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NEWS
November 20, 2008
Rudy, the official mascot for Ruritan National, is celebrating his 20th birthday with Ruritan. Rudy's purpose is to bring happiness to children and adults who are in need of comfort. Dennis Barthlow, Zone 2 governor for the Washington County Ruritan Clubs, has made it one of his goals to utilize Rudy in promoting Ruritan and community service. Barthlow has asked all Washington County Ruritan clubs to purchase one case of Rudy Bears to distribute to nursing homes and Washington County Hospital.
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NEWS
October 16, 2008
A seminar on children with attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity will be held in November at Partners in Pediatrics. The free seminar will be Sunday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the office near City Park in Hagerstown. To register, call 301-791-7060.
NEWS
October 5, 2008
Partners in Pediatrics recently held an in-office in-service and seminar on the splinting and casting of pediatric and adolescent patients. Jackie Mann of BSN Medical Inc. gave demonstrations of waterproof casting and splinting of simple fractures and sprains. Participating in the in-service were Dr. Bruce E. Weneck, Dr. Emeka Obidi, Dr. Mahmoud Mustafa, Susan Taylor, Denise Kline, Marjorie McDonald and Michelle Siford. Partners in Pediatrics is at 301 W. Memorial Blvd.
NEWS
June 29, 2008
Oliver Homes Brian "Boomer" Lautenslager recently joined the staff of Oliver Homes as a new home building consultant and design professional. Lautenslager has a Maryland home improvement license. Partners in Pediatrics Dr. Mahmoud Mustafa, a board-certified pediatrician at Partners in Pediatrics in Hagerstown, recently attended "Pediatric Issues," a continuing medical education seminar. Topics discussed at the seminar included "Obesity in Teenagers," "Bipolar Mood Disorder Issues," "Urinary Tract Infections" and "Reflux in Small Children.
NEWS
By KATE S. ALEXANDER | May 3, 2008
MONT ALTO, Pa.-- Penn State Mont Alto gave area children a healthy dose of education and exercise Saturday during its second annual Pediatric Health Fair. Hosted by the nursing, physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT) and forestry departments of the university, the fair used games, mazes and more to show children and parents unique ways to live healthy and active lives. Dr. Linda Carl, nursing instructor and faculty sponsor for the event, said everyone learns at the fair.
NEWS
April 16, 2007
Pediatrician promoted to clinical professor MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Eastern Division of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center announces the promotion of Dr. Edward Arnett, adjunct faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics, from Clinical Associate Professor to Clinical Professor. Arnett has practiced pediatrics in Martinsburg for 30 years. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University and completed residency training in pediatrics at Polyclinic Hospital in Harrisburg, Pa. He was one of the first doctors in the area chosen for the WVU Visiting Clinicians program and has been involved in teaching medical students for more than 20 years.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | April 15, 2007
MONT ALTO, Pa. - In just eight weeks, Penn State Mont Alto nursing students proposed, organized and pulled off their first Pediatric Health Fair, which drew hundreds of people to the school campus on Saturday. Forty-eight students working toward associate degrees were charged with finding a creative way to promote healthy living and disease prevention, according to their professor, Linda Carl. "Each team (of two) was responsible to pick a topic and set up a booth about that topic," an enthusiastic Carl said.
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