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14th Annual Run/Walk with the Heroes

September 18th, 2019

The 14th Annual 5K Run/Walk With the Heroes will be held again this September 2019. This event recognizes the trauma survivors and their loved ones and friends. This unique event celebrates their accomplishments and the trauma team members that contributed to their recovery. The event is attended by a wide range of healthcare professionals including; physicians,


CDI Providers of the Year Named during Clinical Documentation Improvement Week

September 16th, 2019

During Clinical Documentation Improvement Week, September 16-20, 2019, the CDI staff nominate the following CDI Providers of the Year: Dr. Marissa Ambron, Dr. Eiswarya Chichili, Dr. Jeffrey Hostetter, Annette Iasiello, PA-C, Dr. Joshua Karp, Dr. Sobia Naeem, Dr. Christine Ramirez, Lauren Stoudt, PA-C, and Dr. Melissa Taylor. Thank you to all providers for your tireless


Thousands Participate in Record-setting St. Luke’s Via Marathon

September 11th, 2019

The St. Luke’s Via Marathon, drawing thousands of athletes and family members from throughout the country, is the Lehigh Valley’s signature running event and Via’s largest annual fundraiser. The marathon began at 7:10 am Sunday, September 8, starting in Allentown and finishing in Easton. “St. Luke’s was honored to be chosen by Via of the Lehigh Valley


Important Information: PA Turnpike (I-476) Closure and Detour 9/6- 9/9

August 26th, 2019

A full closure and detour of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-476,  will be in effect from the Allentown Interchange (A-56) to Mahoning Valley Interchange (A-74) beginning Friday, September 6 at 9 pm, and continue through Monday, September 9 at 4 am. During this time, both northbound and southbound traffic from the Turnpike will be following a


Female Gynecologic Oncologist Joins St. Luke’s Cancer Center

August 23rd, 2019

St. Luke’s Cancer Center is pleased to welcome Ashley Graul, MD, MSCE, to its team of experts. Dr. Graul will join St. Luke’s Cancer Care Associates to treat women with cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancers with fellow gynecologic oncologists, Nick Taylor, MD, Rick Boulay, MD and Israel Zighelboim, MD. Dr. Graul is a compassionate, dedicated and empathetic physician who’s


St. Valentine at Work at St. Luke’s

August 21st, 2019

Married couple who met at St. Luke’s medical school returns to Network as physicians. When Dr. Cori Shollenberger applied to medical school, she wanted a small program that was close to her family in Berks County. That’s what also led Dr. Akaash Kumar, who grew up in the Lehigh Valley, to the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple


Hospice Doc’s Cross-State Bike Ride Spreads Urgent Message

August 19th, 2019

When Ric Baxter, MD, pedals away from St. Luke’s University Hospital Network’s (SLUHN) Hospice House in Saucon Valley on Sept. 2, beginning his trans-Pennsylvania bike trip, he’ll be taking an urgent message to the people he meets along the way: Don’t Wait. Don’t wait to enjoy those things you’ve been putting off: the vacation, the new