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  • News Releases

    Michael G. Bark of Scripps Health Earns Fellow Credential

    SAN DIEGO – Michael G. Bark, senior director of payer contracting at Scripps Health, has earned his fellow credential from The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The credential signifies board certification in the field of healthcare management. Fellowship status recognizes ACHE ...

    • Monday, June 9th, 2008
  • Scripps Tips- June 2008

    Amazing Stories of Survival Highlight Cancer Survivor’s Day Celebrations in June Cancer Survivor’s Day events will take place throughout June, and several San Diegans have amazing personal stories of courage, perseverance and compassion to share. For example: A Zimbabwe native who puts hundreds of ...

    • Friday, June 6th, 2008
  • News Releases

    Cancer Survivor’s Day Events Set at Scripps Memorial Hospital

    LA JOLLA – Scripps Cancer Center will host two free special events in La Jolla for cancer survivors, their families and the community at large as part of the 21st annual National Cancer Survivor’s Day celebrations in June. On Thursday, June 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Scripps Cancer Center will ...

  • Feature

    Meet William Stanton, M.D.

    Walk into Dr. William Stanton’s office and you immediately see that music is important to him: there’s the classical guitar on a stand in the room, along with guitar books, a glass guitar miniature, and various other guitar- and music-related items. Dr. Stanton, a medical oncologist at Scripps Mercy ...

  • News Releases

    NIH awards $20 million CTSA grant to Scripps Translational Science Institute

    SAN DIEGO – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today that Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has received a highly competitive $20 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). STSI is led by Eric J. Topol, M.D. and is a collaborative program between The ...

    • Thursday, May 29th, 2008
  • News Releases

    Toni Leichtag Makes Multi-Million Dollar Gift to Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

    (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has received a multi-million dollar gift from long-time friend and supporter Toni Leichtag. The gift of her Fairbanks Ranch property, valued at $3.8 million, is the single largest philanthropic donation in the non-profit hospital’s 44-year ...

  • News Releases

    17th Annual Spinoff Auction Raises $1 Million

    San Diego, CA – Guests at the 17th Annual Spinoff: Auction for Life, Journey of Healing, held on Thursday, May 8, 2008, bid on a lavish catalog of items that helped raise more than $1 million for Scripps Cancer Center, Stevens Division, on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. More than ...

    • Friday, May 23rd, 2008
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Health Statement Regarding Administrative Penalties

    For more than 80 years, Scripps has provided high quality health care for the people of San Diego. Each year, more than 400,000 patients trust us with their care. It is important for the public to understand that each of these incidents is self-reported by the hospitals involved. At Scripps, we ...

    • Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
  • News

    New Concerns About Colon Polyps?

    By Andrew Mayer, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla For years, we’ve stressed to patients the need to screen for colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women, with colonoscopy. A recent study regarding potentially cancerous flat lesions within the colon emphasizes ...

  • News Releases

    Gift Helps Support the Expansion of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine

    Ruth Westreich is passionate about life. The prominent local artist and philanthropist supports a variety of non-profit organizations in the community, including Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. As president of The Westreich Foundation, she says she is committed to the growth of Scripps ...

    • Friday, May 16th, 2008