Daniel Golden, MD, joins University of Chicago Medicine
New Lenox, IL (Aug. 13, 2013)--Daniel W. Golden, MD, a specialist in the use of radiation-therapy to treat cancers of the central nervous system, head and neck, gastrointestinal tract, and genitourinary system, has joined the cancer care team at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
Silver Cross Celebrates Annual World Breastfeeding Week Celebration
New Lenox, IL (August 12, 2013)— In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, Silver Cross Hospital Lactation Consultants and the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) raised awareness for breastfeeding during the annual World Breastfeeding Week Celebration. An informative display table, refreshments, and prizes were available on August 7 in the Birthing Center Lobby at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. Silver Cross Hospital’s International Board Certified Lactation Consultants answered questions and provided information to hospital visitors and staff members who visited the display.
Joliet Patient Donates Artwork from John Lennon Peace Wall to Inspire Others at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross
New Lenox, IL (August 8, 2013) — After being diagnosed with cancer involving his spine in April of this year and undergoing five weeks of radiation treatments at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital, Jim McCollum wanted to express his gratitude to his physicians and the entire care team that supported him.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (August 7, 2013) —Mobolanle Coker, M.D., board certified pediatrics physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Coker completed a pediatrics residency at Case Western Reserve, MetroHealth in Cleveland, OH; and a pediatrics residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Her office is located with the Pediatric Faculty Foundation, Inc., of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 100, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 463-4400.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will and Grundy Counties
New Lenox, IL (August 2, 2013)— The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission announced winners for the Dr. Daniel Gutierrez Scholarship by awarding $10,000 worth of scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will and Grundy Counties (HLC). Ten $1,000 scholarships were given to these ten students who are graduates from Joliet Central High School: Deisi Alcantar, Lewis University; Juana Alvarado, Benedictine University; Ivan Flores, Joliet Junior College; Apolonio Garcia Jr., Northern Illinois University; Erica Guzman, University of St. Francis; Luis Jaime, University of Illinois; Alejandra Medina, University of St. Francis; Jose Ortiz, University of St. Francis; Enrique Ramirez, Joliet Junior College; and Yessica Reyes, University of St. Francis.