Impact Stories

Meet Heike Bucken BSN, RNC, CLC, Clinical Coordinator, NICU at SMH

SPRING 2021 Heike Bucken came to SMH from Germany 36 years ago, and she’s been here ever since. She started…
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Meet David Patterson, Associate Chief Nursing Officer–Cardiovascular and Surgical Services at SMH

WINTER 2021 Nursing wasn’t on David Patterson’s radar from the beginning. He graduated from high school and went straight into…
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Wondering What a Gift to the Healthcare Foundation Can Do?
Ask a Stroke Patient.

Kati had a stroke at her gym. At the time, she couldn’t talk but she could think. She worried that…
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Wondering What a Gift to the Healthcare Foundation Can Do?
Ask a Trauma Patient.

A car crash changed high school athlete Jaelen’s life, forever. He endured life-threatening injuries requiring 17 surgeries and countless months…
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Helping Establish a Genetic Counseling Program at SMH

FALL 2020 Genes play an important role in the development, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. They can increase a person’s…
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Expanding SMH’s Oncology Nurse Navigation Program

WINTER 2020 Getting diagnosed with cancer can be a frightening and overwhelming experience. Thanks to a $680,540 grant from Charles…
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