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The Geisinger Media Relations team can provide live access to medical and health industry experts via video or audio conferencing to address breaking news or other hot/emerging topics. News outlets will receive advisories with the required instructions to access designated experts through the appropriate medium. Contact Wendy Wilson, Geisinger News Bureau Managing Editor, for more information:, 570-703-7807.

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August 29, 2014
Sensory Friendly Film Series returns Sept. 28 with 'Epic'

Geisinger's Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute and The Campus Theatre in Lewisburg are offering children with special developmental needs and their families a chance to experience the joy of seeing movies on the big screen. The Sensory Friendly Film Series will resume on Sunday, Sept. 28, with the animated movie 'Epic' at the Campus Theatre. Read more

August 29, 2014
Kohl's presents $133,417 to Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital at Snyder County Night Out event

Geisinger Health System's Janet Weis Children's Hospital (JWCH) was presented a check for $133,417 on behalf of area Kohl's department stores and the Kohl's Cares initiatives at the August 26 Snyder County Night Out at East Snyder Park in Selinsgrove. The funds will be used by JWCH to support the Geisinger and Kohl's Cares Moving4Health Program. Read more

August 26, 2014
Geisinger Health System honored by Premier, Inc. for supply chain innovation

Geisinger Health System received Premier, Inc.'s Supply Chain Innovation Award for creating new levels of performance to deliver high-quality, cost-effective health care. Read more

August 26, 2014
Epilepsy specialist joins Geisinger Medical Center

Cynthia Correll, M.D., has joined Geisinger Medical Center as a neurologist specializing in the treatment of epilepsy. Read more

August 20, 2014
Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award

A Geisinger researcher on a personal crusade against hepatitis C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) award recognizing his unprecedented approach to addressing a major public health concern. Read more

August 18, 2014
Dr. Janis Maksimak appointed Geisinger Medical Center director of general pediatrics

Janis Maksimak, M.D., has been appointed director of general pediatrics at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC). In this position, Dr. Maksimak will oversee the general pediatrics operations at GMC and Geisinger-Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove. Read more

August 14, 2014
Geisinger appoints regional director of stroke care

Pankajavalli Ramakrishnan, M.D., Ph.D., has joined Geisinger as the regional director of stroke for Geisinger's two Joint Commission Primary Stroke Centers in northeastern Pennsylvania. Read more

August 14, 2014
Geisinger Health System launches ProvenWellness Neighborhood

It's a beautiful day in "The Neighborhood." Geisinger's ProvenWellness Neighborhood - a Geisinger Health System model of care that will focus on individuals who are uninsured/underinsured with the most critical health care needs - recently launched in the Scranton community. Read more

August 12, 2014
The tragic death of Robin Williams, and what you need to know about depression

The sudden tragic death of award-winning comedian and actor Robin Williams has left tens of millions of people shaking their heads. Williams was a brilliant star, but also a tortured one, suffering from what his family called a "severe depression" that apparently led him to take his life. Read more

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