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Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is announcing the delivery of first-rate cancer rehab services to survivors thanks to earning STAR Program® Certification

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) announced today that it has earned its STAR Program® Certification from the Massachusetts-based Oncology Rehab Partners, leading experts in the field of survivorship care. BMH is leading the way in offering excellent cancer rehabilitation services to its patients by becoming the first STAR Program Certified in Vermont. The STAR program, which […]

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BMH Offers Chair Exercise Workshop for People with Limited Mobility, May 13

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer a free class entitled, “Safe and Simple Chair Exercises for Those with Chronic Illnesses and/or Limited Mobility and their Caregivers” on Monday, May 13 from 3:30 – 5:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Room. Led by Connie Baxter, a certified yoga instructor and bereavement care coordinator at Brattleboro Area […]

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BMH Hosts Talk on Caring for Family Members with Dementia, May 20

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer a free public talk entitled, “When A Loved One Has Dementia…” in the Brew Barry Conference Room on Monday, May 20 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Led by Michelle Rowland, RN, LISCW, the talk will cover expected stages of dementia and available support and treatments for patients in the community. […]

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Daniel Walsh, MD

BMH Center for Cardiovascular Health Welcomes Daniel Walsh, M.D.

The BMH Center for Cardiovascular Health announced cardiovascular surgeon Daniel Walsh, MD, will begin seeing patients in its offices starting Monday, May 6. Dr. Walsh has been a member of the medical staff at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire since 1987. He will be at BMH every other Monday between the hours of […]

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BMH Breast Care Program Receives Komen Grant to Improve Accessibility

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced its Comprehensive Breast Care Program was awarded a grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Foundation in April. According to Kelly McCue, RN, MSN, nurse navigator and administrator for the BMH Comprehensive Breast Care program, the grant will be used to support accommodation of patients with disabilities and improve […]

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Gregory R. Gadowski, MD, FACS

Gadowski Appointed Medical Director at BMH Center for Wound Healing

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has named Gregory Gadowski, MD, as Medical Director of the BMH Center for Wound Healing, scheduled to open May 9. Dr. Gadowski has received intensive training in wound treatment from BMH’s partnering organization, Healogics. Under his direction, the Center’s trained staff of physicians, nurses and technicians will work with patients to set […]

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Madeleine M. Kunin

BMH Auxiliary Hosts Discussion with Governor Madeline Kunin, May 8

The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a community wide event with former Vermont Governor Madeleine M. Kunin on Wednesday, May 8 at the New England Youth Theatre. Based on her 2012 book The New Feminist Agenda (Chelsea Green), Kunin’s discussion will address longstanding concerns about opportunity and family responsibilities, including innovative work/family policies embracing […]

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Lynne Vantassel

BMH Hires Lynne Vantassel as Center for Wound Healing Program Director

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has hired Lynne Vantassel as Program Director for the new BMH Center for Wound Healing, opening in early May. Vantassel will be responsible for achieving clinical, operational and financial results at the center. Prior to joining BMH, Vantassel served as the Director of Global Program Management at WPP in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She […]

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BMH Receives Grant for New Cancer Rehab Service

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced it has received a grant from an anonymous foundation. This grant fully funds the training and implementation of the STAR Program into its Rehabilitation and Oncology Departments. STAR (Survivorship Training and Rehab) is a national certification program developed by Massachusetts-based Oncology Rehab Partners, leading experts in the field of survivorship care. […]

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Dr. Karen Hein

Dr. Karen Hein Discusses Heart Disease at BMH Mediterranean Dinner, May 9

Green Mountain Care Board member Dr. Karen Hein will be the guest speaker during Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s next Mediterranean Dinner, taking place on Thursday, May 9 at 5:30 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. Hein, who lives in nearby Jacksonville, Vermont, will discuss heart disease and its impact on women. In addition to her […]

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