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Cancer Program at UM Shore Regional Health to Offer Free Prostate Screening

August 28, 2023
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men in the United States aside from non-melanoma skin cancer. Approximately one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, and about six cases in 10 are diagnosed in men aged 65 or older.

UM Shore Regional Health Names Hilary Schmitt as Director of Operations

August 03, 2023
Hilary Schmitt recently was named Director of Operations at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, where she will assume leadership of several non-clinical services including Clinical Engineering, Food and Nutrition Services and Environmental Services. Schmitt will also retain her role as Director of UM SRH's Heart and Vascular Services.

UM Shore Regional Health to Offer “Don’t Worry, Be Healthy” Course

July 26, 2023
University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is launching an in-person five-session workshop titled "Don't Worry, Be Healthy," designed to teach participants how to stay healthy by making healthier and safer choices. The class will be offered once per month, in-person at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, 100 Brown Street, from 1 to 3 p.m., beginning Friday, July 28, with sessions running through November. There is no charge for the course, but registration is required.

Chester River Health Foundation Hosts 29th Annual Golf Fundraiser

May 15, 2023
Four women stand side by side and smile for the camera. They just completed participating in the Chester River Health Foundation's annual Golf Tournament.
The Chester River Health Foundation will host its 29th annual golf tournament at Chester River Yacht & Country Club on Friday, June 2. The fundraiser will benefit the creation of a state-of-the-art education center at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown.

Lisa Lisle Wins Maryland Emergency Nursing Award

May 01, 2023
Lisa stands in the center in the photo and Mary Alice is to her left and there are two gentlemen to her right, in the photo.
Lisa Lisle, MSN, RN, CEN, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, University of Maryland Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown and EMS Base Station Coordinator for UM Shore Regional Health, was honored as Maryland Emergency Nurses Association Emergency Nurse of the Year by the Maryland Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). The award was presented to Lisle by Michael A. Silverman, MD, FACEP, President of the Maryland Chapter of ACEP, at the annual Maryland ACEP conference.