Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Lakshmi Madduru, MD, who will see patients at WindberCare Physicians beginning in July, with extended evening hours. She joins Lawrence Beatty, MD; David Bencie, MD; Ralph Aiken, CRNP; and Michelle Corle, CRNP. Dr. Madduru comes to the hospital with 11 years of experience, and …Read More
In 1993, the American Nurses Association declared May 6-12 as the national week to celebrate and elevate the nursing profession.
National Nurses Week is a time for everyone – individuals, employers, other health care professionals, community leaders, and nurses – to recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s 4 million registered nurses.
During National Nurses …Read More
Residents Encouraged to Learn the Signs, Seek Help This Better Hearing & Speech Month
With speech, language, and swallowing disorders common following stroke, head and neck cancer, and a variety of other illnesses and injuries in adults, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) Speech-Language Pathologist Shannon Butler encourages residents to learn the signs—and seek an …Read More
On April 29, members of the Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out (TOGNO) Foundation delivered a donation of $150,000, the largest in the event’s history, to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year, the Foundation holds an annual fundraising event that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s (CSSMCW) annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner was held on April 18 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Windber. A total of 98 hospice volunteers, 63 hospital volunteers, and 10 Windber Health Care Foundation Auxiliary members were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the non-profit hospital.
Guest volunteer speakers …Read More
The Marine Corps League Devil Dogs Pound #229 recently donated $500 to the Windber Health Care Foundation supporting the pediatric therapy program. With the funds, the program was able to purchase a leg activity board for core development; a colorful, stable balance beam; and easy-to-clean chairs for the waiting room.
“We are grateful for organizations like …Read More
Representatives of Arbutus Park Retirement Community presented a $1,000 donation to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. The retirement community raised money in October by selling pink gobs and Thanksgiving pumpkin rolls in November. This is the fifth year the community has held fundraisers to support the center, and this year’s donation brings their total …Read More
Mohammad Javad Saadat, MD has joined the medical staff at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber, where he will perform gastroenterologic procedures, such as colonoscopies and endoscopies.
Saadat earned his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Montserrat of the British West Indies. He completed a general surgery residency at …Read More
Members of the Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee delivered a donation of $38,500 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year, the committee hosts an annual fundraising dinner that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. The tenth annual event was held in …Read More