Au’Bree Butler is Shore’s first baby of 2021

CHESTERTOWN — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s first baby of 2021 couldn’t wait to step into a new year and made her entrance into the world a few weeks earlier than expected.Au’Bree Aretter Dior Butler was born at 4:27 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. Both mom and baby […]

Kozel: Vaccine is on the way

CAMBRIDGE — CEO of Shore Health Ken Kozel updated members of the Dorchester County Council on Dec. 1, telling them that a COVID-19 vaccine could be available in the area as early as this month, for use by those on the front line of the epidemic. He began his presentation by saying that in Shore […]

Shooting event aids Clark Comprehensive Breast Center

QUEENSTOWN — The recent 6th Annual Sporting Clays Classic was a great success, a statement from Shore Regional Health said, netting more than $118,000 to be used toward the purchase of a Faxitron machine for the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center. The Faxitron is used by surgeons to evaluate an area that has been identified for […]

Health and fitness briefs, Nov. 25, 2020

Shore Regional HealthAndi-Beth Lloyd, a medical laboratory assistant with University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, recently was nominated as a Health Care Hero for going above and beyond to help keep patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.The UM SRH’s Laboratory at Roundtop draw site has been designated a pre-op COVID collection site. Due […]

Health and fitness briefs, Nov. 18, 2020

Imparato at Atlantic GeneralAtlantic General Hospital and Health System officials recently announced that a new family nurse practitioner has joined the health system’s Ocean View primary care office to care for adults and children alongside Kieran Py, MD. Danielle Imparato, FNP-C, earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing, […]

Medical campus job takes big step with ‘topping off’

CAMBRIDGE — The “topping off” of University of Maryland Shore Medical Campus at Cambridge on Sept. 20 marked an important milestone in the construction progress for UM Shore Regional Health’s state of the art, freestanding medical facility that will serve Dorchester County and the surrounding area. While the COVID-19 pandemic precluded a traditional public celebration […]

Drummey joins as new women’s physician

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Medical Group (UM SMG) recently welcomed Audrey Drummey, MD, to the UM SMG – Women’s Health practice. Her interests include the management of gynecologic health, contraception, fertility and low- and high-risk pregnancies. She has experience in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery with laparoscopic and DaVinci robotic approaches for the treatment […]

Mayo, Rosen join UM Shore Medical Group-Surgery

EASTON — Kyle Maio, physician assistant, and Kelsey Rosen, nurse practitioner, joined UM Shore Medical Group – Surgery this summer. Maio, a graduate of Salisbury University, earned his physician assistant certificate in 2019 through the joint program offered by Anne Arundel Community College and the University of Maryland at Baltimore. In the course of that […]

Message Wall Aug. 5, 2020: Neighbors reach out

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which […]

Nursing Team gives back with a food drive

CAMBRIDGE — The University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Nursing team organized a food drive this month to help children, seniors and all those suffering from the economic impact of Covid-19. The drive was planned as a response to the generous outpouring of community support during the pandemic, and especially during Health Care Heroes Week, […]