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    Scripps Genomic Conference Set Feb. 27-28; J. Craig Venter to Keynote

    San Diego – Scripps Genomic Medicine, in collaboration with the J. Craig Venter Institute, will present a special educational conference exploring the latest achievements and challenges in the field of genomics Feb. 27-28, 2009 in San Diego. J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., will deliver the program’s keynote ...

    • Monday, December 8th, 2008
  • Feature

    From Boardroom to Ballroom, Betty Knight Scripps Exemplifies Success

    Mention the name “Scripps” in San Diego and you’ll immediately bring to mind distinguished hospitals, newspaper publishing, research institutions, a wealth of successful business and professional endeavors – and a generous and far-reaching philanthropic spirit. In San Diego, perhaps no one ...

    • Monday, December 8th, 2008
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Encinitas Proposal Expands Services to the Community

    Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has finalized its plans for expanding medical services. A recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune takes a look at the proposal, and examines the stated need for more emergency and inpatient care resources in the North County community. Read Hospital proposes ...

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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
  • News

    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 www.scripps.org on their ...

    • Monday, December 1st, 2008
  • News

    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