A True Champion

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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  • Charlie's Champions Foundation, which is dedicated to the support of the Cancer Center for Kids (CCK) at Winthrop-University Hospital and the families who are treated there, recently raised $75,000 for the CCK through the organization's first Tennis Tournament, which took place at the Shelter Rock Tennis & Country Club in Manhasset. Pictured are (back row, l.-r.) John Broder, Vice President, External Affairs & Development, Winthrop-University Hospital; Maria Kavan, Development Specialist, Cancer Center for Kids; Linda Sweeney, Practice Manager, Cancer Center for Kids; Mark Weinblatt, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Director, Winthrop's Cancer Center for Kids; John Schmitt, daughter Lily, Tara Schmitt; and Stephanie Merkis, RN, of the Cancer Center for Kids. Front row, Nicole Pearl, MS, CCLS, Child Life Specialist, Cancer Center for Kids and Charlie Schmitt.

    Charlie Schmitt (l.), the eight-year-old boy for whom Charlie's Champions Foundation is named, recently donated a brand new bicycle and helmet to Eric Suber, a fellow patient at Winthrop-University Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids.

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