K , The Evan Lieberman 5K and the Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day will all be held Sunday, Septemb...

  • Music to Children’s Ears: Grant Helps Children’s Hospital Families Stay Connected through Music

    Posted: 06/02/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (June 2, 2022) – Whether the tunes are rock, rap, jazz or a bedtime lullaby, music is employed as a healing therapy at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). With $2,500 in support from the Million Dollar Roundtable Foundation (MDRT), the music therapy program at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital now extends beyond the walls of the hospital with the MusiConnection Initiative, a program that connects hospitalized children to f...

  • WMCHealth’s Gala 2022 to Honor Community Champions & Present Lifetime Achievement to Children’s Hospital Physician-in-Chief

    Posted: 05/27/2022

    VALHALLA , N.Y. (May 27, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network's (WMCHealth) 2022 Gala to be held at the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah, NY on June 4 will salute 10 local organizations for their support of the Network during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, WMCHealth will recognize Michael Gewitz, MD, Executive Director, and William Russell McCurdy, Physician-in-Chief of WMCHealth's Maria Fareri Children's Hospital for his decades-long accomplishments in pediatric cardiolog...

  • WMCHealth Appoints Pair to Senior Leadership Positions

    Posted: 04/05/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 5, 2022) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has appointed Matilde Roman as Senior Vice President, Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer and John Brand as Senior Vice President for Marketing and Communications. Matilde Roman Roman brings extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to her new position at WMCHealth. The Network’s mission is to provide the highest quality care for all and in her new role, Roman will develop strategic...

  • WMCHealth Debuts Heart Disease Prevention Program

    Posted: 04/01/2022

    VALHALLA, NY (April 1, 2022) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) debuted this week a new cardiovascular program that aims to stop preventable coronary death and disease in its tracks. Located at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, the  Cardiovascular Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program  (CHPDP ) , prioritizes prevention, education and wellness while using best-practice methodologies to assess and manage the myriad of factors...

  • Published Study Showed Long COVID-19 Syndrome Patients Had Cognitive Deficits

    Posted: 03/29/2022

    VALHALLA, NY (March 29, 2022) – Patients who suffer long-term effects of COVID-19 infection show significantly more subjective cognitive complaints in the areas of memory, language and cognition months after their initial infection, according to a study authored by behavioral health specialists from the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The study, which appears in the Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry ,  found that the participants – all of whom were see...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Named Official Hospital Partner of the Hudson Valley Renegades

    Posted: 03/16/2022

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (March 16, 2021) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the Hudson Valley Renegades, the High-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced today a major partnership making WMCHealth the inaugural Official Hospital Partner of the Renegades. “Our organizations are cornerstone brands of the Hudson Valley and touchstones for life events for residents of the communities we serve,” said Michael Israel, President and CEO, Westchester Medical Center Health Network. ...

  • Westchester Medical Center Celebrates Birth of “Twosday” Twins

    Posted: 03/02/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 2, 2022)   –  Congratulations to Alexandria Gordon and Johnathan Garnett, parents of twins Essence Naomi Garnett and Parker Gisselle Garnett born February 22, 2022. Alexandra Gordon and Johnathan Garnett with their twin girls born on 2.22.22 The twin girls born at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) join a special club of babies born on a five-digit palindrome date (2.22.22) that reads the same from left-to...

  • Westchester Medical Center Appoints Edmond Ritter, MD, as Chief of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery

    Posted: 02/14/2022

    VALHALLA, NY (February 14, 2022)  – Westchester Medical Center, the flagship hospital in the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) appointed Edmond Ritter, MD to the position of Chief, Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery. In his new position, Dr. Ritter is directing the reconstructive and plastic surgery services offered at Westchester Medical Center as well as WMCHealth’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, where he is working in collaboration with specialists in pediatric reconstruct...