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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

A Family Tradition of Philanthropy

The Naidu family believes strongly in philanthropy, and in NYU Winthrop Hospital . So when Srihari S. Naidu, MD, Director, Cardiac Cath Lab, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program and HCM Center at NYU Winthrop, asked his father, Sriram Naidu, also a physician, to partner with him supporting NYU Winthrop in the creation of its new Research and Academic Center, the latter did not hesitate. The NYU Winthrop community gathered with the Naidu family recently for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the vast capabilities of the Naidu Family Multi Purpose Room.

“NYU Winthrop is an amazing place,” said Dr. Srihari Naidu, who has worked at the Hospital for nearly a decade. “I have a lot to be thankful for, and it’s important to do every- thing you can for your family and your institution.” His father, while not an employ- ee of the Hospital, has a relationship with NYU Winthrop that dates back 30 years, when NYU Winthrop was Nassau Hospital.

The Naidu Family Multi Purpose Room, located on the ground floor of the state-of-the-science Center, was designed to be a flexible classroom, meeting and innovative gathering space for the Hospital and community. Along with their belief in philanthropy, the Naidu family’s history in medicine inspired them to select the vital functions of this room for their support.

“The Naidu Family Multi Purpose

Room is an integral part of the Research and Academic Center, and serves as a foundation for breakthrough research and scientific accomplishment,” said John F. Collins, President and CEO of NYU Winthrop. “Thank you for your continuous effort in research and spreading the word that NYU Winthrop is serious about finding a cure for diabetes.”

The outpouring of support at the cele- bration was a reflection of the Naidu family’s deep history with the Hospital and included family, close friends, colleagues, former patients, Hospital Administration and other members of the NYU Winthrop community.

“The Naidus are a special family focused on clinical care and academics, who take pride in research. Their gift to the Research and Academic Center is deeply appreciated,” said E. Ramone Segree, Vice President of Development. For more information about NYU Winthrop’s Research and Academic Center and ways to give, call 1-866-WINTHROP or visit www.winthrop.org.

The NYU Winthrop community celebrates the dedication of the Naidu Family Multi Purpose Room. Pictured (l.-r.) are E. Ramone Segree, Vice President of Development; John F. Collins, President and CEO; Sriram Naidu, MD; Srilata Naidu, MD; Saraswathi Naidu, MD; and Srihari S. Naidu, MD, Director, Cardiac Cath Lab, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program and HCM Center at NYU Winthrop.