Browsing the "Women's Health" Category

New Nurse Practitioner at St. Luke’s Christmas City OB/GYN

September 15th, 2017

Sharon C. Ravenelle, CRNP, women’s health nurse practitioner, recently joined St. Luke’s Christmas City OB/GYN, alongside James J. McGuire, MD, caring for patients at the Bethlehem office. “I’m happy to be part of Dr. McGuire’s team because the smaller practice size allows me to really get to know my patients and for them to get to know me,”


St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center Community Open House September 9

September 1st, 2017

We’re here to help support new moms and families. St. Luke’s is hosting a Community Open House for the new Baby & Me Support Center. Please join us for the opportunity to speak with representatives from OB/GYN, lactation support, behavioral health, prenatal education, Pediatrics, Baby & Me yoga instructors, tour the facility and much more! When


Highlights of 2017 National Conference on Premature Babies

July 14th, 2017

The Vermont Oxford Network (VON) Micropreemie Collaborative annual meeting was recently hosted by St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem. VON’s Micropreemie Collaborative is composed of ten hospitals throughout the United States whose collective focus is care for micropreemies, or babies born at less than 28 weeks and/or fewer than 1500 grams. Over 80 practitioners, representatives


Leadership Transition OB/GYN Residency Program

July 12th, 2017

After more than 20 years of exemplary service as Director of our Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program, Dr. James Anasti has recently accepted the position of Director of Student Affairs at our Temple University / St. Luke’s School of Medicine. Dr. Anasti will continue to play an important role in the educational and research endeavors


Walk at Zoo to Raise Funds for St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center

July 12th, 2017

The Lehigh Valley Zoo and St. Luke’s University Health Network will hold a fundraiser walk to support the new St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center, opening later this summer. Participants in the 1.5 mile walk on Saturday, July 22, will have free access to the zoo, a t-shirt (first 250 registrants) and an opportunity to meet


St. Luke’s Hosts 3-day “Micropreemie” Collaborative Conference

May 15th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (5/9/2017) – Lehigh Valley area residents are very fortunate to have access to Level I emergency services through St. Luke’s University Health Network, responding to hundreds of life-threatening situations each year. But did you know that there is a Level III life-saving facility right here in the Lehigh Valley dedicated to the critical care of


St. Luke’s University Health Network Announces Baby & Me Support Center and Expanded Services

May 12th, 2017

Rima Strassman, MD, Named Medical Director of Lactation Services Bethlehem, PA (5/10/2017) – St. Luke’s University Health Network announced the establishment of the St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center, along with a series of new Women & Children’s initiatives. The Center is slated to open late summer 2017. Renowned pediatrician and lactation expert Rima Strassman, MD,


Auxiliary of St. Luke’s University Hospital Celebrates the 105th Charity Ball

May 12th, 2017

Benefits Women’s Imaging and Wellness Bethlehem, PA (5/8/2017) – The Auxiliary of St. Luke’s University Hospital held its 105th Charity Ball at Saucon Valley Country Club on Friday, May 5th. Over 675 people attended the ball and more than $300,000 was raised for Women’s Imaging and Wellness. Dr. Hal and Mrs. Kimberly Folander served as honorary chairs, underscoring


St. Luke’s Champions ‘March Gladness,’ Seeks All-Star Baby Photos

March 22nd, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (3/17/2017) – In the age-old – yet newborn – fight for gender dominance, St. Luke’s University Health Network launches its 2017 “March Gladness” competition to showcase its regionally and nationally recognized Obstetrics and Gynecology services. During March, St. Luke’s is tracking the number of girls versus boys born in its Allentown and Bethlehem hospitals during