Latest Grossman Burn Center Stories

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...

2014-02-02 23:02:29

Scald Injury Prevention Campaign Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities. Burn Awareness Week, celebrated early in the year, is an excellent opportunity to “kick off” a year full of burn awareness education. West Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Scalds - A Burning Issue Scald injuries are painful...

2013-12-04 23:29:16

The “Grossman Burn Center at Research Medical Center” is the first in the Midwest. Los Angele, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Grossman Burn Center (“GBC”) at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO held its official opening ceremony today, and will begin accepting patients immediately. The center, which is GBC’s first facility in the Midwest, expands the company’s existing network of facilities in California and Arizona, and is its second collaboration with the Hospital...

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,...

2013-06-28 23:03:40

Take all necessary safety measures to have a burn safe summer. West Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Fire and burn injuries do not take a summer vacation, nor do they discriminate. The recreational activities we all enjoy carry with them some of the summers’ hottest dangers. If you don’t know what to watch out for, you just might get injured or burned! The pleasure of family reunions, picnics, traveling, sunbathing and boating, can all come to a sudden end, unless we protect ourselves...

2010-01-11 20:00:00

NEWPORT COAST, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM) today announced the donation of a Fraxel re:store laser system to the Grossman Burn Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Grossman Burn Center, a worldwide leader in innovative treatment and care for burn patients and their families. The Fraxel re:store system will be used to reduce the appearance of scarring caused by traumatic thermal damage. "Solta Medical is pleased to donate a Fraxel...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.