DiStasio Family Makes Donation to NICU


Vol. 18, No. 3
Fall 2008

  • A Gift... Beyond the Gift of Life

  • 12 Winthrop Specialists Named to New York Magazine�s 2008 �Best Doctors� List

  • Cancer Center for Kids Moves to a New Home

  • Friends & Benefactors Annual Reception

  • Winthrop Helps Postal Clerk Get Some Sleep

  • Winthrop: A Gateway to a Top-Rated Kidney Transplant Program

  • DiStasio Family Makes Donation to NICU

  • The Center for Advanced Care of Chronic Conditions

  • New Center for the Advanced Care of Chronic Conditions: Easing Patients� Burdens through a Single Coordinated Plan of Care

  • Golfing for the CCFK

  • Annual Gala Celebrates Winthrop�s Passion for Care without Compromise

  • CCFK Families Celebrate Life

  • Unique Program Helps New Mothers Cope

  • Saving Lives in Bolivia

  • Winthrop�s New Welcoming Ambassadors

  • Tenth Annual Cancer Survivors Day Celebrates Life

  • Bay�s Big Bash Does it Again!

  • Spizz Family Supports CCFK

  • Pediatric Unit Receives Quilt Donation

  • Amanda Styles Cirelli Foundation Makes Generous Donation to CCFK

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  • After Anthony and Lauren DiStasio unexpectedly lost their eight-month-old son Kyle in 2007, their families founded the Kyle DiStasio Memorial Fund to benefit the needs of children. Through a golf tournament at Harbor Links Golf Course in Port Washington, the organization raised $10,000 which they generously donated to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Winthrop-University Hospital.

    �Over the past five years, Winthrop has taken extra good care of my family, and all four of my parent�s grandchildren were born here,� said Mrs. DiStasio. �We wanted to make a donation in remembrance of Kyle and thought what better place than Winthrop.�

    Winthrop also had the recent privilege to share in the DiStasio family�s joy when Lauren and Anthony welcomed a healthy baby girl Alexandra Kylie Marie on October 20, 2008.

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    Pictured are (l.-r.) Eileen Magri, RN, MSN, Director of Nursing, Maternal Child Health at Winthrop; Anthony and Lauren DiStasio; Lauren�s parents Marie and Sal Capone; Lauren�s sister Andrea Keyloun with son Dylan; Peggy Murphy, RN, Nurse Manager of Winthrop�s Neonatal ICU; and Nazeeh Hanna, MD, Chief of the Division of Neonatology & Newborn Medicine at Winthrop.



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