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Orlando Health Foundation Board of Directors
M. Kathryn Garrett, MD, Chairman
Richard T. McCree, Sr., Vice Chair
Kathy Johnson, Secretary
Phillips A. Easterling, Treasurer
Philip W. Rich, Immediate Past Chairman
Amy Saunders, Appointee
Bill Dillard, Appointee
David Strong, President & CEO, Orlando Health
Gregor Alexander, MD, Representative, APMC Foundation
Jamal Hakim, MD, Representative, Adult Hospital Group
John W. Bozard, President, Orlando Health Foundation
Jess Bailes Joanne Kostantinidis DEAR FRIENDS,
Simon T. Bailey Helen Leon
Sudhir Bhaskar, MD Rafael E. Martinez This is an exciting time for Orlando Health
Brad Busbin Sheryl Meitin as we celebrate the many successes of our
Helen Cairns Justin Melnick organization and look forward to new and
James P. Caruso Megan Morris innovative ways to better serve our Central
Kenneth M. Clayton William E. Perry Florida community.
Annette Ford Cynthia C. Perry
Peter Fox Sibille Pritchard Over the past few months, we’ve received
Kerry L. Griffis Dean Sider, MD several key affirmations for providing the
Lee Heard Kenneth M. Smith highest quality patient care to our community.
John W. Hillenmeyer Ralph Veerman I believe this to be attributable in no small
Britta Hooker Andy Warden way to the exceptional leadership of our
Richard T. Hurt Bryce West executive team, the tireless commitment of
R. Brock Kelsey team members and care providers and the
generous support of donors who partner with
Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation us to offer state-of-the-art medical care.
Board of Directors
Scott Weisz, Chairman
R. Brock Kelsey, Vice Chair
Amy Saunders, Representative, Palmer Family
Gregor Alexander, MD, Chairman Emeritus
M. Kathryn Garrett, MD, Chairman, Orlando Health Foundation Board
John Bozard, President, Orlando Health Foundation
Kathy Swanson, President, Arnold Palmer Medical Center
Arnold Palmer, Founder (1929-2016)
Rob Andrews Helen Leon
Amanda Caruso Paul Manos
Warren Christie Randy Mixon
Avani Desai David Nykanen, MD
Ray Easler Diane O’Dell
Amy Fields Julie Petrakis
Matthew Gable W. Russ Prather, MD
*Bill Gillaspie Jorge Ramirez, MD
Adam Goldstein Matthew Rearden
Hana Hakim Heath Ritenour
Melvin Haught Ramon Ruiz, MD
Dee Haley Ted Sheppe
Jose Herrera-Soto, MD Amy Smith, MD
Ed Kinney Abdullah Tharoo
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Here are a few of the accomplishments we are celebrating:
• The Leapfrog Group, a national non-profit organization Orlando Health is making considerable strides in
that scores hospitals on how safe they keep their patients, making healthcare more accessible for our community.
recently awarded Orlando Health the coveted “A” Hospital Here are some ways in which we are growing and
Safety Grade to Orlando Regional Medical Center, Dr. P. expanding to better serve our patients:
Phillips Hospital and South Seminole Hospital. No other
hospital system in the region can claim such an outstanding • Orlando Health is building six free-standing emergency
and widespread achievement. departments throughout Central Florida.
• The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare • Orlando Health has recently partnered with CareSpot to
Organizations, an independent body that evaluates offer urgent care services in eight Central Florida locations.
and accredits more than 15,000 healthcare programs
nationwide, recently conducted an exhaustive evaluation of • The Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, recognized
each of our hospitals and outpatient facilities and offered as Central Florida’s only Cancer Center of Excellence, is
glowing reviews along with our continued accreditation. expanding to the Ocoee area. Groundbreaking for the new
facility located at Health Central Hospital took place in
• U.S. News & World Report has again named Orlando Health June.
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children one of the nation’s
best children’s hospitals for 2017-2018. This is the eighth • Orlando Health partnered with Lakeland Regional Health,
consecutive year, and we continue to be the only pediatric which will become official in October 2017.
hospital in Orlando to earn this prestigious designation.
• Expansions of services are under way in a multitude of
• The Bert Martin’s Champions for Children Emergency specialties – cardiology, maternal/fetal medicine, urology,
Department & Trauma Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital ambulatory care and skilled nursing.
is celebrating 10 years of providing quality pediatric
emergency care to nearly 500,000 children.
I am thrilled to share the multitude of accomplishments our hospital system has achieved and continues
to pursue. We are committed to providing the highest quality medical care to every patient who comes
through our doors.
With your help, we will reach these goals and many more!
John W. Bozard, President
Orlando Health Foundation
Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
8 5 NEW ORLANDO HEALTH FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBERS
We welcome eight new members to the Orlando Health Foundation Board of Directors.
6 BERT W. MARTIN FOUNDATION CONTINUES SUPPORT WITH GIFT
TO THE BURN CENTER
The Bert W. Martin Foundation recently gave a $500,000 gift to the Burn Center at Orlando Health
Orlando Regional Medical Center.
7 WYNEE WARDEN – PHILANTHROPIST AND FRIEND
In June, the Orlando Health Foundation lost a friend and long-time supporter, Wynee Warden.
8 AN EXTRA TEST CAN SAVE A LIFE
The Cardiac Calcium CT Score uses a special CT machine to produce pictures of the beating heart.
9 LIVING WITH ILLNESS, GIVING BACK TO OTHERS
A patient since she was a little girl, Dayna Chavarria is now 16 and learning how to live life with a
10 RUNWAY TO HOPE FUNDS A MODEL FOR HELP
Shortly after fulfilling their $1 million pledge to the Brain Tumor Program, Runway to Hope was ready
and eager to provide more funding to the hospital.
12 CHILD LIFE OFFERS PLAY, PREPARATION AND EDUCATION
The child life team at Arnold Palmer Medical Center strives to mitigate the fear and mystery of a
healthcare experience for children, teens, and families.
10 13 A GIFT FROM DELTA
Delta Air Lines recently contributed $25,000 to support Child Life, Music Therapy & the Arts at
Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.
14 13 HYUNDAI PROVIDES HOPE ON WHEELS
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children was awarded a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award to the Haley
Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders.
14 TEEN XPRESS CELEBRATES 20 YEARS
Teen Xpress, offered through The Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families, is celebrating 20
15 WALMART AND SAM’S CLUB FUNDRAISING FOR KIDS
2017 commemorates the 30th anniversary of the partnership between Children’s Miracle Network
Hospitals and Walmart and Sam’s Club stores.
15 ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL PUBLIX CAMPAIGN
This year’s campaign, raised $506,746 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
16 MYLES FOR BRODY WALKING FOR NICU BABIES
Brody Myles Santiago was born at just 23 weeks of gestation. His parents talk about their journey one
17 UPCOMING EVENTS
Check out these upcoming events supporting Orlando Health.
17 CAPI AWARDS EXCELLENCE IN FIRST YEAR RESIDENCIES
This past May, seven medical residents at Orlando Health were awarded 2017 Best Resident Awards.
16 18 CHAMPIONS CIRCLE SPOTLIGHT – DR. NEERAJ AND AVANI DESAI
The Champions Circle is a giving society of individuals and organizations who have chosen to partner
with us through a five-year pledge.
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PLEASE JOIN US IN WELCOMING THE NEWEST
MEMBERS OF THE ORLANDO HEALTH FOUNDATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Members of the Orlando Health Foundation Board are volunteer leaders who are essential to our organization and are
advocates of our mission within the community. At the heart of the Orlando Health Foundation is a passion for making the
world a better place by improving the health and quality of life of every patient we serve, and our board members share this
passion. Board members join us in supporting the strategic priorities of Orlando Health and advocating on our behalf by
providing philanthropic support, and introducing their family, friends and colleagues to our mission.
WILLIAM E. PERRY BRAD BUSBIN BRITTA HOOKER JOANNE KOSTANTINIDIS
Community Volunteer Certified Financial Planner Community Volunteer
The LifeWealth Group
KERRY GRIFFIS MEGAN MORRIS PETER FOX SIMON BAILEY
Senior Account Manager Founder & CEO Owner & President Founder & President
Encompass Home Health MHM Professional Staging, LLC Capital Management Corporation Simon T. Bailey International, Inc.
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BERT W. MARTIN FOUNDATION
CONTINUES SUPPORT WITH GIFT
TO THE BURN CENTER
The Bert W. Martin Foundation recently gave a $500,000 Playground, the family’s first donation to the hospital,
gift to the Burn Center at Orlando Health Orlando and Bert Martin’s Champions for Children Emergency
Regional Medical Center (ORMC) continuing their Department & Trauma Center.
long-time support of ORMC, and Orlando Health Arnold The Bert W. Martin Foundation has routinely committed
Palmer Hospital for Children. to funding projects that require long-term support. In
Bert W. Martin was born in Chicago on October 12, 1897. the 1990s and early 2000s, the foundation supported the
An industrialist, philanthropist and visionary, Bert started annual Champions for Children Golf Tournament. In
a successful printing and packaging company in Ohio. His 1998, the Bert W. Martin Foundation became the bridge
interest in healthcare was accentuated by his ownership between the Golden South Classic, a premier track and
of the Bert W. Martin Memorial Hospital in Mt. Vernon, field competition, and Arnold Palmer Hospital as the
Ohio. charitable beneficiary for nearly twenty years.
In 1948 Bert started the foundation to provide services Today, in addition to continued philanthropic support
to those in need in his community. As the chair of the from the family’s foundation, Andy Warden serves on the
foundation for many years, Bert’s daughter Wynee Warden Board of Directors of the Orlando Health Foundation.
continued the family support of healthcare upon her move
to Central Florida. GIFT TO ORMC’S BURN CENTER
After building a friendship with Arnold Palmer, Wynee The family’s connection to the Burn Center started in an
and the family foundation – along with her sons unexpected and unfortunate way when Andy’s daughter
Andy, Chandler, and the late Bert Warden – joined Kala experienced serious burns after her blouse caught on
with Arnold Palmer Hospital on several initiatives fire while she was cooking. Kala was living in Washington,
benefitting emergency room and trauma care, pediatric DC at the time and was treated in the area, but through the
sports medicine, heart care and cancer research. This experience, her family learned first-hand the importance
support included the funds used to build the Playworks of having access to a Burn Center verified by the American
Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons.
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The Foundation’s recent $500,000 gift was the third given directly to the Burn Center and has
brought the family’s support of Orlando Health to nearly $8 million. Financial support from the
Bert Martin Foundation and other philanthropists help the Burn Center located at ORMC:
• Expand the level of quality care offered to burn patients
• Update existing equipment to provide the most advanced services available in the treatment of burns
• Upgrade our accreditation from the American Burn Association
• Hire additional staff to oversee and coordinate the complex accreditation process
PHILANTHROPIST AND FRIEND
In June, the Orlando Health her faithful attendance at all their
Foundation lost a friend and long- sporting events while they were
time supporter, Winifred “Wynee” growing up and even while in college
Warden. Wynee was born on April out of state. She is also remembered
29, 1923 in Appleton, Wisconsin as an excellent cook and gregarious
and passed away at the Cornerstone host while entertaining for family
Hospice and Palliative Care unit and friends.
located inside Orlando Health Over the years, Wynee, her sons,
Orlando Regional Medical Center. and the family foundation have
Wynee, and the Bert W. Martin provided significant support to the
Foundation, founded by her father, hospital including the funds used to
have supported the mission of build Bert Martin’s Champions for
Orlando Health for almost three Children Emergency Department &
decades. Trauma Center, the first facility in
When Wynee and her husband, Central Florida to provide emergency
Bud, moved to Orlando in the 1980s care exclusively for children.
and settled in Bay Hill, they became Wynee embraced quality missions
friends of the late Arnold Palmer from healthcare to education to
who first introduced them to the the arts. And although she is no
work being done at Arnold Palmer longer with us, her legacy lives on.
Medical Center. Their relationship In addition to Orlando Health,
with Mr. Palmer helped to solidify she generously supported many
the family’s interest in helping those local organizations including the
seeking treatment at Orlando Health Orlando Ballet and various colleges
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. and universities. Wynee also gave
Wynee was a dedicated mother to her to organizations like the Arizona-
three sons. Andy Warden, Wynee’s Sonora Desert Museum in her
youngest son, fondly remembers second home of Tucson, Arizona.
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AN EXTRA TEST Rey Grullon, Cardiovascular Clinical
CAN SAVE A LIFE Supervisor at Health Central
For many people, when they think of a heart attack, they “In general, the higher the score on this test, the more likely
think of chest pain and tightness, but those symptoms are the patient has heart disease and will need further tests,”
not always present. Such was the case for Jim Clark, an said Rey Grullon. “Jim’s doctor wanted to see a score less
active pharmaceutical rep who often makes his rounds than 300, but the results came back in the thousands and
at Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital. Jim loved created a major cause for concern.”
going to sporting events, the beach and taking walks to Jim’s Cardiac Calcium CT showed a significant calcium
keep healthy, but noticed one day that he was short of buildup and he was diagnosed with atherosclerosis of the
breath and didn’t have his usual energy. coronary arteries. He was then scheduled for a diagnostic
After a few months of not feeling himself, Jim made an heart catheterization, where a catheter is placed into the
appointment with his doctor at Health Central to try and wrist artery. The results that came back from the test were
find out what was wrong. Jim had a family history of heart a shock to everyone – Jim had a 96 percent blockage in one
disease, but kept telling himself that it didn’t feel like a of his main arteries and was close to a massive heart attack
if the problem had not been found.
problem with his heart because he THE ROAD TO RECOVERY
didn’t have the symptoms he After a routine and minimally-invasive procedure, a stent
expected. Jim’s doctor ran a was placed and Jim went home the next day. Through a
blood test and performed a referral from his cardiologist, Jim completed 8-weeks of
nuclear stress test and both cardiac rehabilitation at Health Central and returned to
came back negative. his regular active lifestyle in a short amount of time, which
would not have been the case if the test had not been
JIM CLARK completed and the blockage was not discovered.
“The Cardiac Calcium CT Score has little risk, and as Jim’s
On paper, everything appeared to be story shows, can save your life,” said Grullon. “I am so happy
OK, however, Jim, his wife, and even the that we are able to offer this test to our patients as an extra
doctors, didn’t agree. step in their journey to better health.”
CARDIAC CALCIUM CT SCORE
Determined to find the cause of Jim’s symptoms and
complaints, and knowing his family history of heart
disease, his doctor suggested another test. Not covered by
health insurance, the Cardiac Calcium CT Score costs just
$100 and uses a special CT machine to produce pictures
of the beating heart. The scan determines an Agatson
score that reflects if the coronary arteries are blocked or
narrowed by the buildup of plaque.
? To learn more about the life-saving care provided at Health Central Hospital
directly from Rey and other team members, join us for a tour of our facilities.
Visit TourHealthCentral.com to sign-up for more information.
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LIVING WITH ILLNESS, GIVING BACK TO OTHERS
Walking the halls of Orlando Health If a healthy person has 60, I only I wish I had a way to recognize all
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, have 40. So, after getting everything I my doctors and the hospital staff for
it’s not uncommon to come across need to get done, I may only have one all their love, support, patience and
the familiar faces of patients who are spoon left. After I’m spent, I’m unable understanding when it came to my
routinely admitted. Dayna Chavarria to accomplish anything else without health and concerns.
is one of those patients. help. To keep my spoon count at its
highest, I try to maintain a healthy Q: HOW HAVE DR. PITTS AND
Dayna diet and push myself to work out THE PALLIATIVE CARE TEAM
Chavarria regularly. Having a chronic illness has HELPED YOU COPE WITH YOUR
ruined some friendships, but I have PAIN?
Admitted to Arnold Palmer Hospital matured in an emotional way.
frequently since she was a little girl, Dr. Pitts and his team helped by
Dayna is now 16 and learning how Q: WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU giving me so much information about
to live life with Juvenile Rheumatoid GIVE ANOTHER TEENAGER my illnesses, different medications
Arthritis (RA), a chronic illness that WITH A CHRONIC ILLNESS? and which had the least amount of
causes symptoms like persistent side effects. They were also able to
joint pain, eye inflammation and Have courage. I know getting bad explain what was going on with my
stiffness. Some children diagnosed news or test results and going to a lot body. Dr. Pitts always validated how I
with Juvenile RA may only experience of appointments is tiring and you just was feeling.
symptoms for a few months, while want answers. Be patient and always
others like Dayna, have symptoms for speak up when you have questions. Q: HOW HAS YOUR EXPERIENCE
the rest of their lives. AT ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL
Q: WHAT IS IT LIKE TO BE A
TEENAGER WITH A CHRONIC Q: HAVE YOU BUILT ANY INSPIRED YOU TO GIVE BACK
It’s difficult, because every morning is SPECIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH TO OTHERS?
a wild card. I’ll never know when or
how sick I’m going to feel. DOCTORS AND/OR NURSES Being at Arnold Palmer Hospital and
Q: HOW HAS HAVING A THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO having been there a lot, I’ve met many
CHRONIC ILLNESS AFFECTED HIGHLIGHT? different people from many walks of
YOUR EVERYDAY LIFE? life. From tragedies to unexpected
Difficult, but in the same sense, Everyone I’ve met – doctors, nurses, visits, and people with chronic
eye-opening. I know that every day social workers, and even the people illnesses, I have always noticed a
is always going to be different. My who work in food service. pattern. While at the hospital, my
sister told me about the spoon theory. mom and I came up with an idea to
How every day, we are dealt a certain One doctor really influenced my start a foundation. The foundation
number of spoons to get tasks done. care at the start of my treatment and would help children with chronic
has impacted my life tremendously illnesses pay for medical bills or
– Blaine Pitts, MD, Palliative & medicine.
Supportive Care. He went above Right now, we are giving back to
and beyond for me. When my the hospital by putting together and
pain and symptoms had become distributing care kit bags to families
overwhelming, Dr. Pitts made sure that have come to the hospital quickly
my voice was heard. He was very and didn’t have time to pack a bag.
compassionate and caring, through The kits include items like shampoo,
all my treatments. Because of him, toothbrushes, a nail file, deodorant
my pseudotumor was discovered. He and more. Almost everything you’d
then took it upon himself, to send me need for an overnight stay to make it
on a day of adventure. Dr. Pitts knew just a tiny bit more comfortable!
I loved makeup and sent me and my
sister to a make-over at Sephora and a
hair salon. I felt super special despite
how I felt.
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From left to right: John Bozard, Orlando Health Foundation President,
Josie and Mark Nejame, Dr. Amy Smith, Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist
Seven years ago, Mark and “Runway to Hope is enthusiastic about place in May, featured more than 150
Josie NeJame founded Runway our support of Arnold Palmer Hospital models who are currently in active
to Hope with the mission of and Dr. Amy Smith as we work treatment or who have overcome
providing support to those together to bring such an innovative their pediatric cancer. Over the years,
impacted by pediatric cancer. and important program to the Central the Spring Fashion Soiree has grown
Since then, the organization Florida pediatric cancer community,” from 800 to 2,400 guests and raised
has pledged over $1 million said Mark NeJame. “The work Dr. approximately $6.5 million, making
each to the pediatric oncology Smith and her team have been able to it one of Central Florida’s largest and
programs at all three children’s accomplish is both outstanding and most anticipated fundraising events.
hospitals in Central Florida. inspiring. We are grateful to have been
able to help fund and assist in the A NEW ENDEAVOR IN
The initial $1 million donated to creation of the Brain Tumor Program. PALLIATIVE CARE
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children We are excited about, and look forward Shortly after fulfilling their $1
went to help fund the pediatric Brain to, the amazing progress and help they million pledge to the Brain Tumor
Tumor Program and has changed continue to provide every day.” Program, Runway to Hope was ready
the outlook for infants, children and and eager to provide more funding
young adults battling brain cancer in WALKING THE FASHION RUNWAY to the hospital. After meeting with
Florida. Thanks to Runway to Hope, the team and hearing about the
the Brain Tumor Program at Arnold Runway to Hope’s signature latest happenings at Arnold Palmer
Palmer Hospital is the only program fundraising event of the year is their Hospital, Runway to Hope decided to
in Florida that brings pediatric neuro- annual Spring Fashion Soiree, where make an additional $500,000 pledge
oncology, pediatric neurosurgery, children suffering from cancer are to the Palliative Care Program.
proton therapy, pediatric palliative given the chance to forget their illness,
care and a free-standing children’s get dressed up and walk down a real
hospital all on one campus. runway hand-in-hand with celebrity
10 Foundation & Friends | FALL 2017 escorts. This year’s event, which took
This program combines specialized medical care with Ayden and Dr. Robert Sutphin,
emotional and spiritual support services to help patients Pediatric Oncologist
cope with serious health conditions.
The Palliative Care Program is led by Dr. Blaine B. Pitts
who is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospice and
Palliative Medicine and serves patients and families across
multiple service lines, with a focus primarily on oncology.
“Pediatric Palliative Care has grown tremendously in Central
Florida over the past 5 years,” said Dr. Pitts. “There have
been over 380 children served at Arnold Palmer Medical
Center in the past 2 years. Runway to Hope’s support will
allow us the capacity to expand the number of palliative
transports for families who wish to take their child home for
their last moments. We are extremely grateful to Runway to
Hope for their generosity in supporting an often-unmet need
for children with cancer in our community.”
The financial support given by Runway to Hope will also
help hire additional staff and specialists to better provide
home visits, follow-up bereavement care and education to
the community through local hospice efforts.
“Runway to Hope is honored to be continuing in our promise
to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and to now also
become a part of the Palliative Care Program,” said NeJame.
“It is so important for these patients and their families to
receive the compassion, comfort and quality of care that
Dr. Pitts and his team provide. We look forward to our
continued collaboration as we work together to find a cure
and provide the best care possible for these courageous
children and their families.”
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CHILD LIFE OFFERS PLAY,
PREPARATION AND EDUCATION
Arnold Palmer Medical Center Child Life Department
Child life at Arnold Palmer Medical Center (APMC) kids learn about and process the world around them. We
is made up of a team of professionally Certified Child want to be there to help the kids do something if they can,
Life Specialists and child life assistants who strive to not to do it for them. This way they can experience mastery,
mitigate the fear and mystery of a healthcare experience increased self-esteem and normal growth and development
for children, teens, and families. They focus on building opportunities.”
therapeutic relationships and providing supportive
interactions for the purpose of helping these young HELPING CHILDREN COPE
patients and their siblings understand and cope with
hospitalization and medical treatment. A typical day for a child life specialist starts after arriving
at the hospital, usually around 8 a.m. Assigned to serve a
WHAT IS CHILD LIFE? specific patient population, the specialist meets with the
nurses working on that unit to get an up-to-date report
The foundational principles of child life can be traced on the patient, including: the child’s medical status,
back to the 1920’s. Throughout the last several decades, information on their family, procedures taking place and
evidence has grown showing the benefits of child life’s any complications experienced during the night. Taking
involvement and that the care provided by a child life the learnings from this meeting, the child life specialist is
specialist contributes to reducing stress and anxiety for then able to create a plan for the day, assess their priorities
patients and parents. This ultimately lends to quality and determine which patients need the most attention.
outcomes, increased patient/family satisfaction and
contained costs for a hospital. Whether these services are The child life team also coordinates a wide-range of events
provided during a short hospital stay, an extended stay, for children who are at APMC for inpatient or outpatient
or a quick visit to our Emergency Department, they are care, like a summer bar-b-que, visits from the Orlando
important in creating a better overall experience that can City Soccer Club, yoga classes and pet therapy, to name a
lay the foundation for improved compliance during future few. These activities help to improve the patient and family
healthcare encounters. experience by offering something that’s fun, engaging and
a break from their medical routine.
“Kids deserve to be kids no matter what their situation,
and our staff works hard to make their experiences in the “My favorite part of the job is when a patient is encouraged
hospital as normal as possible through various interventions to attend an event that they don’t think would interest them,
that include play, preparation and education,” said Sheri but they show up anyway. More often than not, we see that
Mosely (pictured above, right), Manager for Children’s after a few minutes they don’t want to leave,” said Events
and Women’s Services and Community Engagement at Coordinator, Amanda Harris (pictured above, left). “It is
APMC. “Play is particularly important because it’s how so rewarding to see them having fun and being kids despite
their current situations.”
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A NEED FOR MORE “I have seen a lot of change and forward
momentum in the child life profession
In addition to child life specialists and assistants, APMC over the years, which has helped us grow
also has an Events Coordinator, various Healing Arts staff, and evolve services at APMC. The public
volunteer staff, and a Music Therapy team that includes is becoming more aware about what a
board-certified Music Therapists. But there is still a need child life specialist is and does, and for the
for more – which could help them expand to add a teacher, healthcare staff, we have become a fully
and also extend their reach to assist children and teens in integrated member of that clinical team.” -
more of the outpatient settings and with children of adult Sheri Mosely.
patients being cared for at other Orlando Health hospitals.
To donate to child life, please visit
1920s 1960s 1977 1989 2000s 2006 2017
The foundation of Emma Plank, the Child life began at The child life team Child life staffing Orlando Health Child life at APMC
child life work began founder of the child Orlando Health transitioned to for the Emergency Winnie Palmer now falls under
Orlando Regional Orlando Health Department was Hospital for Women the umbrella of
when nursing life profession, Medical Center, Arnold Palmer & Babies opens its the Department
and physician established a when pediatrics was Hospital for added. doors and the child of Children’s and
advocates started professional housed on one floor. Children when it life team increases Women’s Services
communicating with framework for child opened in 1989. in size to provide and Community
children through life. The official title expanded coverage. Engagement,
of ‘child life alongside Music
play. specialist’ was born.
HYUNDAI PROVIDES With this latest grant, Arnold Palmer Hospital has received
HOPE ON WHEELS over half a million dollars from Hyundai Motor America.
During the check presentation ceremony, kids battling
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children was awarded a cancer participated in the program’s signature Handprint
$50,000 Hyundai Impact Award to the Haley Center for Ceremony, in which they dipped their hands in paint and
Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders. Arnold Palmer place their handprints on a white 2017 Hyundai Santa
Hospital was one of 25 recipients of this year’s award, Fe. Their colorful handprints on the official Hope Vehicle
which is given to pediatric oncology departments at select represent their individual and collective journeys, hopes
children’s hospitals nationwide. The funds will be used and dreams.
to support the pediatric clinical trials conducted by Don
Eslin, MD. Visit APMCFoundation.com/HyundaiHopeOnWheels
to watch the video of the celebration at Arnold Palmer
A GIFT FROM DELTA
The Child Life team relies heavily on philanthropy to
support their growing needs and team. Recently, Delta
Air Lines contributed $25,000 to support Child Life,
Music Therapy & the Arts at Arnold Palmer Hospital for
Children. Their gift will allow our team to continue helping
children cope with their treatment and enjoy being kids
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TEEN XPRESS CELEBRATES
THE NEED FOR MORE
Dr. Rita Vento, Program
Manager and Eileen Navarro, Although Teen Xpress has achieved
Family Nurse Practitioner a lot of success over the past 20
years, there is still great need in our
Teen Xpress, one of six programs and uninsured, and assist them community and room for growth.
offered through The Howard with staying healthy. The students Soon, the program will need to add
Phillips Center for Children & Teen Xpress serves are challenged an additional team to be able to reach
Families, is celebrating 20 years with health illiteracy, language more teens at underserved Title I
of providing free medical care, barriers, poverty, homelessness, food schools, while also providing a full
nutritional education and counseling insecurities, transportation barriers complement of services at the schools
services to adolescents aged 11- and often lack an understanding they currently serve. The addition of
18 in Orange County. The team of of how to navigate resources and team members like another Licensed
licensed professionals visits local insurance.” Mental Health Counselor, Nurse
schools in two mobile units and Practitioner or Certified Medical
offers services, including: yearly WHY IS TEEN XPRESS Assistant, and a Registered Nurse
physicals, vaccinations, vision and SUCCESSFUL? Case Coordinator and someone
dental screenings, case management dedicated to dental health are on the
services, group or individual According to Dr. Rita Vento, the wish list for the future.
counseling and consultations with a Program Manager for Teen Xpress,
Registered Dietitian. success starts with a team of people “We are finding more teens that have
who have a real passion for what gone without basic care for years
“Our services are provided at targeted they do and the kids they treat – and are pre-diabetic, severely obese,
middle schools and high schools in giving them a safe, comfortable asthmatic, lack vaccinations and have
Orange County with large numbers and confidential space. Teen Xpress chronic mental health conditions
of teens living in poverty. We come is unique to The Howard Phillips without psychiatric evaluations,” said
directly to the teen in their community Center and focuses not only on Navarro. “Additional staff would help
– making access convenient to both bringing important health services us treat more youth, address more
the teen and their family,” said Eileen to the community in need, but health issues, and make sure we are
Navarro, Family Nurse Practitioner also educating youth about the doing the very best for the population
for Teen Xpress who has been with importance of proactively managing we serve.”
the program since it began in 1997. their own healthcare.
“We help those most vulnerable To make a donation in celebration of
Teen Xpress and their 20 years
14 Foundation & Friends | FALL 2017 of service, please visit:
For questions about the program, or
to take a tour of The Howard Phillips
Center for Children & Families,
contact Amy Drury at Amy.Drury@
OrlandoHealth.com or 321.841.8285.
WALMART AND SAM’S ANOTHER
CLUB FUNDRAISING SUCCESSFUL PUBLIX
FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN
2017 commemorates the 30th anniversary of the Publix founder George W. Jenkins believed in giving back
partnership between Children’s Miracle Network to the community where we work and serve. He instilled
Hospitals (CMN) and Walmart and Sam’s Club stores. The that belief in the values of his stores, and the associates
partnership was formed by Sam Walton, the founder of who work at them. A partner of CMN for 26-years,
Walmart, with a promise that “the associates will amaze Publix has become the second highest fundraising CMN
you” and they certainly have. Since becoming a CMN Hospitals corporate partner for Arnold Palmer Hospital
member hospital, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children for Children.
has benefitted from the more than $8 million raised by
Walmart and Sam’s Club. Kendall and Carson were born premature at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women
& Babies at 26 weeks and weighed 1 lb. 14 oz. and 1 lb. 15 oz. respectively. They
It is the community at large, however, that is the greatest volunteered, alongside their little brother Cooper, at the Publix store that has
recipient of the funds, benefiting from the advanced watched them grow up since they were tiny babies.
medical treatment available thanks to their charitable
support. In some cases, it is the very people fundraising This year’s campaign, collected $506,746 and continues
who find themselves needing specialized care for their to solidify the importance of regional partners as well as
children. national ones. Over $4 million has been raised locally
by Publix since 1997 and has helped advance critical
“Both of my children suffered from severe seizures when they research projects, invest in life-saving medical equipment
were young. My daughter was just two years old when she and provide a wide range of services that might not
was transported to the hospital by the Critical Care team in otherwise be possible.
the Mobile ICUs that CMN funds have purchased. My son “Being involved with the Children’s Miracle Network
was two and a half when he was sent by life-flight to the campaign allows me to see firsthand that children and
hospital. I look forward to the campaign every year because families are in the very best care of true servant heart
there is no amount of money I could personally repay the people at Arnold Palmer Medical Center,” said Jeff
hospital, the doctors and everyone who helped save the lives Pevoroff, Publix District Manager. “In our Publix Family,
of my kids. What I can give, is all my time to raise as much we have seen many associates whose families have been
as possible to help kids like mine who will need support in blessed by a medical staff who work hard every day
years to come. I’m proud to work for Walmart, a company to make sure children and their families are cared for
that cares about the health and well-being of children.” - and comforted. It gives me great pleasure to work for
Kelley Staats, a Walmart associate for 19-years. a company who cares so much about our community
and gives us the opportunity to be involved in making a
Walmart and Sam’s Club share a basic belief that every difference.”
child deserves the chance to live better, and because they
continue fundraising for kids today, the hospital remains
able to care for kids tomorrow.
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MYLES FOR BRODY
WALKING FOR NICU BABIES
On September 17, 2016, Brody Myles Q: WHAT WAS LIFE LIKE to have faith in the one who gave us
Santiago was born at just 23 weeks IN THE NICU FOR 148 this miracle and trust that He would
of gestation. Born at Winnie Palmer DAYS? guide the incredibly passionate team
Hospital for Women & Babies, that surrounded Brody every day.
weighing 1 lb., 2 oz., and only 12 There were many emotional and Their proactive approach, attention to
inches in length, Brody was given a 5 perplexing long days and lonely detail, constant encouragement and
percent chance of survival. He spent nights spent beating the odds and communication was truly humbling to
148 days in the Neonatal Intensive watching our superhero miracle witness and instilled a greater peace.
Care Unit (NICU) before graduating fight. The difficult journey would We are still in awe of the Winnie
and heading home. constantly change in a moment’s Palmer Hospital NICU team and the
notice, from the fear of the unknown, testament to faith that turned our
Just a few weeks after Brody to reaching huge milestones. chance into life changing blessings, and
celebrated his first birthday, his for that we are forever grateful!
parents Ruben and Amy Santiago Q: WHAT ADVICE WOULD
walked for Brody at the Third YOU GIVE TO ANOTHER Q: WHAT DOES WALK
Annual Walk for Winnie presented FAMILY/MOTHER WITH A FOR WINNIE MEAN TO
by Panera Bread® and hosted by BABY IN THE NICU? YOU?
SeaWorld® Orlando. Along with
family and friends, they celebrated Never lose hope. Never stop The walk is an opportunity to turn
Brody’s life, the doctors and nurses believing in yourself, your baby, and silence into significance for the
who helped them through their the doctors and nurses who work at 1,800+ babies that are cared for in
time in the NICU and other families the Winnie Palmer Hospital NICU. one of the top NICU’s in the world
who have experienced, and are still Try not to let emotions hinder you every year. It’s a chance to build an
experiencing, similar situations. or your spouse from being present ongoing community of support,
We asked Ruben and Amy… in each and every moment. Capture empowerment, awareness and funds
every single trial and triumph, that are so crucial for the journey of
because witnessing a miracle is every baby and their families. Some
impossible to put into words. people may ask why they should help
spread and raise awareness when
Q: IF YOU COULD THANK prematurity hasn’t touched their life?
THE TEAM OF DOCTORS At one point, it hadn’t touched our
AND NURSES WHO CARED life either.
FOR YOU AND BRODY,
WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO
When we were informed that Brody
was facing a 5 percent chance of
survival, we had no other choice but
The NICU at Winnie Palmer Hospital is the largest single-site NICU in the world and one of the busiest in the country. Thanks to
generous support from donors and events like Walk For Winnie, more than 1,800 critically-ill infants are cared for every year and
more than 40,000 have been treated since it was founded at Orlando Health ORMC in 1975. The facility is equipped to provide
the highest-level of care for high-risk newborns, including babies born prematurely, with congenital heart disease, infections or
various other serious conditions. Donations are still being accepted at WalkForWinnie.com.
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EXCELLENCE IN FIRST YEAR RESIDENCIES
Seven medical residents at Orlando Health were awarded
2017 Best Resident Awards by the Central Florida Vijay Patange, MD, Chief of Radiology at South Lake Hospital, Partner at Medical
Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent Center Radiology Group and 2017 CAPI President, Mario Madruga, MD, Program
(CAPI). The awards were presented for the first time, and Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program and Designated Institutional
will be an annual award supported by a fund established Official, Orlando Health and Sudhir Bhaskar, MD, Gastroenterologist at Central
in 2015 to recognize and award excellence in residencies at Florida Gastroenterology, member of the Orlando Health Foundation and the 2015
Orlando Health. CAPI President
The following residents received the award and a cash prize:
1. Emergency Medicine - Kenneth Chang, MD CAPI was established to provide its member physicians
2. Internal Medicine - Ariel Perez Perez, MD and dentists a forum to facilitate:
3. OB/GYN - Shannon Hahn, MD
4. Orthopaedics - Justin Steinert, MD • Pedroufceastsiioonnal opportunities for continuing medical
5. Pathology - Lohini Sundharkrishnan, MD • Medical conferences
6. Pediatrics – Mariam Zeini, MD • Community health fairs
7. Surgery (General) - Danielle Henry, MD • Professional & leadership development
Sudhir Bhaskar, MD and Vijay Patange, MD with the seven residents recognized at • Service to the Central Florida healthcare community
the awards ceremony in the order listed above
The organization, which is a division of the American
Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI),
has over 600 local members and is one of the largest
subchapters in the nation. Many members of CAPI serve
throughout Orlando Health facilities.
SARAH’S SPORTING CLAY’S WALGREENS ORLANDO 18TH ANNUAL DECEMBER
AGAINST CANCER INTERNATIONAL DRAGON CLASSIC
BOAT FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY PEPSICO
CLAY SHOOT COMPETITION GOLF TOURNAMENT
DATE: October 13, 2017 DRAGON BOAT RACE / FUNDRAISING
LOCATION: Tenoroc Shooting Sports & Training OPPORTUNITY DATE: December 2-4, 2017
BENEFICIARY: Sarah Szafranski Endowment Fund, LOCATION: Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club and
in support of the Haley Center for Children’s DATE: October 14, 2017 Lodge and ChampionsGate
Cancer and Blood Disorders at Orlando LOCATION: Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake BENEFICIARY: The Alexander Center for
Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children BENEFICIARY: Cancer Support Community at Neonatology at Orlando Health Winnie
Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies
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DR. NEERAJ AND AVANI DESAI
The Champions Circle is a Dr. Neeraj and Avani Desai with their children Sahil (6) and Sareena (3).
giving society of individuals and
organizations who have chosen to much better than both of us. I also investment in a child and the child’s
partner with us through a five-year enjoy putting on my sneakers and well-being, as there are unbelievable
pledge. Neeraj and Avani Desai are hitting the pavement and enjoying a dividends that the world will see. We
members of the Champions Circle. run around the Windermere Lakes. strongly believe that as well, and one
Q. WHAT CITY DO YOU Neeraj has started to join me as well! way to invest in a child is through
CALL HOME? We also hope to spend some more the health and quality of life of both
Windermere, FL time traveling as a family. mother and baby.
Q. WHEN / WHERE DID YOU Q. HOW DID YOU FIRST Q. WHAT IS THE ONE, MOST
FIRST MEET ONE ANOTHER? ENCOUNTER ARNOLD PALMER IMPORTANT, THING YOU
MEDICAL CENTER? WOULD SHARE WITH FRIENDS
It was 2006 and Neeraj was a OR FAMILY ABOUT ARNOLD
resident at USF. It was the days In 2012, we moved to Orlando and PALMER MEDICAL CENTER?
when pharmaceutical companies Neeraj took a position at Winnie
still took doctors out for dinner Palmer Hospital as a Maternal Fetal For such a large, prestigious hospital,
and I was working for KPMG and Medicine physician. Through his it is really a small, like-minded
we were having a company event. work there, he introduced me to the community that we are grateful to be
That evening, we both saw each Medical Center. part of.
other across the room and the rest
is history. We will be celebrating our Q. WHY DO YOU CHOOSE TO Q. WHAT MIGHT SOMEONE BE
10-year anniversary next year. SUPPORT OUR MISSION? SURPRISED TO KNOW ABOUT
EACH OF YOU?
Q. WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR Someone once said if you could
FAVORITE HOBBIES; WHAT DO invest in the stock market or you If you ask us where our favorite place
YOU DO WHEN YOU ARE NOT could invest in a child, what would to eat is – we both will say Taco Bell.
WORKING OR VOLUNTEERING you do? Hands down, it would be the
AT ARNOLD PALMER MEDICAL
I think it is hard to have hobbies
when you have two kids, 3 and 6,
running around. However, to spend
time with them, and do something
fun, I began taking tennis lessons
with my son, Sahil, and Neeraj
began taking golf lessons with him
as well – Sareena tags along for the
fun too. We didn’t expect it, but we
both enjoy the sports as much as our
kids, even though Sahil is probably
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MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTORS GIFTS | June 1 - July 31, 2017
An ideal way to celebrate the life of someone special is through a gift in their name. Not only does your gift honor
the individual, it also enables Orlando Health to carry on life-saving care for others.
Tribute(s) for Tribute(s) for Carol P. Janz Mr. and Mrs. Douglas L. Corrigan Tribute(s) for Arnold D. Palmer
Eugene D. Allemani Mrs. Katharine Crayton
Ms. Carol B. Wolff Mr. Theodore S. Danforth Mr. Doug Ayars Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald R. Clark Ms. Antoinette R. Darrow Mr. Robert S. Kline
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