Kennedy News
Women in Medicine: Trail-Blazers at Kennedy!
Tuesday, March 01, 2011

For the first time in history, the American Association of Medical Schools reported in November 2010 that female medical school applicants exceeded those of males. Additionally, more registered nurses are pursuing advanced degrees in nursing science. The Kennedy Health System has several fine examples of women who are blazing trails within their professions:

Kennedy Health Alliance Offices Open
Monday, February 07, 2011
Kennedy's physician pratices featuring top-notch primary care services.A community Open House for the Kennedy Health Alliance-West Deptford office of Family Medicine physician Michael Monte Carlo, D.O., is set for 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 3rd. The public is invited to enjoy tours and refreshments at this new primary care office located at 165 Princeton Avenue (directly behind Booth Radiology) in West Deptford.
Winter Weather Class Cancellations
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Due to inclement weather the following Kennedy sponsored classes and events have been cancelled:
Two Kennedy Nurses Honored by NJ March of Dimes
Thursday, January 20, 2011


Two Kennedy University Hospital/Washington Township nurses – Vicki O’Donnell, RN, PCCN, and Colleen Ratcliffe, RN – were among the outstanding nurses honored at the recent March of Dimes New Jersey Nurse of the Year Awards.

O’Donnell received the “Case Management/ Patient Advocate” award, and Ratcliffe received the “General Adult Care” award at the December Gala event. Both nurses work at the Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at Kennedy University Hospital in Washington Township, NJ.

Ms. O’Donnell is a 7-year Kennedy associate and serves as the Co-Chair of Kennedy’s Safe Patient Handling Committee. A resident of Williamstown, NJ, she has taken a leadership role in the establishment of the hospital’s Alternative Education Library, which provides CDs with educational information for patients with reading, and/or vision disabilities.

Kennedy Names Two New Board Members
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
Kennedy Health System welcomes two new board members, Wanda P. Hardy and Ronald Caputo.

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