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2020
June
19,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nationally recognized rheumatology expert Francesco Boin, MD, has been appointed director of the division of Rheumatology and director of the new Scleroderma Program at Cedars-Sinai. Boin is an accomplished and widely published investigator of autoim...
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June
11,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The protests across the U.S. have many calling for a renewed national dialogue about race, policing, equity and what it means to be a black person in America today. And that is good news, said Nicole Mitchell, director of Diversity and Inclusion a...
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May
29,
2020
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai's Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive David Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, announced the appointment of faculty member Margo B. Minissian, PhD, as the inaugural holder of the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Nurse Educ...
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May
14,
2020
| 03:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
"I Would Describe it as a Time Where We Came Together"  Cedars-Sinai medical residents recently recorded video diaries to document their experiences caring for COVID-19 patients. Their experiences are unforgettable, they say, mainly because pat...
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April
08,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cancer patients and survivors had a lot to deal with before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Now, the stress of coping with a chronic condition and the threat of catching the infectious respiratory illness is creating additional anxiety for patients hand...
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March
02,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai experts in the Smidt Heart Institute are making heart health a priority for cancer survivors and patients through the Cardio-Oncology Program. The program is more relevant than ever because cancer patients are living longer than ever....
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2019
December
29,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital marked its 50th anniversary in 2019 by offering a glimpse of the future. Executives unveiled plans for a brand-new hospital that will break ground in 2020. "We're making major investments in our resources and o...
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October
21,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Runners World recently interviewed Joshua Scott, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about the pros and cons of the flu shot for marathon and competitive runners. “The flu is a virus, and it can ...
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October
14,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Following a comprehensive national search, Cedars-Sinai President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac announced that Richard V. Riggs, MD, has been selected to be Cedars-Sinai's senior vice president of Medical Affairs and chief medical officer. "Dr. Riggs...
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September
06,
2019
| 03:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Argonaut, a community newspaper and online news site covering the Westside of Los Angeles recently interviewed Joanne Laguna-Kennedy, MSN, RN, vice president of Hospital Operations and chief nursing officer at Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital...
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July
09,
2019
| 03:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Over the last two decades, alumni of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program have played a significant leadership role in the nation's foremost sports medicine society. The legacy of the orthopaedic clinic continues this...
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May
31,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
PopSugar recently interviewed Neel Anand, MD, professor of orthopedic surgery and director of spine trauma at the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, about what to do if you battle neck pain – and when it’s time to see a physician.  Anand told PopSugar tha...
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2018
November
23,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Heitham Hassoun, MD, a leading international health expert, has been named vice president and medical director of Cedars-Sinai's Center for International Health. Hassoun joins Cedars-Sinai from Johns Hopkins Medicine, where he was medical director fo...
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October
12,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ronald Paquette, MD, Clinical Director of the Cedars-Sinai Blood & Marrow Transplant Program, and the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute recently was accepted as members of the Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Research Consortium. The group, ...
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August
17,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Raymond Schaerf, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, likes to joke that most people pack their cellphones with photos of their smiling children. His cellphone, however, is stocked with pictures of the human heart. The photos are not Valentines and displ...
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May
23,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
News 4 Investigative reporter Jaie Avila recently took a break from covering scams and corruption to report a different kind of story: a personal account about giving a kidney to his older brother. In the story, the News 4 San Antonio Trouble Shoo...
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May
22,
2018
| 09:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
More than 200 people received important free screenings from Cedars-Sinai health professionals at the 17th annual Healthy Seniors Fair at Plummer Park in West Hollywood. The attendees, many of them Russian immigrants from the surrounding neighborh...
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May
11,
2018
| 10:31 PM America/Los_Angeles
More than a dozen female students from local schools toured the Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills in March as part of the Los Angeles Clippers Foundation Mentoring Assist Program. The young women from junior and senior h...
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May
09,
2018
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A Cedars-Sinai funded leadership program recently graduated its second class of more than two dozen community clinic managers who return to their organizations with a new vigor to tackle the complex health needs of the city’s most vulnerable resident...
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March
11,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Thousands of low-income Los Angeles residents received free health screenings, vaccinations and wellness education from physicians, nurses and health professionals from Cedars-Sinai, a partner with Telemundo 52 Los Angeles/KVEA for its 14th annual He...
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February
12,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Obesity and other common cardiovascular risk factors may play a greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among younger people than previously recognized, underscoring the importance of earlier screening, a Cedars-Sinai study has found. While sports a...
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February
07,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A single protein building block commonly found in food may hold a key to preventing the spread of an often-deadly type of breast cancer, according to a new multicenter study published today in the medical journal Nature. Investigators found that b...
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