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Huntington Health Presents Heart of Huntington Award to Recipients and Finalists

Huntington Health Presents Heart of Huntington Award to Recipients and Finalists

November 30, 2022

Recently, Huntington held its fifth ceremony to honor four exceptional team members with the Heart of Huntington Award. The quarterly presentation recognizes two recipients and two finalists who have been nominated by their peers for outstanding acts of compassion, caring and collaboration. To acknowledge team members’ various contributions, two categories are recognized: clinical, for those […]

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Congratulations to DAISY Award winner, Laura Salazar RN

Congratulations to DAISY Award winner, Laura Salazar RN

November 22, 2022

As a designated Magnet hospital, Huntington is a recognized leader in nursing excellence. Every day, our nurses go above and beyond for our patients, and we are proud to recognize them for their efforts. Huntington Hospital’s recent DAISY Award winner, Laura Salazar RN, NICU, was nominated by an employee who wrote the following: “This NICU […]

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Congratulations to DAISY Award winner,  Kimberly Zamarripa, RN

Congratulations to DAISY Award winner,  Kimberly Zamarripa, RN

November 1, 2022

As a designated Magnet hospital, Huntington is a recognized leader in nursing excellence. Every day, our nurses go above and beyond for our patients, and we are proud to recognize them for their efforts.  Huntington Hospital’s recent DAISY Award winner, Kimberly Zamarripa, RN, was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: “My mom was […]

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Cedars-Sinai Surgeon to Lead Breast Program at Huntington Cancer Center

Cedars-Sinai Surgeon to Lead Breast Program at Huntington Cancer Center

November 1, 2022

Jeannie Shen, MD, a Fellowship-Trained Breast Surgeon, Is Medical Director of the Breast Program and the International Health Program at the Cedars-Sinai Affiliate Jeannie Shen, MD, a fellowship-trained breast surgeon who is board-certified in general surgery, has been appointed medical director of the Breast Program at Huntington Cancer Center, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai Cancer, and […]

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Supportive Care Oncologist Joins Cedars-Sinai Cancer

Supportive Care Oncologist Joins Cedars-Sinai Cancer

October 25, 2022

Tiffany Shaw, MD, Now Serves as Regional Medical Director of Supportive Care Medicine  Medical oncologist Tiffany Shaw, MD, has joined Cedars-Sinai Cancer as regional medical director for Supportive Care Medicine at Huntington Cancer Center, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai Cancer. Shaw’s work at Huntington Cancer Center will expand upon existing supportive care medicine services offered at […]

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Trauma and injury prevention for older adults: How to protect yourself from harm

Trauma and injury prevention for older adults: How to protect yourself from harm

October 20, 2022

Trauma centers across the U.S. see a lot of life-threatening injuries. The most common “mechanisms of traumatic injury,” as trauma specialists call it, are car accidents and falls. According to Michelle Baker, RN, BSN, manager of trauma services at Huntington Hospital, 49% of the traumatic injuries seen at Huntington are head injuries or hip fractures […]

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Physician Scientist to Lead Breast Oncology Program

Physician Scientist to Lead Breast Oncology Program

October 20, 2022

Yuan Yuan, MD, PhD, Specializes in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Research and Breast Cancer Immunotherapy and Has a Passion for Community and Patient Care Yuan Yuan, MD, PhD, a breast medical oncologist and physician scientist who specializes in triple-negative breast cancer and breast cancer immunotherapy, has joined Cedars-Sinai Cancer as director of Breast Oncology. Yuan will treat patients at […]

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Huntington Cancer Center, an Affiliate of Cedars-Sinai Cancer, Welcomes Nine Oncologists

Huntington Cancer Center, an Affiliate of Cedars-Sinai Cancer, Welcomes Nine Oncologists

October 10, 2022

Photographed – front row (from left to right): Yuan Yuan, MD, Tina Wang, MD, Tiffany Shaw, MD, Ramona Kyaw, MD, and second row (from left to right): Jeannie Shen, MD, James Andersen, MD, Amy Polverini, MD, Alicia Terando, MD. Not photographed: Ruth Williamson, MD. Growth Broadens Patient Access to Innovative Treatment Options and Top-Ranked Care, […]

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