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Pathways Celebrates 25th Anniversary with 'Casino Night' Fundraiser Mar. 30

March 17, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Twenty-five years ago, women with cancer who were scared and suffering found solace in the newly-founded breast cancer support groups named 'Pathways'. The groups helped myriad women feel safe in sharing their deepest fears as well as the triumphs achieved during their cancer journeys.

During the past two-and-a-half decades, Pathways has expanded -- offering ...

Overlook Celebrates 'National Hospitalist Day'

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center recently celebrated the nation's first 'National Hospitalist Day', which recognizes the talented, dedicated 'hospitalists' -- a term that refers to physicians whose practice emphasizes providing care for hospitalized patients.

'Hospitalists' focus on the unique aspects of a ...

Shot in The Arm to The Community: Junior League's GRACE Project Partners with Local Companies to Administer Influenza Vaccinations

SUMMIT, NJ - Giving and Receiving Assistance for Our Community’s Essentials (GRACE), the Junior League of Summit’s signature community outreach project recently partnered with local businesses Seqirus and Passport Health New Jersey -- to provide flu shots through the GRACE’s refrigerator program.

Seqirus, which has its commercial operations ...

Atlantic Neuroscience's Memory Loss Forum Tackles All Aspects of Dementia as a Disease

SUMMIT, NJ – Often friends and family worry that a loved one who is forgetting words or losing their car keys is in the beginning stages of dementia – it could be normal aging.   

That became clear at Atlantic Neuroscience Institute’s second memory loss symposium, “A Day to Remember: A Conference for Those Living with Memory Loss,” held at Overlook ...

Rubino Group Celebrates 3D Mammography Center's One-Year Anniversary

WEST ORANGE, NJ - On 'International Women's Day', staff and patients gathered to commemorate the one-year anniversary of The Rubino OB/GYN Group's on-site 3D mammography center.

The Rubino OB/GYN Group is the first OB/GYN practice in the state to offer modern, 3D mammography services within its facility, offering women the convenience of having annual well exams ...

Pathways at The Connection's 'Team SOS' Dragon Boat Team Launches Eleventh Season

SUMMIT, NJ - Pathways 'Team Save Our Sisters (SOS)' a dragon boat team will launch its 11th season on Tuesday, March 19, with a season kick-off meeting and pot luck dinner for new and returning members beginning at 6:30 p.m. Those attending can meet the team and its supporters and find out more about the exhilarating sport of dragon boating at the Lake Parsippany Club ...

Overlook First in NJ to Use New, Non-Surgical Dialysis Procedure

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center in Summit has become the first hospital in New Jersey to use the WavelinQ, a device that offers a new, non-surgical way to prepare patients for dialysis. The WavelinQ uses radio frequency (RF), to create the connection between a vein and artery, called a fistula, which is an important step in dialysis treatment for ...

Atlantic Health's Diabetes Education Service Merits ADA Recognition

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System has been awarded Recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for a quality diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) service, with the ADA indicating that the service offers high-quality education which is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment.

All Atlantic Health System education ...

Relay for Life 2019 Hosts Area Kick-Off Event Mar. 14

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence and Summit will be holding its 2019 Kick-Off event on Thursday, March 14, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the New Providence High School Cafeteria.

Incorporating the theme of 'Through the Years', attendees will earn more about Relay, how to form a team, ...

League of Women Voters Presents Talk by Women's Violence Prevention, Assistance Expert Ruth Ann Koenick Mar. 11

SUMMIT, NJ - In honor of March being designated as 'Women's History Month', the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit will present Ruth Ann Koenick, the former Director of the Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance at Rutgers University, who will speak about '#Me Too, Violence Against Women, History and ...

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Atlantic Health System’s Dr. Linda Gillam Recognized with Second Top Honor from American College of Cardiology

March 21, 2019

Dr. Gillam presented with Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 68th Annual Scientific Session; was recognized in 2018 as Gifted Educator of the Year

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, FACC, the Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System, with the 2019 Master of the ACC Award. This ...