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BMH Part of Department of Health Program to Promote Breastfeeding

BMH Part of Department of Health Program to Promote Breastfeeding Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is one of 10 Vermont hospitals taking part in a project to improve exclusive breastfeeding rates, prevent childhood obesity and promote lifelong health. Organized by the Vermont Department of Health’s division of Maternal and Child Health’s Nutrition program for Women, Infants and […]

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Ellen Garvey, MD

Ellen Garvey, MD Joins Brattleboro OB/GYN

Ellen Garvey, MD Joins Brattleboro OB/GYN Brattleboro Obstetrics and Gynecology announced Ellen Garvey has joined the practice and will begin seeing patients on Monday, August 20. Garvey joins James Bunker, MD and Judith McBean, MD and members of Four Seasons Midwifery: Lois Trezise, CNM, Raine Kane, CNM, and Meghan Arthur, CNM. A 2008 graduate of […]

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Wendy Cornwell

Wendy Cornwell Appointed BMH Director of Community Health Initiatives

Wendy Cornwell Appointed BMH Director of Community Health Initiatives Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced today that Wendy Cornwell, RN, BS, BSN has been appointed Director of Community Health Initiatives/Blueprint Project. For the past 14 years, Cornwell has been the Director of Community Health and Hospital Education at BMH, a role in which she managed hospital education, […]

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BMH Awarded Grant by National Breast Cancer Foundation to Aid Nurse Navigation Services for Breast Cancer Patients

BMH Awarded Grant by National Breast Cancer Foundation to Aid Nurse Navigation Services for Breast Cancer Patients Officials at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced today that the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) has awarded a grant in the amount of $22,560 to help continue providing nurse navigation services as part of the hospital’s Comprehensive Breast Care […]

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New Moms Network August Schedule

New Moms Network August Schedule Programs of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s New Moms Network in August starts with a Breastfeeding Celebration on Wednesday, August 1. Come get a sneak peek at ‘Nursing is Normal in Brattleboro 2012’. The program on Wednesday, August 8th is called “Getting the Lead Out” presented by Michelle Pong of Parks Place […]

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Jon C. Thatcher, MD

Oxford Partial Knee System Available at Southern Vermont Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Oxford Partial Knee System Available at Southern Vermont Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Southern Vermont Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is now offering the Oxford Partial Knee System as an option for patients who are candidates for knee replacement surgery. Jonathan Thatcher, MD, was recently certified by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to perform the Oxford […]

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Free Workshop on Managing Chronic Pain, August 7 – September 11

Free Workshop on Managing Chronic Pain, August 7 – September 11 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer another series of the Stanford University Chronic Pain Self-Management Program starting Thursday, August 7. The free, six-week workshop teaches participants to better self-manage their pain, stress and frustration with a variety of fun and practical techniques including flexibility exercises, […]

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First-ever Wellness in Windham Health Festival

First-ever Wellness in Windham Health Festival This year Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, the Brattleboro Retreat and Grace Cottage Hospital are presenting the first-ever Wellness in Windham Health Festival. This fun, free, family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on the Brattleboro Retreat lawn. The festival will include […]

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BMH “Clicks for Foodbank” Campaign Raises Awareness About Food Insecurity

BMH “Clicks for Foodbank” Campaign Raises Awareness About Food Insecurity Brattleboro Memorial Hospital filled seven grocery bags with canned items for those in need in Windham County thanks to the participation of more than 100 people in its “Clicks for Foodbank” campaign. During the month of June, BMH pledged to donate one canned item to […]

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Medical Community Recognizes Retiring Physicians

Medical Community Recognizes Retiring Physicians Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and other medical service providers in the area recognized and toasted the careers of twelve retiring physicians during a reception on Thursday, June 28 at The Putney Inn in Putney, Vermont. The honored physicians, in alphabetical order, were David J. Albright, MD; John R. Bookwalter, MD; Hilke […]

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