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

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