Vol. 18, No. 2
Compassionate, Cutting-Edge Care Provides Relief to 89-Year-Old Patient
Winthrop Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors
Two Winthrop-University Hospital Physicians Top New York State Lists for Cardiac Care
Phyllis & Nathan J. Mistretta Emergency Diagnostic Imaging Center Dedicated at Winthrop
RP-7 "Virtual Doctor" Makes it's Debut at Winthrop
Congratulations, Top Docs!
A Vibrant Research Program at Winthrop
Pediatric Bowel Management Program Addresses Unique Needs of Children
International Exchange Program Tours Winthrop
23rd Annual Golf Tournament Raises a Record $430,000 for Emergency Services at Winthrop
11th Annual Opera Night Raises $75,000 for Child Life
Charlie's Champions Foundation Shows Continued Support for Cancer Center for Kids
Community Members Say Yes to Good Health
Senator Schumer Hosts Press Conference at Diabetes Education Center
2nd Annual Black & White Ball Raises $300,000 for Cancer Center for Kids
Michael Magro Foundation Supports CCFK's School Re-entry Program
Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation Helps Make Wishes Come True
Winthrop Receives "Found Money"
The Miracle Foundation Makes Third Gift of $50,000 to Cancer Center for Kids
Swim Laps Go a Long Way in Support of Pediatrics
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The Michael Magro Foundation recently donated $30,000 to the Cancer Center for Kids (CCFK) in support of its back-toschool program for patients who are dealing with childhood cancers and the after-effects of treatment. The program - dubbed Project SOAR (for School Re-entry Ongoing Academic Resources) - provides educational support and counseling to childhood cancer patients and their families, as well as to their educators and classmates.
Pictured at the donation were (back row, l.-r.): Ed Chewens, Administrative Director of Winthrop's Department of Pediatrics; Deborah Johnson-Schiff, Senior Vice President at Winthrop; Mark Weinblatt, MD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Cancer Center for Kids (CCFK); Paul Magro and son Marc of the Michael Magro Foundation; Michael Magro Foundation board members Gail Ferrantino-Walsh and Janice McIntyre; and Warren Rosenfeld, MD, Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics. Front row (l.-r.): Cathy Shimmel, RN, MA, Pediatric Oncology Nurse, CCFK; Ilene West, Child Psychologist, CCFK; Nicole Pearl, Certified Child Life Specialist, CCFK; Norman Fried, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, CCFK; Terrie Magro, the Michael Magro Foundation; AnnMarie DiFrancesca, former Director of Winthrop's Child Life Program; and Linda Sweeney, CCFK Practice Manager.