March/April 2013 News You Can Use
St. Mary’s boasts a medical staff of
more than 223 physicians, 1,320 nurses,
172 therapists, 102 lab technicians and
223 medical assistants. There
are also three Golden Retrievers, two
Standard Poodles, a Border Collie and
even a Pomeranian.
These specially trained therapy
dogs are the stars of Columbia St.
Mary’s Animal-Assisted Therapy Program.
more about how animal-assisted therapy
can improve a patient’s physical and
Healthcare Question of the
Question: Is there a link
between oral health and general
The benefits of good oral health go well
beyond a bright smile and fresh breath.
The health of your mouth, teeth and gums
may provide helpful insight into your
how practicing good oral hygiene can be
an investment in your overall health.
Theine has a calling. And thankfully for
the Milwaukee community, she discovered
it at an early age.
earning her nursing degree in 1980, Deb
began working at Columbia St. Mary's. In
1997, she became the hospital's first
nurse navigator, providing a new model
of care with the goal of
eliminating barriers to timely cancer
screening, diagnosis, treatment and
whole idea is to work with the patient
from the moment of diagnosis through
treatment and into survivorship or
palliative care,” Deb says.
Cardiologist Helps Uncover Ancient Heart
5th Annual Bowling Buddy Bash Brought in
Milwaukee Bucks Have Joined Columbia St.
Mary’s in our Fight Against Breast
to Cynthia Stewart, named a Black
Excellence Award winner by 'The
Now Accepting Nominees for the 2013
Doerr Tradition of Caring Award
here for all updates.
With warmer temperatures just around the
corner, everyone is eager to enjoy
outdoor activities. But, with the fun of
the great outdoors comes the danger of
traumatic brain injury, especially to
In response to this preventable hazard,
Columbia St. Mary's Sacred Heart
Rehabilitation Institute developed the
Brain Injury Prevention Program, a
children’s educational program focusing
on information about the brain, how it
functions and how to reduce the risk of
sustaining a brain injury.
more about the Brain Injury Prevention
What's happening at CSM?
here for upcoming classes and
events offered by Columbia Center.
here for upcoming classes
and events offered by Columbia St.
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