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Kickoff for Winter Design Show illustrates eager anticipation

Kickoff for Winter Design Show illustrates eager anticipation

The lobby of the Borowy Tower at Baptist Hospital Downtown played host to the preview kickoff of the 2022 Winter Design Show, formerly known by many as the Art & Antiques Show. The new format will be fashion and design forward, with the debut event set to showcase the best of what Jacksonville’s neighborhoods have […]

Joe Barrow takes the governance helm of Baptist Health

Joe Barrow takes the governance helm of Baptist Health

He’s not your average Joe Baptist Health has named Joe Louis Barrow Jr. as chair of the system board of directors for the next two years. He began his service on the Baptist Health board nearly two decades ago, filling a variety of leadership roles. He is also a member of the inaugural board of […]

YMCA Giving Tree Gala honors Hugh Greene with 2022 Community Impact

YMCA Giving Tree Gala honors Hugh Greene with 2022 Community Impact

The Winston Family YMCA hosted its annual Giving Tree Gala on March 26 to recognize Hugh Greene, honoree and recipient of the W.W. “Bill” Gay Community Impact Award. The event remembers and celebrates contributions of Gay and the nonprofit’s donors. Greene, who served as president and CEO of Baptist Health for nearly two decades, was […]

Big night for Borowy Family, children’s health in the region

Big night for Borowy Family, children’s health in the region

Baptist Health, Wolfson Children’s Hospital celebrate donors With its five floors of dedicated intensive care for the region’s children, the Borowy Family Children’s Critical Care Tower was officially opened, April 4. The following evening, the patrons opening welcomed guests from across the region, as the area’s top donors and their families were present to raise […]

The Women’s Board turns 50

The Women’s Board turns 50

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital is celebrating 50 years of philanthropy and fundraising this year. Michael Aubin, FACHE, Wolfson Children’s Hospital president and Baptist Health Foundation chief philanthropy officer, said the Women’s Board is an organization unlike anything he’d ever experienced prior to arriving at Wolfson. Throughout its 50 years, the board has […]

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Jacksonville raises $275,000

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Jacksonville raises $275,000

More than 800 people gathered on Dec. 4 at the University of North Florida for Walk to End Alzheimer’s Jacksonville, presented by Baptist Health. They raised $275,000 to fund care and support programs from the Alzheimer’s Association and research for treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.  “My mother largely cared for my father who had […]

Jacksonville Community Rallies Behind Fitz Opie

Jacksonville Community Rallies Behind Fitz Opie

At first, local suit maker Fitz Opie thought the sore on his foot was just an annoying callus. But when it refused to heal and the pain became unbearable, he decided to have it checked out at Baptist Health emergency room. Little did Opie know the “annoying callus,” would turn out to be a life […]

Baptist Health heart specialist performs groundbreaking procedure

Baptist Health heart specialist performs groundbreaking procedure

Cardiologist Salil Patel has performed the first procedure in Northeast Florida using Boston Scientific’s Synergy Megatron stent during a recent coronary procedure to eliminate blockages in patient Saundra Martin’s heart. The Synergy Megatron stent is the first to be purpose-built for large, proximal vessels – those that are closest to the aorta, the main artery […]

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