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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 Special Evening of Tasting and Giving Supports Pediatric Patients

NYU Winthrop staff members(l.-r.)Joseph Stambouly, MD, Gloria Petralia and Lisa Malikin at the Michael Magro Foundation’s 11th Annual Evening of Tasting and Giving.

Great food and great company were the highlights of The Michael Magro Foundation’s 11th Annual “Evening of Tasting and Giving.” The event raises funds to benefit the Cancer Center for Kids and The Children’s Medical CenteratWinthrop,aswellasotherlocalfacilities.

The Michael Magro Foundation, founded by Paul and Terrie Magro in honor of their son Michael, has been a champion for NYU Winthrop and its pediatric patients for many years. Their continued support of NYU Winthrop is generated in many ways, including this highly anticipated annual fundraiser that gives attendees the opportunity to enjoy delicious tastings from top local restaurants, bakeries, wineries and breweries, while enjoying the company of great friends.

According to Terrie and Paul Magro, the annual Evening of Tasting and Giving would not be possible without the help of their partners.

“It takes a village,” they said. “The volunteers, donors, and all of the restaurants, bak- eries, wineries, and breweries who participate – they’re the ones who deserve all the credit. It’s the people behind the scenes that make a night like this flawless and at the end of the day, all of the dollars add up in order to make a child smile. It’s amazing.”