Holzer recently recognized its graduating medical students. Students and attendees enjoyed dinner and an awards ceremony in the Davis Family Education and Conference Center at Holzer Gallipolis. Holzer 2017 Medical School Graduates include Jennifer Hatfield, Internal Medicine, Andrea Merry, Pediatrics, Leslee Rice, Family Medicine, Adrienne Roarke, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Jennifer Smith, Intern Year, and Morgan Werry, Family Medicine. Students are from the Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine (OUHCOM), Athens, Ohio and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM), Charleston, West Virginia.
Commendations from the OUHCOM students were awarded to several Holzer providers. Presenting awards to the Holzer staff on behalf of the OUHCOM was Dr. Lois Bosley, Family Practice, Holzer Health System. Recognitions included:
Outstanding Faculty Award for Primary Care – Dr. Nabil Fahmy, Internal Medicine
Outstanding Award for Graduate Medical Education – Dr. Joshua Bryant, Family Practice Resident
Outstanding Faculty Award for Specialty Medicine – Dr. Laurel Kirkhart, OB/Gyn
Outstanding Faculty Award for Family Medicine – Dr. Brian Still, Family Practice
Inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society were Jordan Browning and Jason Rodriguez, both third year medical students from OUHCOM.
Residents also presented awards to outstanding preceptors/staff. Among those recognized were Dr. Nabil Fahmy, Dr. Laurel Kirkhart, Dr. Phil Long, and Bonnie Arnold, RN. On behalf of the students, Dr. Ben Jaderholm presented awards to the chosen staff members.
Left: Outstanding Award for Graduate Medical Education Award was presented to Dr. Joshua Bryant, Resident, at right, by Dr. Lois Bosley, OUHCOM Assistant Dean.
On right: shown pictured left to right: Dr. Christopher Marazon, Holzer Residency Program Director, Leslee Rice, Jennifer Smith, Jennifer Hatfield, Morgan Werry, and Dr. Lois Bosley, OUHCOM Assistant Dean.
The French Art Colony’s Riverby Theatre Guild invites local audiences to enjoy their performances of, “Charlotte’s Web”, based on the beloved children’s literature classic by E.B.White, performing this weekend at the University of Rio Grande's Performing Arts Center Auditorium, in Rio Grande, Ohio. The play, by Joseph Robinette, is directed by Betsy Willet, and is cast with local youth and adult actors.
Showtimes for the barnyard adventure story are Saturday, May 13, at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 14, at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students. Reservations can be made by calling The French art Colony, at 740-446-3834.
A special sensory friendly performance, designed for families with children identifying on the Autism spectrum will be presented on Friday, May 12, at 7:00 p.m. The sensory friendly performance is free of charge, and will include less sensory stimulation, such as more uniform sound and light levels. The French Art Colony’s Riverby Theatre Guild has participated in special training from VSA Ohio to better serve the community with inclusive programming.
For more information on “Charlotte’s Web” performances, or any Riverby Theatre Guild or French Art Colony program, call The French Art Colony, at 740-446-3834. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with State tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.
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Holzer Health System will host the Walk With a Doc walking program on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 11 a.m. to Noon. Walkers will enjoy a refreshing walk that begins at the Holzer Therapy and Wellness Center, located at 735 Second Avenue, Gallipolis, Ohio, and continue around the Gallipolis City Park. The walk will feature Renuka Kandula, MD, Internal Medicine, and other healthcare professionals, who will provide support to the walkers and answer questions during the walk.
Walk With a Doc is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.
Holzer encourages anyone in the community to join the walk. This is a FREE program and pre-registration is not required. Future walks are planned for every other weekend beginning April 22, and will be announced via the Walk with a Doc website, www.walkwithadoc.org, as well as at www.holzer.org and Holzer’s social media channels.