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  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps' Eric Topol Named Chief Medical Advisor for AT&T

    AT&T has appointed Eric Topol, MD, its chief medical advisor as part of the global telecommunication company’s effort to move into the fast-emerging health care information technology sector. Dr. Topol is a cardiologist and chief academic officer of Scripps Health who also directs the ...

    • Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Ranked as a Top Company for Executive Women

    Scripps Health has been named one of the “Top 10 Non-Profit Companies for Executive Women” for 2014 by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). The list recognizes organizations whose policies and practices encourage women’s advancement and whose numbers at the highest ...

    • Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    How to Show Your Heart Some Love

    Celebrate all that your heart does for you during national heart month. Whether you embrace a low-fat diet, take a brisk walk or spend some quality time with the ones you love, you’ll be on the right path to keeping your heart healthy. Find tips in the infographic below to help you live a ...

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    Scripps Study Participant Enters White House Film Contest

    When the White House asked students from across the country to submit short films about the power of technology in schools, La Jolla teen Lilly Grossman eagerly answered the call. Lilly, 16, who attends La Jolla High School, is a participant in a Scripps Translational Science Institute study that ...

    • Thursday, January 30th, 2014
  • News Releases

    Dr. Judy Churchill Named Chairman of Scripps Health Board of Trustees

    Judy Churchill, Ph.D., has been named chairman of the Scripps Health board of trustees. Dr. Churchill, a retired Scripps clinical psychologist, has served on the Scripps board since 2008. “Dr. Churchill’s extensive tenure with Scripps, her proven leadership, and her deep knowledge of the community ...

    • Monday, January 27th, 2014
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Study Participant Featured in Los Angeles Times Article

    Lilly Grossman isn’t all that different from other 16-year-old girls. She studies hard to maintain her honors student status at La Jolla High. She’s a voracious user of text messaging and online social networks for staying connected to her friends. And she’s starting to explore ...

    • Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
  • News Releases

    Scripps Hospitals Restrict Visitation to Protect Against Flu

    In an effort to protect patients and staff from the flu, Scripps Health is putting in place a number of interim visitor restrictions at its five hospital campuses in San Diego County. “With cases of H1N1 influenza rising quickly in the area, we are taking precautionary measures to limit the risk of ...

  • News Releases

    Mercy Ball Fundraiser Set for March 8

    The 43rd Annual Mercy Ball will be held on Saturday, March 8, at 6 p.m. at the Grand Del Mar. Featuring delicious cuisine, live music by Wayne Foster Entertainment and a high-energy live auction, the fundraising gala will benefit maternal and child health services at Scripps Mercy Hospital’s ...

  • News Releases

    American College of Healthcare Execs. Bestows Highest Honor on Scripps CEO

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder will be honored by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) with a Gold Medal Award at the opening session of the ACHE’s 57th Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago on March 24. Van Gorder, a Fellow of the American College of ...

    • Monday, January 20th, 2014
  • Scripps in the News

    Surging Flu Levels Crowding San Diego County Hospitals

    With cases of influenza surging across San Diego County, hospitals are seeing a rise in emergency room patients with flu-like symptoms, and hospital beds are filling up with people suffering from severe cases of the seasonal illness. The virulent H1N1 strain of the virus is more prevalent this year, ...