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Feb 10, 2017
Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri and his wife, Susan, recently gifted $10,758 to the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Breast Care Center, the money was raised at their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon held in October 2016 at Daniele’s at Valley View. “We are extremely grateful to Mayor Palmieri, Susan, the City of Utica staff and everyone who donated to and attended the Breast Cancer Awareness...
Feb 10, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – Brij Sood, MD, a board-certified radiation oncologist with 21st Century Oncology, has been named clinical director at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Cancer Center. His focus is on patient-centered care, and his interests include stereotactic radiosurgery, image-guided radiotherapy and brachytherapy for brain, spine, breast, lung, prostate, gynecological and head and neck...
Feb 7, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, St. Luke’s Home will hold open interviews from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the Soggs Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. St. Luke’s Home has immediate openings for registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN) and certified nursing assistants (CNA). All...
Feb 6, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host Jennifer M. Bottomley, PT, PhD, MS, presenting Geriatric Neurology in the Medically Complex Client on Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5, 2017. The presentation will be held in the Soggs Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Registration and a...
Jan 26, 2017
On Friday, January 6, 2017, the Utica Comets presented a check for more than $17,000 to Mohawk Valley Health System’s Breast Care Center. Funds were raised during “Pink the Rink” night held in December. "It is with deep gratitude that we thank the Utica Comets for ‘Pink the Rink’night," said Nancy Butcher, MBA, RT (T), executive director of the Cancer Center. "Fighting cancer is a team effort...
Jan 25, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – Michael Goodwill, MS, DABR, PMP, has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Radiation Oncology staff as chief of Medical Physics and radiation safety officer. Goodwill has 16 years of clinical experience that includes treatment planning, delivery and quality assurance systems in radiation clinics. Goodwill earned his Bachelor of Science in Physics, magna cum laude, at Mesa...
Jan 24, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – This past fall, Utica Curling Club members raised $800 for the Breast Care Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System. Money was raised by the sale of pink drinks, pink sweatshirt raffles and donations were also accepted. The donation will be used toward renovations of the Breast Care Center. "So many of us at the Curling Club have been affected by cancer so we wanted to give back...
Jan 23, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – Karly Woodrick, PA, has joined the MVHS Medical Group at its Waterville Office – Madison Street as a physician assistant. In this position, Woodrick provides diagnostic, therapeutic, preventative and health maintenance services throughout all stages of life. Woodrick earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, and a...
Jan 20, 2017
UTICA, NY – Representatives from the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory (MMRL) and the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) – the first step in exploring an expanded partnership between the two organizations. MVHS is currently responding to a request for application (RFA) to access $300 million in funding from New York State to build a world-...
Jan 12, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – Brian Croghan, CHFM, has been named director of Facilities Management for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, he is responsible for the management and oversight of utilities management, life safety compliance, construction and renovation management and grounds keeping. Croghan is a master electrician with more than 20 years of Facilities Management...

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