Press Releases


  • Children's Hospital Radiothon Postponed -

    (August 16, 2016) The 4th annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) Radiothon, which was originally scheduled for Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19, will be rescheduled. The new date for the CMN radiothon will be Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9.

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    Mindfulness Workshop Provides Effective Strategies for Stress Reduction -

    (August 2, 2016) – Learn to manage stress and achieve a healthy balance between work and personal life at “Vibrant Well-Being: A Workshop for Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and Work-Life Balance.” Jacqueline Huntly, M.D., MPH, will lead the workshop on Saturday, August 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mercer University School of Medicine’s Savannah campus, 1250 East 66th Street (adjacent to the campus of Memorial University Medical Center).

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    P.R.I.D.E. Driver Education Course Offered for Parents and Teens in Chatham County(1) -

    (July 15, 2016) – Parker’s Emergency & Trauma Center at Memorial Health is partnering with The Coastal Health District Adolescent Health and Youth Development program and the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute (GTIPI) at the University of Georgia to offer Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error (P.R.I.D.E.) course. The free, two-hour driver education program is designed to help teens ages 14, 15, and 16 – along with their parents and guardians – to learn more about driving behaviors and laws.

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    MUMC Earns Platinum Recognition for Organ Donation Advocacy -

    (July 7, 2016) – Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) received platinum level recognition, the highest level possible, from the national Hospital Organ Donation Campaign for its organ donation advocacy and education programs. No other hospital in Savannah achieved platinum status.

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    One Masterful Evening for Kids Raises $240,000 to Fight Childhood Cancer -

    (May 2, 2016) – One Masterful Evening for Kids with Cancer, a reception and fundraising dinner featuring Master Sommelier Fred Dame, raised $240,000 to fight childhood cancer.

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    Memorial’s Mary Chatman Inducted Into ECU Nursing Hall of Fame -

    (April 29, 2016) – Mary Chatman, Ph.D., R.N., chief operating officer and chief nursing officer at Memorial University Medical Center, was inducted into the East Carolina University College of Nursing Hall of Fame. The induction was celebrated with a ceremony in Greenville, South Carolina.

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    P.R.I.D.E. Driver Education Course Offered for Parents and Teens in Chatham County -

    (April 25, 2016) – Parker’s Emergency & Trauma Center at Memorial Health is partnering with The Coastal Health District Adolescent Health and Youth Development program and the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute (GTIPI) at the University of Georgia to offer a safe driving course for teens and parents on Monday, May 23.

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    Memorial Health Foundation Introduces New Board Members -

    (March 18, 2016) – The Memorial Health Foundation Board of Trustees confirmed six new members at its February meeting: Nadine Bothwell, Paul Coggins, Heather Fountain, Jenny Gentry, Chris Kirkpatrick, and Jim Myrick.

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    Memorial’s Jessica Kobleur, M.D., Certified as ABOM Diplomate -

    (February 25, 2016) – Jessica A. Kobleur, M.D., has been certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) as an ABOM Diplomate.

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    Memorial University Medical Center Receives March of Dimes Recognition -

    (February 11, 2016) – Memorial University Medical Center has been awarded Georgia’s 39 Weeks recognition banner for reducing the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy.

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