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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Speech Therapist Heather Thompson

Heather Thompson has worked at Cedars-Sinai for 7 years, helping ALS and cancer patients communicate before, during, and after treatment. We sat down with her to talk about her life and the most rewarding part of her work.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 26, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Tony Lambros, Nursing Assistant and Vietnam Vet | ...

When he became a hospital worker nearly 40 years ago, Tony was no stranger to witnessing wounds that might many people squeamish.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 11, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: X-Ray Tech Breanna Monnin

Meet Cedars-Sinai x-ray technologist, Breanna Monnin. We asked Breanna about her work in the ER and operating rooms and how she decided to become an x-ray tech.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 06, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Steven Levy Cruz, Application Specialist

In his day job at Cedars-Sinai, Steven advances communication technology for better patient experiences. After hours he works to improve the lives of people around the globe.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 18, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Cancer Nurse Angela Schleuniger

Meet Cedars-Sinai infusion center oncology nurse Angela Schleuniger. Angela helps care for cancer patients going through the bone marrow transplant process. We wanted to find out how she uses her spare time to make an impact on cancer ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 14, 2019

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Science and Music: The LA Doctors Symphony Orchestra

When Gillian Gresham, PhD, came to Cedars-Sinai as a researcher, she wanted to find a way to flex her creative muscles. Today, she and Dr. Jethro Hu are musicians in the LA Doctors Symphony Orchestra.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 11, 2019

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Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Keymaster, Jose Gomez

As the locksmith for Cedars-Sinai, Jose Gomez keeps track of 200,000 keys for offices, cabinets, and drawers. If you're locked out, Jose is the keymaster who gets you in.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 09, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Physician Assistant Laye Akinloye

Meet Cedars-Sinai cardiothoracic surgery physician assistant, Laye Akinloye! She started as one of the first physician assistants at Cedars-Sinai in 1991. We chatted with her to learn more about her and the history of PAs at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 04, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Glenn Pfeffer

When he's not hard at work performing surgeries that help people walk, Cedars-Sinai's director of the foot and ankle surgery program spends his free time practicing magic and bonsai. Meet Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Glenn Pfeffer!

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 27, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Jazmine Victoria, ER Care Coordinator

Meet Jazmine Victoria, a care coordinator in the Cedars-Sinai Emergency Department!

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 20, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Surgical Tech EJ Imperial Jr

Cedars-Sinai surgical technician EJ Imperial, Jr. is a music enthusiast and former chef. His passion for assisting surgeons and patients in the operating room grew out of being a surgery patient himself.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 13, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Nurse Yvonne Prado

Meet nurse Yvonne Prado! She's an infusion center team member at Cedars-Sinai administering chemotherapy treatments to cancer patients. Outside of work, she unwinds by hitting the trails and training for her next marathon.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 26, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Mealtime Mates Volunteer Sheila Harrison

Meet Sheila Harrison! A retired nursing communications assistant who now volunteers with the Cedars-Sinai Mealtime Mates program to bring some friendly company to patients at mealtime.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 21, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Patient Transporter Narkie Opong

Narkie Opong takes 13,000 steps during a typical day as a Cedars-Sinai hospital patient transporter, but it's the moments in between all her walking that matter the most.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 16, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Todd Brennan, Transplant Director

We sat down with Transplant Director, Dr. Todd Brennan, to talk about his family, their move from North Carolina, and how they balance work, life and book clubs while juggling medical careers.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 09, 2019