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    Gordon Clark Appointed to Scripps Health Board of Trustees

    San Diego – Gordon Clark of Carmel Valley has been appointed to the Scripps Health Board of Trustees, announced Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder. Clark has an accomplished record of building and managing businesses in a variety of industries. He currently serves as president and CEO ...

    • Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008
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    Scripps La Jolla Honors Therapy Dogs at Annual Holiday Party

    The volunteer services department of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla will host its annual Pet Therapy Party on Friday, Dec. 5 at 12 noon. The event is to further recognize the exceptional work provided by this select group of therapy dogs for the well-being of the patients as well as the ...

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    Scripps Health Launches Special Web Site for Mobile Devices

    San Diego – Scripps Health has launched a new version of its public Web site that is tailored for viewing on personal mobile communication devices, offering consumers a convenient way to access important health information while they’re on the go. Consumers who log on to on their ...

    • Monday, December 1st, 2008
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    New Sterilization Procedure Avoids Surgery

    The FDA recently approved Essure, a new procedure that gives women an alternative option for sterilization without surgery. It can be performed in an office or on an outpatient basis, and is more effective than tubal ligation in preventing pregnancy.

  • Scripps in the News

    Breast Cancer Survivor Leads Group to Complete 60-Mile Walk

    Cassandra Countryman, a 10-year breast cancer survivor, recently led a team of walkers to complete the Susan G. Komen Three-Day Breast Cancer Walk. She tells the San Diego Union Tribune that the 60-mile walk was “humbling” and “exhilarating” in the recent article Walk was ...

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    Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder, FACHE Receives Learning for Life’s Distinguished Citizen Award

    San Diego– Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder, FACHE received the 2008 Distinguished Citizen Award for his leadership and commitment to the community he serves from San Diego—Imperial Council’s Learning for Life and Exploring Division, an affiliate of the Boy Scouts of America. The ...

    • Monday, November 24th, 2008
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    Scripps Honored As Top San Diego Employer

    San Diego – Scripps Health has earned top honors for workplace excellence in San Diego County, receiving a Marble Award in the largest employer category of the 2008 Workplace Excellence Awards, presented by the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management. The Workplace Excellence Awards ...

    • Tuesday, November 18th, 2008
  • Scripps in the News

    Breast Cancer Survivor Raises Awareness and Organizes Support

    A San Diego Union Tribune article profiles Cassandra Countryman, who survived breast cancer 10 years ago and went on to form San Diego’s first African-American breast cancer support group. Breast cancer survivor tries to help others with the fight profiles Countryman’s work in the ...

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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Announces $50 Million Capital Campaign for Critical Care and Cancer Services

    San Diego – Scripps Mercy Hospital is launching Caring for the Future: The Campaign for Scripps Mercy Hospital as part of the largest modernization and expansion effort in the nonprofit hospital’s 118-year history. Scripps Mercy is the longest established hospital in San Diego and operates one of ...

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    Betty Knight Scripps to Chair 79th Annual Candlelight Ball

    San Diego – For the sixth consecutive year, philanthropist and newspaper heiress Betty Knight Scripps will serve as General Chairman of the 79th Annual Candlelight Ball, to benefit Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Through Mrs. Scripps’ outstanding generosity and leadership, the annual fundraising ...