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Saint Peter’s Auxiliary donates $67,000 to fund programs at The Breast Center

Release date: 6/6/2014

Saint Peter’s Auxiliary donates $67,000 to fund programs at The Breast Center


Saint Peter's Auxiliary Donates 67,000 to Breast Center NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.: The Saint Peter’s University Hospital Auxiliary has donated $67,000 in support of The Breast Center at Saint Peter’s. The money was raised at the auxiliary’s Spring Fashion Show. Susan McManus, MD, director of The Breast Center, is shown accepting the donation from Jennifer Marotto, chair of the 2014 fashion show, Patricia Burke, auxiliary president, and James Choma, executive director of the Saint Peter’s Foundation. The auxiliary has raised more than $300,000 in support of The Breast Center at Saint Peter’s since 2009. Those monies have helped launch a patient navigator program and fund the purchase of state-of-the-art breast imaging equipment. Marotto is a resident of Spotswood, Burke resides in North Brunswick, McManus lives in Morristown, and Choma hails from Plainfield.    

 

 

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Saint Peter’s University Hospital is a 478-bed acute-care teaching hospital sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen. Saint Peter’s is a state-designated children’s hospital and a regional perinatal center, and is a regional specialist in geriatrics, oncology, orthopedics, women’s services, and ambulatory care. The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital provides families with access to a full range of pediatric specialties, including pediatric cardiology through its affiliation with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Saint Peter’s is a sponsor of residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and internal medicine and is an academic affiliate of Drexel University College of Medicine. Saint Peter’s also sponsors residency programs in radiology and orthopedic surgery. Visit www.saintpetershcs.com for more information. 

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