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UM Shore Regional Health to Begin Cardiac Catheterization Lab Renovations

October 03, 2022
A $2.5 million investment in upgrades and renovations to one of two Cardiac Catheterization labs located at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton will provide state-of-the-art improvements for cardiac care provided by the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s hospital in Talbot County.

UM Shore Regional Health to Offer Fall Healthy for Life Courses

August 15, 2022
The University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is launching a series of free virtual classes this fall for people who may need encouragement to keep up with a healthy lifestyle. Jeanette Jeffrey, MS, MPH, MCHES, Health Educator for University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown will lead the Healthy for Life evidence-based community nutrition and well-being program designed to empower individuals to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices. 

Mobile Wellness Team Participates in National Night Out at Worton Park

August 09, 2022
Ryan Wilson got his blood pressure checked by Serenity Kelly.
UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown's Mobile Wellness Team engaged the community in wellness activities during National Night Out activities at Worton Park on August 2, 2022. Mobile Wellness Team members provided blood pressure screenings and pre-diabetes screenings, and distributed masks and hand sanitizer at the annual event which brought out community members and organizations together with law enforcement personnel for an evening of solidarity.

Pink Polar Bear Golf Tournament Returns to Chestertown

August 08, 2022
Shown are Pink Polar Bear Golf Tournament participants and organizers at the Chester River Yacht & Country Club, where the event took place on Sunday, July 24.
Members of the Chester River Yacht & Country Club organized and participated in the 11th annual Pink Polar Bear Golf Tournament on Sunday, July 24, raising over $2,600 to benefit patients served in the Eleanor & Ethel Leh Women's Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. This year's event attracted 65 club members and guests.

Easton Auxiliary Elects New Officers

August 08, 2022
Auxiliary Officers: Liz Hannegan, President, Bob Coleman, 1st Vice President, Terry Stephan, 2nd Vice President, Mary Mahoney, Recording Secretary, Janet Granger, Corresponding Secretary, Gervois Wooters, Treasurer.
The Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital at Easton recently elected the following new officers for the 2022-2024 term: Liz Hannegan, President; Robert Coleman, 1st Vice President; Terry Stephan, 2nd Vice President; Janet Granger, Corresponding Secretary; Mary Mahoney, Recording Secretary and Gervois Wooters, Treasurer.

Jennifer Christ Joins UM Shore Medical Group – Primary Care

August 01, 2022
Jennifer Christ, MSN, CRNP, has joined the UM Shore Medical Group – Primary Care practice in Centreville. Christ has over 25 years of experience in health promotion, disease prevention, acute and chronic care management, health education and hospital administration.