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  • CalvertHealth Primary Care Adds New Providers

    Posted: 12/04/2018

    Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Sarah Katkhouda, CRNP has joined CalvertHealth Primary Care in Dunkirk. The practice, which also includes Dr. J. Michael Brooks, Lacy Pitman, CRNP and J. Christopher Costabile, PA-C, provides personalized health care for the whole family including health screenings, preventive medicine, complete physicals and well woman exams. The providers are specialists in family medicine and are trained to diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of medical conditions from acute car...

  • Hope is Always in Season at Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care

    Posted: 11/21/2018

    Ms. Marianne Harms and Mrs. Jackie Martin, owner of Jacqueline Morgan Day Spa present prizes to the winners of the 2nd Annual Bra Decorating Contest at American Radiology Services Calvert Medical Imaging Center, located in Prince Frederick. Adina Keller and Jenelle Beverly are the MRI technologists who decorated the winning bra. Throughout the month of October patients had the opportunity to vote on their favorite bra, all designed by employees of the imaging center. The decorated bras offer inspiration ...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation raises more than $30,000 for the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care

    Posted: 10/25/2018

    The 9th Annual CalvertHealth Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk was a huge success thanks to the 700 runners/walkers/survivors and extraordinary support from the community and corporate sponsors that helped raise more than $41,500 toward the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Foundation board trustee Ramona Crowley Goldberg said, ”The 5k participants lit up Solomons! I felt so touched by the hundreds who formed a very visible bond of camaraderie to support our Center for Breast Care. I know the event is ...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Hosts 9th Annual Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run

    Posted: 09/25/2018

    The 9 th Annual Breast Cancer 5K will be held on beautiful Solomons Island on October 6. All proceeds benefit the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Since opening in 2010, the multidisciplinary breast center offers comprehensive care from outreach and screening to diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. The center brings together in one convenient location a multidisciplinary team of breast health experts with an experienced navigator backed by the latest breast-imaging technology to detect even ...

  • In Light of New FDA Warnings; E-Cigarettes, Vaping and Juuling 101: What Parents Need to Know

    Posted: 09/13/2018

    No doubt, most students are familiar with vaping or e-cigarettes, an alternative to conventional tobacco cigarettes. Although once touted as a product to help adult tobacco smokers quit, e-cigarettes containing nicotine are now believed to entice, and ultimately hook, younger smokers with attractive flavors – candy, bubble gum, mint, fruit. In fact, since e-cigarettes were introduced in the U.S. in the mid-2000s, they have become the most common tobacco product used among middle and high school students ...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Celebrates 2018 Scholarship Recipients

    Posted: 08/03/2018

    The CalvertHealth Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 25 students pursuing higher education in an allied health or medical field. The students were honored in a ceremony held this summer. Since the program began in 1991, it has awarded more than 425 scholarships totaling $540,000 in student assistance. Theresa Johnson, Executive Director for the Foundation, said, “Our 2018 scholarship recipients are a group of extraordinary individuals. We are proud to have such a diverse group of people interest...

  • Calverthealth June Spotlight Music Series: From Broadway With Love

    Posted: 07/02/2018

    A standing ovation marked the end of a beautiful evening! On June 18, 2018, Mamma Lucia restaurant hosted the CalvertHealth Foundation Spotlight Series to support the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Diners were entertained by professional vocalists who generously donated their time to perform “From Broadway with Love.” Foundation board member Ramona Crowely-Goldberg also gave her time to put together and direct the show, which raised more than $3500 to go towards the Sheldon E. Goldberg Cente...

  • CalvertHealth Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

    Posted: 05/23/2018

    CalvertHealth Medical Center recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the medical center’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. CalvertHealth Medical Center earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagno...

  • CalvertHealth names Ball Employee of the Year, Harrer receives “Beacon Award” as top manager.

    Posted: 05/21/2018

    Employee Health Nurse Sally Ball was named by CalvertHealth as Employee of the Year. Ball, who joined CalvertHealth nearly 14 years ago, was noted as having a can-do attitude and advocating for the health and safety of everyone in the organization. “Sally keeps our entire staff compliant with PPDs, mask fit testing, flu shots and much more,” said Lisa Broome, vice president for human resources. “Even with her heavy workload, she still finds time to serve on committees and makes sure the staff has proper ...

  • May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Save Your Skin: Protect and Detect

    Posted: 05/09/2018

    Free Skin Cancer Screenings May 16 at Calvert Pines Senior Center, May 17 at Calvert Dermatology, May 23 at North Beach Senior Center For Lisa Bauckman, 37, of Huntingtown, it was a scab that wouldn’t heal. For John Hathaway, 83, of Lusby, it was a spot on his ear. Bauckman and Hathaway have one thing in common—early detection that allowed for a positive outcome for their diagnoses of skin cancer. “My father has been dealing with skin cancer for 20-plus years and when he noticed the scab on my ear he sug...