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UM Shore Regional Health Recognizes National Donate Life Month

May 11, 2022
Seven women stand side by side wearing blue and green for the Living Legacy Foundation's Blue and Green Day 2022.
University of Maryland Shore Regional Health celebrated April as National Donate Life Month, honoring organ donors and bringing awareness to saving or enhancing lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. On April 22, UM SRH team members wore blue and green in honor of National Donate Life Blue and Green Day, which encourages the sharing of the Donate Life message and promotes the importance of registering as an organ, eye and tissue donor.

State Tax Credits Awarded to Chester River Health Foundation

May 04, 2022
The University of Maryland Chester River Health Foundation (CRHF) was awarded an allocation of state tax credits to support its efforts to raise nearly $150,000 to fund a replacement hematology analyzer for the laboratory at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. CRHF is one of just two health-related organizations awarded tax credits this year from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.

UM SRH Pharmacist Resumes Medication Assistance Consults at Regional Senior Centers

April 18, 2022
Two women smile for the camera. One is Beulah Jackson, in a green hat. The other is PharmD Melanie Chapple.
After a long hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health's Transitions Pharmacist, Melanie Chapple, PharmD, has returned to the Cambridge Senior Center to provide medication management assistance to local seniors. A recent session drew more than 40 seniors in attendance -- more than double the number that Chapple was used to seeing during previous visits.

UM Shore Regional Health ICU Nurses Honored by Talbot County Council

March 28, 2022
A large group of nurses stands with the Talbot County Council in Council chambers, in front of the seal for Talbot County.
The team of ICU nurses at University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton were recognized on March 22 with a proclamation presented by the Talbot County Council honoring the team’s many months of dedication and sacrifice during the COVID-19 pandemic as they cared for patients in our community.