Mark Burke, MD

Mark Burke, MD Joins Brattleboro Cardiology

Mark Burke, MD Joins Brattleboro Cardiology Brattleboro Memorial Hospital today announced Mark Burke, MD, will be joining Brattleboro Cardiology, and will begin seeing patients on the BMH campus starting Wednesday, April 4. Dr. Burke practiced at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for five years before moving to Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, New Hampshire in 2001. “We […]

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Jeffry Potash, MD

Top Questions About Colon Cancer Screening & Colonoscopy

Top Questions About Colon Cancer Screening & Colonoscopy by Jeffry Potash March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, creating an opportunity to educate the community about the dangers, prevention and treatment of colon cancer. Colon cancer is the third most common cancer. In Vermont, there are about 330 new cases per year and 24 of them […]

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Next Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts March 29

Next Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts March 29 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host another installment of the “Fresh Start: Tobacco Cessation Workshop” in BMH Room B on Thursday, March 29. A trained facilitator from the Vermont Department of Health Access will run the free, four-week class, which takes place every Thursday through April 19 […]

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Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 2

Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 2 Hello All, We are tired and happy. On day three of our lactation course at hospital HEODRA. Conditions are very basic in the hospital. All services and medicines here are free and as such the hospital serves the poorest of the poor with limited equipment and resources. The doctors […]

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BMH Nurse Manager To Discuss Success of Mentorship Program in Virginia

BMH Nurse Manager To Discuss Success of Mentorship Program in Virginia The success of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s nurse mentoring program is leading to national notoriety for its creator, Debbie Partrick, RN-C. The nurse manager for the BMH Birthing Center has been invited to give a presentation on the program at the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital […]

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Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 1

Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 1 “Good Morning! All is well. This is an amazing experience. The hospital does close to 5,000 births a year and they have one ambu bag, one fetal monitor and women all room together until they are ready to push. 40 doctors and nurses showed up for our class when […]

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Vermont Breastfeeding Decision makes National News

Vermont Breastfeeding Decision makes National News Emily Gillette was nursing her little one to sleep before the plane took off. The flight attendant told her to cover up – and wasn’t nice about it. When Emily tried to explain that her toddler didn’t like to be covered up, Emily felt the exchange was getting threatening. She […]

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Gregory R. Gadowski, MD, FACS

Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins by Dr. Greg Gadowski Varicose veins are a very prevalent condition that no one really talks about as an illness. People who have not experienced them may think they are purely a cosmetic eyesore, but they are, in fact, a component of a condition called venous disease. Patients who have it know the […]

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To be a Mother is to be….Guilty?

To be a Mother is to be….Guilty? Belinda Whipple Worth, a therapist from the Anna Marsh Clinic at the Brattleboro Retreat, recently joined us at New Moms Network at BMH. We had an interesting time talking about the guilt that comes with being a new mother – and we were all relieved that we could […]

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BMH Honors Chuck Cummings at Annual Giving From The Heart Gala

BMH Honors Chuck Cummings at Annual Giving From The Heart Gala Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced tickets are on sale now for its annual Giving From The Heart Gala, which starts at 6:30 PM on Saturday, April 21 at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. During this year’s festivities, BMH will honor Chuck Cummings for his […]

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