Browsing Category


Celebrating Life

The Pressler family at their 2020 Christmas portrait shoot. “We are truly, truly blessed,” says Nicole Pressler.

Seamless Production

Irene Nunnari taught literature and theater for nearly 50 years.

Expanding Cardiac Care Access and Services in the Hudson Valley

WMCHealth broadens cardiac care across the region with new technology, facilities and expanded services.

Getting to the Heart of Good Health

A new, multifaceted cardiovascular program at WMCHealth focuses on prevention.

Extending the Life of a Purple Heart

Chester Lubeck and his daughter, Christine, on the porch of their home. Photos by Kenneth Gabrielsen When a decorated local veteran needed an aortic valve replacement, he came to WMCHealth.

Focus on Philanthropy

Zubeen Shroff, Westchester Medical Center Foundation Board Chair / Photo courtesy of WMCHealth As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

Colon Cancer: What You Should Know

WMCHealth experts weigh in on prevention screening and warning signs of this prevalent disease. By Laurie YarnellAs seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

A Lifesaving Discovery

Lisa Beckett qualified for a less-invasive treatment for her esophageal cancer. The procedure, at Good Samaritan Hospital, took only 40 minutes. Photo by John Halpern A longtime Good Samaritan Hospital patient reflects on her...

No Time to Lose

When a pleasant breakfast with her 2-year-old son was interrupted by a loud buzzing in her head, it didn’t occur to 43-year-old Anise Pettersen that she was having a life-threatening stroke. A young mother...

Medicine in Motion

Photos by Stefan Radtke Precision neurosurgery at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital helped save a young dancer’s hopes, dreams and future. By Melissa F. PhetersonAs seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.