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CornerStone Vol. 26, No.1, Spring/Summer 2016
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A Second Miracle for Allison
Revolutionary Heart Procedure Provides New Treatment for Sufferers of Aortic Valve Stenosis
WATCHMAN: A New Treatment Option for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Lifesaving Procedure and Wedding Bells for Patient with Rare Heart Condition
New, State-of-the-Art Trauma Center Opens
Committed to the Fight against Obesity
Empowered to Educate: Women with Heart Disease Fight Back
American Heart Association Awards Grant-in-Aid to NYU Winthrop Researchers
Diabetes Prevention Program: Motivating Local Residents to Change Their Lives
24th Annual Gala Raises More than $1,000,000
Celebrating Service and Philanthropy: Special Room Dedication Held for Esteemed Physician
Getting into the Spirit at NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids
Annual Golf Outing Benefits the CCFK
Bo Jackson Brings Special Memories
Gregg’s Wings Foundation Continues Support
CCFK Patients Rock at Seventh Annual Rock2Beat Pediatric Cancer
Local Kiwanis Club Continues Longtime Support
CCFK Crosses the Finish Line
A Cause to Celebrate Raises Nearly $115,000 for Child Life Program
Good for the Brain: Unique Art Expressions Group Brings Patients and Caregivers Together
A Family Tradition of Philanthropy
Unique Toilet Training Program Helps Youngsters ‘Go’
New Mural Brightens Walls and Lifts Spirits
New Chiropractic Collaboration Provides Coordinated Care for Patients
NYU Winthrop Nurses Earn Prestigious Magnet Recognition
New Member Elected to NYU Winthrop’s Board of Directors
New Electronic Medical Record Set to Go Live This Summer
Raising the Bar for Care with National Recognitions
Yuletide Ball Raises $207,000 for Child Life Program
A Bite of Hope for Pediatric Diabetes Patients
Celebrating a 23-Year Partnership
Amanda Styles Cirelli Foundation Supports NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids
Floreine J. NYU Winthrop’s Memory Honored with Tranquil Garden
Senator Martins Spreads Cheer Among Young Patients
Preventing Heat-Related Illness
NYU Winthrop Researchers Advocate for 9/11 First Responders Suffering from Debilitating Neurological Condition
A Special Evening of Tasting and Giving Supports Pediatric Patients

Amanda Styles Cirelli Foundation Supports NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids

Faith, hope and courage are words used to describe Amanda Styles Cirelli, a young woman who passed away at the age of 29 after a courageous fight with cancer. Amanda, known as Mandy, was a devoted teacher and aunt who loved children. The Amanda Styles Cirelli Foundation (ASCF) was estab- lished as a tribute to this remarkable young woman for a cause close to her heart – help- ing children. The ASCF honors Mandy’s memory by providing funding to pediatric cancer research and programs supporting pediatric cancer patients and their families, including NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids (CCFK). Recently, the ASCF and its friends visited the CCFK’s outpatient clinic with a very special donation: $20,000 earmarked for the Center’s Music Therapy program in support of a new patient music video, sound garden, instru- ments and other music-related needs. The ASCF also brought cheer to patients and families during their visit by funding a luncheon for all those receiving treatment that day.

Since 2008, the ASCF has shared in Mandy’s love for children by supporting the CCFK’s pediatric population, underwriting CCFK initiatives, including its Family Support and Music Therapy programs, as well as naming one of the Center’s treatment rooms in her honor.

For more information about the Amanda Styles Cirelli Foundation, visit www.ascfoundation.com. Learn more about NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids at www.winthrop.org/cck.

Representatives from the Amanda Styles Cirelli Foundation recently visited NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids to support the Center’s Music Therapy Program.