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Falls to Go Blue for colorectal cancer awareness

Feb 26, 2015

The scenic cataracts of Niagara Falls will be lit up in blue March 1-7 to support “Go Blue,” a state and national effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.Colorectal cancer - cancer that begins in... [ learn more ]

Celebrity chefs to face off today for healthy hearts

Feb 19, 2015

When is delicious pizza good pizza for your heart? When two of Niagara’s best known chefs decide to put their hearts into making it that way. Hell’s Kitchen finalist Chef Bobby Anderson will face off against Tenth Street Café Executive Chef... [ learn more ]

Project to bring new look, upgrades to Schoellkopf Health Center

Feb 11, 2015

The Schoellkopf Health Center is getting an extreme makeover. Work began this week on a $1.5 million renovation project that will see the 120-bed facility receive new lighting, flooring and wall coverings throughout its hallways. Each resident’s private room will receive... [ learn more ]

Roswell Park physician to keynote Black History Celebration

Feb 06, 2015

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host its Eighth Annual Black History Celebration on Friday, Feb. 13 in the Medical Center Auditorium, 621 Tenth St., Niagara Falls. A presentation by Memorial and the Roswell Park Office of Cancer Disparities will begin... [ learn more ]

Cancer Services Program provides free cancer screenings to the uninsured

Jan 22, 2015

The Niagara County Cancer Services program is now scheduling breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening for eligible uninsured residents. A service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, the program works with other Niagara County hospitals,... [ learn more ]

The New Memorial: Embracing positive change for a healthier community

Jan 19, 2015

By Joseph A. Ruffolo, President & CEO The New Memorial embraced positive change on several fronts in 2014 with the achievement of several significant milestones designed to position us for... [ learn more ]

Memorial, Niagara University dedicate new Tenth Street Cafe

Jan 15, 2015

Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min, and Memorial Medical Center President & CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo today celebrated a unique partnership between the two cornerstones of the community with the dedication and blessing of the new... [ learn more ]

Oishei Foundation awards challenge grant for new Golisano Center

Jan 08, 2015

The John R. Oishei Foundation has awarded a $250,000 challenge grant to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in support of Memorial’s new Golisano Center for Community Health. The grant is conditioned on the Memorial Medical Center Foundation raising a matching amount. The... [ learn more ]

2015 Premier to honor Seneca President Snyder, Dr. Ko

Oct 10, 2014

The president of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the medical director for Adult Behavioral Health Services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will be honored at The 2015 Premier, Memorial’s annual dinner gala. The event will be held Saturday, Jan.... [ learn more ]

Jacobs awarded Sass Scholarship

Oct 06, 2014

Taraneh Jacobs has been awarded the 2014 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Scholarship. Named in honor of Dr. and Mrs. William O. Sass, the scholarship is awarded annually to... [ learn more ]

DePaul-Memorial supportive housing partnership will support new Golisano Center for Community Health

Sep 24, 2014

Living Opportunities of DePaul, Inc., has been awarded a renewable $400,000 annual New York State Department of Health grant to provide supported housing for 40 people who receive care management services from the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Health Home. The... [ learn more ]

Tom Golisano Makes Gift of $3.5 Million for center to serve people with special needs

Sep 16, 2014

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has received a $3.5 million gift, the largest in its history, from businessman and philanthropist Tom Golisano to support construction of an... [ learn more ]

Memorial announces co-chairs for The 2015 Premier

Sep 11, 2014

Christin and Dr. Venkat Kolli and Gary and Francine Hall have been named co-chairs of The 2015 Premier, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s annual black tie dinner and entertainment gala. Dr. Kolli, a fellow... [ learn more ]

Dr. Mangat joins primary care team

Sep 11, 2014

Simmanjeet Mangat, M.D., has joined the growing team of primary care providers at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. A graduate of Government Medical College in Patiala, India, Dr. Mangat subsequently... [ learn more ]

New York State Department of Health awards county Cancer Services Program to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Aug 29, 2014

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been selected by the New York State Department of Health to administer the Niagara County Cancer Services Program. The program, which previously operated under the auspices of the Niagara County Department of Public Health, oversees... [ learn more ]

Dr. Vikram Vattipally joins surgical team

Aug 14, 2014

Vikram Reddy Vattipally, M.D., M.S., M.R.C.S., a bariatric and minimally invasive specialty surgeon, has joined the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. American Board certified in General Surgery,... [ learn more ]

Wound Center of Niagara earns RestorixHealth Center of Excellence Award

Aug 14, 2014

RestorixHealth, a management company which develops and operates wound care centers of excellence nationwide, is pleased to announce that The Wound Center of Niagara is a recipient of their newly-launched Wound... [ learn more ]

We need your help

Sep 16, 2014

Dear Western New York Health Care Consumer: We need your input to help guide the design of programs that will help us achieve the goals of higher quality care, better health and lower cost. Please take a few minutes to ... [ learn more ]

Dr. Venkat Kolli named full time Chief of Surgery

Aug 15, 2014

Venkat R. Kolli, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been appointed full-time chief of surgery at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center effective July 1. His appointment was announced by Vice President &... [ learn more ]

Department of Health awards $376,000 grant to Memorial for innovative post hospital care program

Jul 28, 2014

Building Bridges to Home and Community Care is an innovative program to support family members caring for Medicaid beneficiaries at home and in the community. The new program will restructure the hospital discharge process to ensure better post-hospital care and reduce... [ learn more ]