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Jun 3, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Nalini Namassivaya, MD, has joined the Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, LLP practice in New Hartford, New York, and has admitting privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Prior to joining Pulmonary& Critical Care Associates, LLP, she was affiliated with Buffalo Cardiology& Pulmonary Associates, PC in Williamsville, New York. Dr...
Jun 3, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Sunday, June 12, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture on the Cancer Center resources available for seniors at MVHS. The lecture will be held at noon in the Soggs Room in St. Luke’s Home at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. An Oncology and Palliative Care Social...
Jun 1, 2016
Utica, N.Y. - On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Family Lounge at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). The lounge was made possible by a generous gift from First Source Federal Credit Union and offers a comfortable and private space for family members to...
May 31, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Friday, June 3, 2016, at noon the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area podiatrist...
May 31, 2016
The Dialysis Center at Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program coordinator...
May 31, 2016
An Adult Support Group for Those with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes,“Trading Up,” will host a meeting on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin...
May 27, 2016
During National Nurses Week, the Mohawk Valley Health System honored 29 employees with Nurse and Caregiver of Distinction and scholarship awards, which were presented on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at its Nurses Week celebration dinner. The following employees were honored: Nurse of Distinction Award Mary Akins, RN – Operating Room Shelly Forrester, RN – Education Services Clarissa...
May 27, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Richard L. O’Brien, DO, has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Faxton Urgent Care and has privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. O’Brien was affiliated with the Easterly Primary Care Center at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville, New York, and was a medical consultant with Optimal Medical Healthcare and the Beacon...
May 27, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Traci Boris, Esq., has been named vice president of Legal and Compliance for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). She has served as assistant vice president of Legal and Compliance at MVHS since 2014 and as both assistant general counsel and general counsel for St. Elizabeth Medical Center since joining the organization in 2008. Boris earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from...
May 27, 2016
Utica, NY – In honor of National Nursing Home Week, May 8 to 14, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) celebrates the many residents at St. Luke’s Home and the entire staff that provides daily support and care. During this annual week-long celebration, St. Luke’s Home hosted a number of events for the residents and staff, including special animal visits in the gazebo, face painting and...

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