St. Mary's Hospital for Children joins March of Dimes to highlight risk of premature birth


March of Dimes Prematurity Awareness Day on November 15th to feature St. Mary's

12:30-1:30 p.m.

St. Mary's Hospital, 29-01 216th Street, Bayside, Queens

Press Conference and Tour of Nursery – infants who still need care because of serious complications due to their prematurity.

FedEx "Operation Special Delivery" truck will make an "on-time delivery" of maternity and baby supplies.

Brief remarks from: Dr. Edwin Simpser, St. Mary's Chief Medical Officer; Dr. Burton Grebin, St. Mary's CEO,

Dr. Louis Sullivan, Prematurity Campaign chairman and former Secretary of HHS

Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes

A patient family from St. Mary's.

22 mothers and fathers of premature babies from across the nation will be present

Source: Eurekalert & others

Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
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