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YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program to be offered at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-led evidence-based program is delivered over a 12 month period in a supportive small group […]

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Zumba Basic and Toning Classes Offered at BMH

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer a six-week Zumba Basic/Zumba starting Friday, February 1 in the BMH Exercise Room. Led by Heather C. Smith, MA, R-DMT, Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high energy Latin and international beats. The Zumba toning portion combines targeted body sculpting exercises and strength training. Students use lightweight, Maraca-like toning […]

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BMH Spinal Health Level 1 Class Begins January 28

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services will be offering its seven week course “Standing Tall Spine Health: Level 1” starting on Monday, January 28 in the BMH Exercise Room. Classes take place from 4:00 to 5:00 PM every Monday through March 11. Advance registration is required and the fee is $60. Contact the BMH Rehabilitation Services […]

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BMH Art Exhibit Honors Farmers, Support Stroll

The halls of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital have been graced with paintings by local artists who draw inspiration from agricultural and natural settings. The show, “Farm Art,” is curated by artist Caryn King, and will remain on view through May. All of the works are offered for sale, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit […]

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BMH Offers Two Versions of Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop in January

BMH Offers Two Versions of Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop in January Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is offering two separate installments of the four-week “Fresh Start: Tobacco Cessation Workshop” in January 2013. A morning version will meet from 10:00-11:30 AM every Tuesday, January 8 through January 29 in BMH Conference Room B. The second track will […]

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Kathleen McGraw, MD, FHM

BMH Introduces Kathleen McGraw as Chief Medical Officer

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital today announced that Kathleen McGraw, MD, FHM, has been hired to serve as Chief Medical Officer, taking the place of David Albright, MD, who officially retired from this position in mid-August. She will begin work on January 15, 2013. McGraw comes from Baystate Franklin Medical Center, where she developed the Hospital Medicine […]

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BMH Restores MRI Services

BMH Restores MRI Services Brattleboro Memorial Hospital officials announced the Diagnostic Imaging Department began seeing patients in its upgraded Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) suite on Monday, November 26. Launch of the new service follows the hospital’s planned move of its MRI equipment to accommodate renovations and expansion of the Emergency Department. The new location, on […]

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(left to right) Matt Schibley, Michael Luciani, Caleb Clark, Jesse Eldridge and Stephen Washkevich

BMH’s New DaddyViews Blog Hits Fatherhood From All Angles

BMH’s New DaddyViews Blog Hits Fatherhood From All Angles (left to right) Matt Schibley, Michael Luciani, Caleb Clark, Jesse Eldridge and Stephen Washkevich Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s new DaddyViews blog launched earlier this month, following a contest to find five fathers who bring a wide paternal perspective to the parenting blogosphere. Daddyviews.com updates several times a […]

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Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts November 27

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host another installment of the “Fresh Start: Tobacco Cessation Workshop” in BMH Conference Room B beginning Tuesday, November 27. The Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop is a free program open to anyone interested in becoming tobacco free. Terri Kneipp, a facilitator trained by the Vermont Department of Health Access, leads the […]

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BMH Announces Groundbreaking for Emergency Department Renovation

BMH Announces Groundbreaking for Emergency Department Renovation Brattleboro Memorial Hospital held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Emergency Department renovation and expansion on Friday, November 9. Construction will start on Monday, November 12. BMH President and CEO Steven R. Gordon stated “This is an exciting time for our community and Hospital family. The State of Vermont […]

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