Items Tagged ‘Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center’

Unexpected Friends

January 8, 2020

Unexpected Friends

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“I was on the fourth floor for three months waiting for my lung transplant,” recalls Carolene Newton-Mosley, a patient at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Carolene had pulmonary fibrosis and made an unexpected group of friends. “I had the window, and I could see a UCLA Fraternity. One of my nurses knew someone at the […]

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Singing to Bring Smiles

December 20, 2019

Singing to Bring Smiles

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“Petting the dogs is very, very therapeutic,” explains Lindsay Kim, a registered nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Dogs Making a Difference

December 20, 2019

Dogs Making a Difference

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“We’re not curing cancer, but I know we’ve made a difference,” believes Anna Liau, a People-Animal Connection (PAC) volunteer.

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Bringing Smiles to Patients

December 20, 2019

Bringing Smiles to Patients

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“The dogs always make her smile,” reveals Lisa Salgado, mother of 26-year-old Maria Salgado. Christmas carol singing People-Animal Connection volunteers visited the Salgado family at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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'Thank You'

December 20, 2019

‘Thank You’

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“People singing and bringing the dogs makes me so happy,” confesses Yacoob Madha, a patient at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Transformative Time Singing Carols

December 20, 2019

Transformative Time Singing Carols

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“We sang Christmas carols with dogs, and it was really transformative,” reflects Luke Apodaca, a UCLA College of Letters and Sciences student who volunteered to help the People-Animal Connection (PAC) dog teams at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “We are a community service-based a cappella group, so we don’t compete. We, personally, find that our […]

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Donating Blood Truly is Life Saving

December 12, 2019

Donating Blood Truly is Life Saving

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“Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is a level one trauma center, which means we are tasked with maintaining and safeguarding a blood supply

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Tags: blood donation, blood donors, featured, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, trauma center


Nurses visit Capitol Hill to advocate for bills to improve health care for people with cancer

December 3, 2019

Nurses visit Capitol Hill to advocate for bills to improve health care for people with cancer

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Two hematology and oncology nurses from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center traveled to Capitol Hill this summer to advocate for several bills intended to improve health care services for people with cancer. Michelle Santizo, RN, PHN, MSN, and Samara Lucas, BSN, RN, met with staff members at the offices of California senators Kamala Harris and […]

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Tags: Advocacy, hematology, oncology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Send a personalized greeting card

December 3, 2019

Send a personalized greeting card

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A new — and free — greeting card service gives patients’ loved ones another way to show how much they care. Users can go online and browse cards by category, customize the message and choose to have the greeting card either emailed or printed and hand-delivered to the patient. Card categories express various sentiments, including […]

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Tags: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Care Extenders, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


September 19, 2019

Marijuana as Medicine?

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“My talk today is titled ‘Weeding Out Fact From Fiction’,” tells Jennifer Tsui, a clinical pharmacist at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

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Tags: cannabis, featured, pharmacist, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, transplant