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As a state-designated comprehensive and Joint
Commission certified stroke center, Saint
Barnabas provides the highest level of stroke care.
In February, the Neurointerventional Suite was                                       Wednesday, April 27, 2011
dedicated which features biplane technology, a powerful imaging system that
                                                                                     Saint Barnabas Community Advocates present                                                         a publication of the
                                                                                     Caring About You and Your Health: Stroke’s Truths and Myths                             Saint Barnabas Medical Center Foundation
provides neurosurgeons multi-dimensional pictures of the brain. When talented
physicians and leading-edge technology combine, patients suffering from
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complex stroke, aneurysm, and other neurovascular disorders receive the best
                                                                                     5th Annual Pedaling for Prevention Bike Ride
care possible.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             &/&2053 *'4 '20. 4)&
                                                                                     10, 25 and 40 mile bike tours
Important charitable support helped make biplane technology a reality at Saint
                                                                                     Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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Barnabas. The generosity of these supporters gives our Brain Attack Team             Teddy Bear Clinic
access to life saving technology to rapidly diagnose and treat complex stroke.
It is with deep gratitude that we recognize the individuals and organizations that   Monday, September 12, 2011                                         !
have helped to transform the care of patients with neurovascular emergencies:        37th Annual Saint Barnabas Golf Open
   Anonymous                                     Jeffrey and Corey Marell                                                                               Sometimes, the loss of a vital young life         screening and evaluation are offered
   Vincent and Sandy Apruzzese                   George and Martha Rich Foundation   Sunday, October 2, 2011
                                                                                                                                                        results in peace of mind for others. The          through the Matthew J. Morahan, III Health
   Paula Berkowitz                               David and Marion Rocker             11th Annual Miracle Walk
   Hoda and Robert Blau                          The Eric F. Ross Foundation                                                                            tragic death of Matthew J. Morahan, III           Assessment Center.
   Martin* and Florence Brody                    Estate of Lore Ross                 Thursday, October 27, 2011                                         inspired his family, friends, and
   Robert and Irene Clarke                       Charles and Jean* Segal                                                                                colleagues to give from the                                   The Center also provides
   Albert and Janice Gamper                      Hattie Segal
                                                                                     24th Annual Valor Awards Dinner
   Louis Henston                                 The David Tepper Charitable                                                                            heart in support of Saint                                       ImPACT Concussion Screening
   Nat and Ida Kirsch                               Foundation, Inc.                 Saturday, October 29, 2011                                         Barnabas Medical                                                  for student-athletes
   The Julian Kramer Family                      Rashmikant and Jaynita Tripathi     Saint Barnabas Medical Center Gala                                 Center. During his                                                 between the ages of 12-18.                                                            Martin Brody,
                                                                  *Deceased                                                                             youth, Matthew’s                                                   This interactive, non-                                                                Saint Barnabas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Trustee,
                                                                                                                                                        talents extended to                                              invasive test assesses                                                                  1977-2009
                                                                                                                                                        baseball, football, and                                         memory, reaction time,
                                                                                                                                     Non-Profit Org.
                                                                                                                                                        swimming and ultimately to                                   speed, and concentration. This
                                                                                                                                     US Postage Paid
                                                                                                                                     Permit No. 390     his true passion, golf. To ensure                       important information enables                          Longtime Saint Barnabas Trustee Martin Brody,
 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ 07039
                                                                                                                                    West Caldwell, NJ   young athletes safely enjoy the same              physicians to evaluate and treat head injury.                who passed away in 2009, left a generous
                                                                                                                                         07006          experiences Matthew did, the generosity                                                                        planned gift to the Medical Center. Mr. Brody and
                                                                                                                                                        of family and friends helped create the           We are deeply grateful to the Morahan                        his beloved wife Florence graciously supported
                                                                                                                                                        Matthew J. Morahan, III Health Assess-            family and Matthew’s friends and                             Saint Barnabas Medical Center for more than
                                                                                                                                                        ment Center for Athletes. At no cost to           colleagues for their extraordinary                           three decades.
                                                                                                                                                        families, the Center screens children and         generosity. Each and every contribution in
                                                                                                                                                        adolescents for otherwise undetectable            memory of this outstanding young man                         Mr. Brody served as Chairman of the Board of
                                                                                                                                                        brain and heart conditions.                       helps us identify young athletes at risk of                  Saint Barnabas Corporation and was instrumental
                                                                                                                                                                                                          sudden cardiac death and the serious                         in creating an organization that truly transformed
                                                                                                                                                        Ninety percent of sudden cardiac deaths in        complications that accompany concussion.                     health care in New Jersey. According to Mrs. Brody,
                                                                                                                                                        young athletes occur during or after athletic                                                                  “Martin always said it was a pleasure to give back.”
                                                                                                                                                        activity; undetected heart conditions are      Contact Tori Weinstein at (973) 322-4494
                                                                                                                                                        often the cause. Tests to identify potentially for information about supporting this                           The Saint Barnabas Medical Center Foundation
                                                                                                                                                        serious cardiac problems can prevent           important program.                                              acknowledges the philanthropic support offered
                                                                                                                                                        sudden cardiac arrest. This is why heart                                                                       by Mr. and Mrs. Brody and their invaluable gift of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       time and expertise.



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                                                                                                                                                                                        At Saint Barnabas Medical Center, our Child Life Department reduces the
                                                                                                                                                                                        anxiety, stress, and loneliness of hospitalization. Hospitals like Saint Barnabas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Thanks to the generosity of several donors the Saint Barnabas
                                                                                                                                                                                        have long recognized the importance of Child Life programs which are vital to                 Emergency
To honor the nurses and physicians that cared for her husband Vincent, Janet Tedesco conceived Party for a Purpose.
                                                                                                                                                                                        pediatric well-being. Our Music Therapist,                                                    Department Fast
This year, the 4th Annual Party for a Purpose will honor Pamela Dennis, well-known women’s fashion designer and
                                                                                                                                                                                        Art Therapist, and Child Life Specialists                                                     Track recently
feature the band the Infernos led by the fabulous Bobby Wells.
                                                                                                                                                                                        combine therapeutic play, psychological                                                       underwent a major
                                                                                                                                                                                        preparation, education, and emotional                                                         renovation and
Each and every ticket sold will help ensure a compassionate, supportive environment for patients with cancer and
                                                                                                                                                                                        support to make hospitalization easier for                                                    expansion. Doubling
                                                                                                                                                       Fashion Designer Pamela Dennis
their families, an environment that instills hope, strength, and spirit for adults fighting this complex condition. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the size of Fast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fast Track prepares to welcome patients.
                                                                                                                                                                                        sick and injured children.
Cancer Centers at Saint Barnabas treat each patient as an individual to help ease the stress and anxiety that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Track will result in
accompany cancer care. Grateful families like the Tedescos enable our team to provide the best care possible.                                                                                                                                                                         faster triage,
                                                                                                                                                                                        Whether receiving inpatient care, outpatient
                                                                                                                                                                                        chemotherapy, or prior to surgery, our                                                        registration, and testing for adults and children with a variety
Party for a Purpose will take place on Thursday, April 7, 2011. An evening of fine food, cocktails, and dancing will be held at Valley Regency in Clifton,                                                                                                                            of emergency medical needs. This wonderful new facility
                                                                                                                                                                                        Child Life team uses play and age-
NJ. Thanks to Ms. Dennis’ generosity, a one-of-a-kind designer dress will surely be the center of attention at the live auction.                                                                                                                                                      includes private rooms for stitches and other procedures
                                                                                                                                                                                        appropriate education to foster coping. As
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      where added privacy is just what the doctored ordered.
                                                                                                                                                                                        nurses and physicians address each child’s
Please contact Laura Lark at (973) 322-4331 for information about this wonderful event in support of cancer care.
                                                                                                                                                                                        medical needs, our Child Life professionals

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A Child Life Specialist accompanies a young
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This important expansion would not have been possible
                                                                                                                                                                                        “let kids be kids” despite their medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     patient to surgery.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      without grant support from The Healthcare Foundation of
                                                                                                                                                                                        condition.                                                                                    New Jersey, Chubb Corporation, Emergency Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Associates, and the community-based group Friends of
                                                                                                                                                                                        Child Life services are especially important for chronically ill children who are             Saint Barnabas. Each organization recognized the
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  2"3320043 511024 0' 02-% -"33 "2&                                                            &34*6"- *3 " &-*$*053 5$$&33                                                             with children fighting cancer, kidney disease, sickle cell, and epilepsy. For many            to the communities served by Saint Barnabas Medical Center
                                                                                                                                                                                        of these children, the Child Life Team become surrogate family.                               and gave generously in support of enhanced health for all.

Since its inception in 2009, the Friends of Saint Barnabas, a group                          Saint Barnabas Burn Foundation teamed with the New Jersey State
                                                                                             Firefighter’s Mutual Benevolent Association at the 1st Annual Cooked                       No family is ever charged for Child Life care nor do insurance companies pay for
of dedicated individuals with ties to the Ironbound section of
                                                                                             and Uncorked Food and Wine Festival. More than 40 restaurants and                          this invaluable service. In 2010, our Art Therapist, Music Therapist, and Child
Newark, have actively supported the Medical Center. To date, the                                                                                                                                                                                                                       /%2&" 0$&--* $0/$&24 */ 3511024 0'
                                                                                             over 100 wine and spirits sellers from throughout New Jersey donated                       Life Specialists interacted with nearly 3,000 children. Charitable support is the
group’s golf outings
                                                                                             their talent and tasty specialties                                                         life-blood of our Child Life Program and every donation, no matter its size,                   "*/4 "2/"#"3 &"-4) "2& 834&.
raised more than
                                                                                             in the name of burn prevention                                                             directly supports this life-affirming service. We thank the Fred C. Rummel
$65,000 to benefit the
                                                                                             and burn education.                                                                        Foundation, the Charles Lafitte Foundation, and donors to the John La Conti, M.D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Deborah Morrone-Colella,
Saint Barnabas Breast

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Helene Kosloski,
                                                                                                                                                                                        Child Life Fund for their important support.                                                                                                             Pictured left to right:
Center and Emergency

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ruth Hutter,
                                                                                             Between gourmet samplings,
Department.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Joan Liljegren,
                                                                                             more than 600 guests watched                                                               To change the life of a child, please visit saintbarnabasfoundation.org and click
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Carla Andriola Patel,
                                                                                             intently as 10 fire departments
                           Arthur Pimentel, President, Friends of Saint Barnabas, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marie Scialfa,
                                                                                                                                                                                        on the John La Conti, M.D. Child Life video.
The Friends of Saint
                                                                                                                                Members of North Hudson Fire and Rescue serve up a
                                                                                             competed in the Ultimate Cook-
                           Joe Pimentel, Co-Chair, Friends of Saint Barnabas Golf Classic,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fran Doyle,
                                                                                                                                delicious dish at the1st Annual Cooked and Uncorked
announced their 3rd Annual enjoy the outing with Lynn Lago Marsino of J.H. Cohn, LLP and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Carolyn Rubinetti
Barnabas recently                                                                            Off Challenge. The cook-off

                           her husband Jim Simon.                                                                               Food and Wine Festival.
                                                                                             showcased each department’s
Golf Classic which will be                                                                   considerable culinary talents with
held at Brooklake Country Club on June 13th. Event proceeds will                             selections ranging from comforting Italian specialties to upscale nouvelle
benefit the Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas which offers                                     cuisine. The Union Fire Department took home first prize with its
comprehensive care for patients that have suffered a complex stroke.                         wonderful Peppercorn Crusted Braised Short Ribs with Belleville and
                                                                                             Hamilton Township taking second and third place.
Building on its success, the Friends will hold its first Gala in 2011.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The John La Conti, M.D.
                                                                                             Cooked and Uncorked would not have been a success without the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Child Life Playroom
Hospital administration and Isabel “Costa” Medeiros will continue
                                                                                             generosity of its sponsors including Investor’s Savings Bank, ShopRite,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            is an oasis of fun for
to work hand-in-hand with this important group of supporters to
                                                                                             Allied Beverage Group, and Paul Davis Restoration. Plans are already
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            hospitalized children.
enhance services provided at Saint Barnabas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Medical Staff Officers and guests attend the Bocelli cocktail reception.
                                                                                             underway for next year’s Festival so stay hungry!

								
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