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CornerStone Vol. 22, No. 3 Winter 2012
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Beating the Odds: Two Women Fight Heart Disease
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano Recognizes NYU Winthrop for its Dedication
Patients Get Their Lives Back via NYU Winthrop’s Movement Disorders Program
The Gift of Sight Restored
NYU Winthrop’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: A Breath of Fresh Air for Pulmonary Patients
NYU Winthrop Named to List of Nation’s “100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs”
NYU Winthrop’s Home Health Agency Named to the Top 500 of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™
Caring for Mind, Body & Spirit
Bereavement Support for Those Who are Grieving and Healing
NYU Winthrop Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Integrating Technology into Diabetes Education
Clinical Trials at NYU Winthrop
The Big Easy Exceeds $1,000,000 Milestone for NYU Winthrop
Local Artists Bring Splashes of Hope to NYU Winthrop
Yuletide Ball Raises Over $200,000 for NYU Winthrop’s Child Life Program
Evening of Tasting and Giving Raises Funds for Pediatric Patients
Cancer Center for Kids Benefits from Generous Hess Corporate Grant
Gregg’s Wings Golf Outing Scores Hole-in-One for NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids
10th Annual Celebration of Life
Hurricane Sandy Volunteer Receives Treatment at NYU Winthrop
Helping Those in Need
Quilters Bring a “Touch of Comfort” to Patients
Support for Hurricane Sandy Victims
Senator Fuschillo “Extends the Holidays”
McCann Endoscopy Center at NYU Winthrop Receives Generous Donation
Kiwanis Club Supports Child Life Program
NYU Winthrop Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Research Institute

McCann Endoscopy Center at NYU Winthrop Receives Generous Donation

Committed to providing the best care possible to patients with digestive disorders, The McCann Endoscopy Center at NYU Winthrop Hospital is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment and an experienced team of physicians and staff who perform a full range of endoscopic gastrointestinal procedures.

Thanks to the generosity of Manhasset resident Jim McCann, President and CEO of 1-800-FLOWERS.

COM, Inc. and member of NYU Winthrop’s Board of Directors, and The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation – a nonprofit organization that is devoted to promoting tolerance throughout the world, proliferation of the arts and advocacy for people who need help – a recent donation in the amount of $10,000 will help expand the Center’s advanced gastro intestinal endoscopy program.

mccann endoscopy center recieves donation(L.-R.) Stavros Stavropoulos, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Advanced Endoscopy Program at NYU Winthrop; John F. Collins, President & CEO of NYU Winthrop Hospital ; Peter J. Klein, CFA, Senior Vice President at UBS Financial Services in Melville and President of the Huntington-based Claire Friedlander Family Foundation; James Grendell, MD, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and Director of the Center for Pancreatic Diseases at NYU Winthrop; and NYU Winthrop Board Member Jim McCann, President and CEO of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.

“We deeply appreciate the generosity of Mr. McCann and The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation. Their philanthropic support enables The McCann Endoscopy Center to continue to offer patients state-of-the-art diagnostics coupled with minimally invasive interventions, performed by some of the world’s leading experts in the field,” said John F. Collins, President and CEO of NYU Winthrop.

“We are delighted to continue to support The McCann Endoscopy Center at NYU Winthrop- University Hospital,” said Mr. McCann.

“Under the guidance of expert gastro - enterologists and with the support of organizations such as The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, the Center will continue to make a lasting impact on the lives of countless patients in our local communities.”

The McCann Endoscopy Center at NYU Winthrop, which opened in 2005 thanks to the support of Mr. McCann and his wife, Marylou, features six procedure rooms, 13 recovery stations, a two-bed prep and recovery area exclusively for children, a nursing station dedicated to Endoscopy Center patients, and a patient changing and locker room.

The facility is equipped with advanced technology to perform endoscopic ultrasound, a state-of-the-art technique that combines endoscopy and ultrasound to permit visualization of the pancreas and other deep-seated organs, as well as the diagnosis and staging of lung and gastro intestinal tumors.

For more information about The McCann Endoscopy Center at NYU Winthrop, visit or call 1-866-WINTHROP.