Chestertown Dietitian Offers Help with Weight Loss

March 12, 2018
Early March is that time of the year -- after the holidays but before spring -- when many people decide they need to take off a few pounds.  But it’s a struggle and most become frustrated and give up. In observance of March as National Nutrition Month, Mary King, RD, LD, CDE, of Nutrition Services at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, shares some suggestions for weight reduction and healthy eating that can last a lifetime.

Frederick Douglass "Read Across Talbot County" Event Takes Place in Area Schools

March 09, 2018
On Friday, March 2, in schools across Talbot County, 75 “local heroes” took time out of their day to read to different classes of elementary school students. The event—organized by the Talbot County Free Library in partnership with Talbot County Public Schools, the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce, and others—was part of the National Endowment for the Art’s annual Read Across America program.

UM Shore Regional Health Celebrates National Nutrition Month With Free Programs

March 01, 2018

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health dietitians and diabetes educators have planned a series of events for National Nutrition Month®, which is observed annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year’s campaign, "Go Further with Food" focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices as well as developing sound eating and physical activity habits, and also offers strategies to cut back on food waste.

Chestertown ED Staff Honored as Everyday Heroes

January 22, 2018
Alexandra Totten recently made a gift to UM Chester River Health Foundation in honor of the exceptionally professional and compassionate care she received in the Emergency Department at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. 

Bonnie Hilghman Cancer Fund Continues Support for Wellness for Women Program

January 15, 2018
University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation received a donation of $9,000 from the Bonnie Hilghman Cancer Fund, in support of its 2017 golf tournament benefiting the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health. Proceeds from the tournament, which took place in September, 2017, support the Wellness for Women community outreach program, which promotes screening and patient education for early detection of breast cancer.

Volunteers Honored at Annual Meeting of Chester River Health Center Auxiliary Annual Meeting

January 15, 2018
The Chester River Hospital Center Auxiliary held its annual meeting and luncheon on January 9, 2018, at Heron Point in Chestertown. In addition to various committee reports and service awards, the occasion included a presentation by Deborah Mizeur, co-chair of the Maryland Heath Care Commission’s Workgroup on Rural Health Care Delivery. Mizeur’s presentation addressed the process of the study, the specific area/challenges each of the subgroups worked on, the Workgroup’s final recommendations and report, and next steps presently under consideration by state legislators.