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Mobile Wellness Team Launches Grant-Funded Community Garden Project

June 08, 2022
Joseph Boyer wheels up some plants for the garden at D’s Place in Worton.
The University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown’s Mobile Wellness Team is one of 18 organizations in Caroline, Dorchester and Kent counties awarded $5,000 grants in April 2022 by the Mid Shore Health Improvement Coalition. The Mobile Wellness Team requested the grant funds to create produce gardens at local schools, churches, residential care communities, YMCAs and senior centers, and at organizations serving persons with disabilities and those in recovery from substance abuse.
UM Shore Regional Health

Center for Wound Healing Earns Two Prestigious Awards

June 06, 2022
Center for Wound Healing Earns Awards
The Center for Wound Healing at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center has once again earned recognition from Healogics, a leading wound care provider, for exceptional care.
UM Charles Regional Medical Center

UM Charles Regional to Celebrate Juneteenth at Blue Crabs Game

June 06, 2022
Hospital to Celebrate Juneteenth at Blue Crabs Game
The University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center has joined with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to celebrate Juneteenth at the baseball team's game on June 18 at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf.
UM Charles Regional Medical Center

Robin Ford, MSN, RN, Honored as 2022 UM SRH Nurse of the Year

May 23, 2022
Robin Ford stands among leadership and peers holding her Nurse of the Year plaque. Everyone is wearing masks.
Robin Ford, MSN, RN, Nurse Navigator at the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, has been named SRH’s Nurse of the Year.  Ford, a resident of Easton, was chosen from among more than 25 nominations.
UM Shore Regional Health