Monthly Archives: June 2018

Congratulations to Maureen Barrett, MPAS, PA-C, CPAAPA, DFAAPA, on being recognized as a Distinguished Fellow

June 25th, 2018

St. Luke’s would like to congratulate Maureen Barrett, MPAS, PA-C, CPAAPA, DFAAPA, on a recent professional achievement. Maureen has been awarded the recognition of Distinguished Fellow by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA). She has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the PA profession in at least 3 of the following areas: Distinction in medical practice, education, research


St. Luke’s Miners Campus and St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety

June 22nd, 2018

NASHVILLE, TN & CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, recognized dozens of hospitals, health systems and suppliers today for their outstanding work to improve healthcare quality and costs. “Health system and supplier recipients of Premier’s 2018 Breakthroughs Awards are industry leaders that continue to transform healthcare,” said Susan DeVore,


Bikers Against Bullies Ride to Benefit St. Luke’s Pediatrics

June 22nd, 2018

On June 24th, the loud rumbling from the north won’t warn of an impending thunderstorm. Instead it will signal an approaching wave of Bikers Against Bullies on Harleys en route to deliver proceeds from a charity motorcycle ride for St. Luke’s Pediatrics. The Caring for Kids Ride will start in Parryville in Carbon County and conclude


Pain Relief at St. Luke’s is No Fish Story

June 22nd, 2018

Little did Bruce Harpel and his wife Leslie know that a fishing excursion in 2016 that Bruce took with a friend to Great Swamp Fish and Game in rural Quakertown would foster a transformative change in their quality of life. Leslie suffers from osteoporosis, hip bursitis, chronic Lyme disease and fibromyalgia, and had two spinal


Congratulations to St. Luke’s 2018 Graduating Residents and Fellows!

June 18th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network proudly celebrates its 2018 Intern, Resident and Fellow graduates – physicians and providers who have completed specialty training through residencies and fellowships at St. Luke’s. The 26th Annual Graduation Ceremony was held June 15 at Moravian College Foy Hall. The following providers will begin practice with St. Luke’s – Elena S. Berg,


Shattered Leg does not Shatter Patient’s Travel Plans

June 18th, 2018

Thanks to St. Luke’s extraordinary care, the freak accident that shattered Rick DeFino’s leg did not shatter his travel plans. DeFino was looking forward to a trip to St. Lucia back in February of 2017, when he suffered a nasty slip-and-fall. He and his wife Sharon had hosted a party for friends, and after the guests


St. Luke’s Building New Women & Babies Pavilion At Anderson Campus

June 15th, 2018

June 12, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network broke ground on a major expansion of its Anderson Campus hospital during a special ceremony and reception on Tuesday. The new Women and Babies Pavilion, built with American steel, will double the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. During construction,