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Annual UMC Gala Raises $315,000 For Burn Center The 2014 UMC Gala, held on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center, far exceeded its $250,000 fundraising goal by bringing in $315,000 for the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center. Honored guest, Hunter Hardaway, center, accepted the check along with Drs. John Griswold and Sharmila Dissanaike. Hunter is a volunteer firefighter who was burned while battling a wildfire in 2012 and was treated at UMC. A special thanks goes to the businesses and individuals whose generosity to UMC supports patients like Hunter.
International Medical Mission 10 year old Thien was diagnosed with a neurofibromatosis NF1 tumor of his left eye and face. Thien’s case was brought to the UMC Foundation and he and his family were able to come from Vietnam to UMC where a team of physicians operated successfully and were able to remove 90% of the tumor, reconstruct the orbital bone and restore Thien’s vision. Learn More
Ribbon-Cutting Celebrates UMC’s Burn Center Expansion On March 6th, UMC celebrated the expansion of the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center. The expanded Burn Center at UMC is home to four new patient suites, a spacious family waiting room, enhanced teaching facilities and renovated therapeutic areas. This initial phase of the renovation project, was made possible through a gift from lifetime philanthropist F. Marie Hall. As a native West Texan and daughter of a rural physician, Miss Hall understands the need for a state-of-the-art, comprehensive burn center in our region. Her gift to UMC will benefit families from our region for many generations to come.
2014 KLLL Children's Miracle Network Radiothon 36 Hours of Miracles was the theme for the 2014 KLLL City Bank CMN Radiothon held on February 26th and 27th at the South Plains Mall. It ended with a total of $171,554 raised, but donations continue to come in. Currently the total is over $173,000! We want to thank everyone that helped make this event a great success!
Pediatric Pharmacy Grand Opening The UMC Pediatric Satellite Pharmacy held its grand opening on February 12, 2014 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This specialized pharmacy was created in order to provide a safer and more efficient delivery of prescribed medications to its pediatric patients. The UMC Pediatric Pharmacy is staffed with specialized practitioners who are educated specifically with pediatric drug information. A special thank you to the UMC team in providing services that help improve the care we provide for our children and the Ritchie family for their generous donation that funded the construction of the Pediatric Pharmacy.
UMC Southwest Cancer Center Awarded by ACCC The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) awarded the UMC Southwest Cancer Center on Thursday, October 4 with an “Innovator Award” for the creation and implementation of it’s Patient and Employee Advisory Committees. Read the full write up in the ACCC’s October 5 ACCConnect Publication on page two.

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