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2014-03-17 23:26:42

Founder of the Grossman Burn Center Transformed Surgical Burn Care West Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Dr. A. Richard Grossman, the founder of the Grossman Burn Center, died peacefully of natural causes on Thursday, March 13 at his home Thousand Oaks, CA. Dr. Grossman was 81 years old. In 1958, a devastating fire destroyed an elementary school in Chicago. The victims were taken to Cook County Hospital where Dr. Grossman was the Emergency Room resident on duty. 93 children and four...

2014-03-02 23:02:03

Psychological support is extremely important for the emotional wellbeing of children recovering from burn injuries. West Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 The Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center will held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly renovated and redesigned therapeutic Playroom. The Playroom is an important resource for psychological rehabilitation of pediatric burn survivors. The renovations were funded by a donation from the Children’s Burn...

2013-12-02 23:26:52

Over 100 Burn Survivors and Their Families to Gather at Fire Station #84 in Woodland Hills to Celebrate Their Triumph Over Adversity and to Show Their Appreciation for Local Firefighters and First Responders West Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Doctors, staff, and former patients of the Grossman Burn Center (“GBC”) will recognize the extraordinary courage and selflessness of firefighters and other emergency first responders at GBC’s annual Burn Survivors Holiday Reunion. Themed,...

2012-01-27 07:37:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Health Care dedicated a new Acute Burn and Wound Unit yesterday and honored its longstanding partnership with North Carolina's electric cooperatives, whose support made the new unit possible. "We're proud of our decades-long tradition of support for the Burn Center, which is recognized as one of the best comprehensive burn centers in the world," said Dale Lambert, CEO of...

2010-05-10 15:30:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power CEO Mike Garrett joins Grady Health System officials for the unveiling of the newly renovated Grady Memorial Hospital Burn Center on Tuesday, May 11, at 10 a.m. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100315/CL70312LOGO ) "Georgia Power and the Southern Company played a key role in making the project a reality," said Grady Health Foundation President Lisa Borders. "This state-of-the-art facility will aid our doctors and nurses in...