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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital is accepting applications for its Teen Age Group Service (TAGS). The TAGS program provides teens volunteer opportunities at the hospital. Current high school students and eighth graders who will enter high school in the fall of 2018 are encouraged to apply. Every day, Northwestern Medicine...
Experience how music can bring cultures together at the seventh annual benefit concert, Transformation Through Rhythm. The event, presented at 2 pm on Sunday, April 8, at the DeKalb High School Auditorium, benefits Northwestern Medicine Hospice DeKalb’s Music Therapy Program and its sister hospice, Knysna Sedgefield Hospice, in South...
The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships for DeKalb County residents pursuing healthcare studies, including nursing, radiology, pre-med, medical, and ancillary health services professions. Applicants must meet one of the following criteria to eligible: (1) legal address in DeKalb County, (2) immediate family member employed by Northwestern...
Surprising finding offers new insights into cell function Rare discovery about cell function could offer new understanding on aging Findings have important implications for many diseases, including Parkinson's and cancer Novel insights into mitochondria and lysosomes open up new areas of research Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that two key...
Northwestern Medicine Physical Therapy Sandwich, currently located at 1 East County Line Road, is moving to the Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital medical office building, 1310 N. Main Street, Suite 202, Sandwich. Appointments begin at the new location on Wednesday, January 3. Northwestern Medicine Physical Therapy Sandwich is proud to...
The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Cancer Center is now offering an advanced tool for diagnosing recurrent prostate cancer that is typically only found in much larger, academic medical centers. Axumin™ is a diagnostic agent for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging. The injectable agent can identify recurrences of cancer throughout the...
National Rural Health Day, celebrated on Thursday, November 16, is an opportunity to highlight the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face – and showcase the efforts of rural healthcare providers to address those challenges. For over 70 years, Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital has provided emergency care and...
A $1.5 million donation from the KishHealth Foundation, part of Northwestern Medicine, will accelerate the expansion of Northwestern Medicine’s nationally-ranked heart program to the greater DeKalb region. The funds will support the purchase of advanced cardiac equipment, educational programs, and a state-of-the-art teleconferencing center at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital. “This...
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Cancer Center welcomes Hematologist and Medical Oncologist Faisal Saghir, MD. Dr. Saghir’s clinical interests include the treatment of breast and lung cancers and hematological disorders. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine. “I believe in...
Join S. Kathleen Bandt, MD, Northwestern Medicine Epilepsy Surgeon, as she presents an overview of current treatment options for medication-resistant epilepsy, discusses the indications for each option, and reviews the quality of life benefits from surgery for epilepsy. The complimentary community wellness program will be held from 5:30 p.m....
The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $12,000 in healthcare career scholarships to deserving students in the area. The following students received scholarships: · Margaret Fraser, Occupational Therapy, Newark · Blair Wright, Medicine, Sandwich · Ashley Martinez, Nursing, Plano · Victoria Gregory, Nursing, Sandwich · Caitlyn Jess, Nursing, Earlville · Stephanie Shields, Nursing,...
The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary will hold its Annual Meeting and Fall Luncheon on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the St. John’s Lutheran Church, 235 S. Green St., Somonauk, IL. The day will begin with the annual meeting at 11 a.m., followed by Volunteer...