Monthly Archives: March 2018

Local Ice Hockey Clubs Team-Up with St. Luke’s

March 28th, 2018

When Brian Ruff, the head coach of the Northampton High School ice hockey team, saw his player crash head first into the boards, he knew it wasn’t good. “We got out there and he was semi-conscious,” remembered Ruff, who is also the president of the Lehigh Valley Scholastic Hockey League. “I was certainly glad there


St. Luke’s Takes First Place at Research Day

March 28th, 2018

Congratulations to St. Luke’s medical students, residents and faculty who recently took first place at the Annual Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day. Research Day in Pennsylvania provides a unique opportunity for future family physicians to keep practice-based research relevant throughout their career. Research Day began in 1989 and has grown to become a key


Evidence-Based, Personalized Physical Therapy through St. Luke’s

March 28th, 2018

When it comes to getting results, Tim Miller, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, Regional Director, Physical Therapy at St. Luke’s, is a proponent of collaborating with the patient. Bolstered by years of experience and continuing education, Miller understands that patients – from an accountant who lives down the street to high school and college athletes, and even


Walk for Your Health with St. Luke’s Doctors

March 28th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network doctors are on the move to show patients just how great walking is for your health. On Wednesday, April 4 in conjunction with the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day, the first in a series of “Walk with Your Doc” events will be held at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus. After a brief


Have you Heard About the “Take Me to St. Luke’s” Initiative?

March 26th, 2018

Great article in Lehigh Valley Marketplace magazine featuring our new “Take Me to St. Luke’s” initiative that allows seniors and others to stash critical information in an easily accessible spot… the freezer! In the event of a medical emergency, could you quickly lay your hands on essential information such as lists of medications, advanced directive, living


St. Luke’s Marketing Team Wins Advertising Award

March 23rd, 2018

St. Luke’s has been recognized by the American Advertising Federation of the Greater Lehigh Valley for its recent oncology advertising campaign, Healing Begins Here. The campaign received a silver “Addy” award in the Integrated Campaign – Consumer category. Healing Begins Here featured St. Luke’s Cancer Center physicians and patients, whose stories were featured digitally on cancer.sluhn.org and through St. Luke’s social media


Man with Down Syndrome Becomes Fitness Buff at St. Luke’s

March 23rd, 2018

Dan Oplinger, who turns 27 in May, isn’t an exercise specialist. He’s an everyday fitness member at St. Luke’s with a story of extraordinary fitness. When Dan, who lives in Lower Macungie Township, Pa., first started at St. Luke’s, he could barely do one pushup with his hands elevated about three feet off the ground. Today, he’s


Debut of Major Motion Picture filmed at St. Luke’s

March 21st, 2018

Getting Grace, a movie filmed entirely in the Lehigh Valley with scenes at St. Luke’s, premiers nationwide on March 23rd. The lead actor and director of the film is Daniel Roebuck, a Lehigh Valley native, who has starred in over 230 movies and TV shows including The Fugitive, Lost, Matlock and many more. The movie also stars Madelyn


St. Luke’s Athletic Trainer Travels with Olympic Development Soccer Team

March 21st, 2018

Cheree Iadevaia enjoys the distinction of being selected as the Athletic Trainer traveling with an elite regional soccer team. Iadevaia, the St. Luke’s Athletic Trainer assigned to Easton Area High School, is now also serving as the Athletic Trainer for the Olympic Development Program Team – East Region. Iadevaia and the team are now in Ireland and will