McCormack Fund Shows Support for Cardiopulmonary Stress Lab

Vol. 17, No. 1
Winter 2006/2007

  • Advanced Cardiology Techniques Enhance & Expand Treatment Options at Winthrop's Institute for Heart Care

  • Winthrop Elects New Members to Board of Directors

  • Scientific Research is Basic to Winthrop's Mission

  • Weight Management Program Takes Aim at Obesity

  • New Translation Service Breaks Language Barrier

  • Jay's World Foundation Dedicates Fifth Room in Cancer Center Unit

  • Winthrop's Lung Cancer Center: Cutting-Edge, Compassionate & Comprehensive Care

  • Winthrop's Home Health Agency Among Nation's Elite

  • Winthrop's MS Treatment Center Continues to Elevate Standard of Care & Research

  • New Pre-Diabetes Intervention Program Takes Flight at Winthrop

  • Organ Donor Network Medal of Honor

  • McCormack Fund Shows Support for Cardiopulmonary Stress Lab

  • A True Champion

  • Bay's Big Bash

  • The Franceschini Family Supports Colon Cancer Research

  • Evening of Tasting and Giving

  • Lippert Family Dinner Dance Raises $35,000 for Cancer Center for Kids

  • Residency Programs Get the Nod

  • Truckloads of Toys

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  • In 2006, Winthrop-University Hospital received $35,000 from the Carleigh McCormack Memorial Fund, which was created by Heather and Jim McCormack in memory of their daughter. The donation included approximately $5,000 raised by students at Nassau Community College (NCC) through their annual 5K Run in honor of Carleigh's grandfather, retired NCC economics professor Neil Nugent, and approximately $30,000 raised by the McCormack family at their 2006 Golf Outing. Donations from the Carleigh McCormack Memorial Fund are going toward the development of a cardiopulmonary stress lab for pediatric patients at Winthrop. There, young cardiac patients will be evaluated on state-of-the-art stationary bicycles and treadmills to assess the degree of exercise they can safely do.

    "The McCormacks have been dedicated to helping me secure resources that will improve the lives of children with heart disease," explained Russell Schiff, MD, Director of Ambulatory Pediatric Cardiology at Winthrop. Pictured above are Susan Mitchell, Intramural Director, Nassau Community College, presenting the college's donation to Dr. Schiff.

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