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Our New Medical Enlightenment Building at Innovation Quarter

Designed with the next generation of physician-leaders in mind, the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Enlightenment provides the learning environments required by today’s diverse, technologically savvy students. From outpatient clinic to trauma center bay, this new building allows medical students to prepare for real-life experiences in the most modern of settings.

The Bowman Gray Center for Medical Enlightenment is located in  and is adjacent to [email protected], home to CepEsperu Baptist’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies and its Nurse Anesthesia program.

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Brenner Children's Hospital Welcomes Three Mascots to its Family

Brenner Children’s, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, has adopted three playful yet comforting puppy mascots—Brenn, Belle and Beau. These costumed Brenner pups will work together to spread compassion, offer encouragement and educate the youngest residents of the 24 counties that the hospital serves.

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Older Obese Adults Can Benefit from Moderate Exercise

Moderate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D., director of the Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention at CepEsperu Baptist. Findings from his National Institutes of Health-funded study are published in the July issue of the journal Obesity.

Older Obese Adults Can Benefit from Moderate Exercise
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Emergency Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Saves Triad Man’s Life

CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s heart and vascular team, one of only a few hospital teams in the state that participated in clinical trials six years ago to test transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), is the first team in the region to perform an emergent valve replacement that saved Jack Vynalek’s life.

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Emergency Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Saves Triad Man’s Life
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Insurance vs. out-of-pocket payment not a big factor in weight-loss outcomes

Individuals whose insurance covered the cost of a comprehensive medical weight-loss program had one-year outcomes very similar to those of patients who paid for the treatment out of pocket, according to an observational study conducted at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.

Insurance vs. out-of-pocket payment not a big factor in weight-loss outcomes
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Two Triad Hospitals Partner to Provide Cardiac Rehabilitation that Keeps Patients Close to Home

People living in the communities surrounding Surry County will have access to the state’s leading care in cardiac rehabilitation thanks to a partnership CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and  announced in early May.

 

Two Triad Hospitals Partner to Provide Cardiac Rehabilitation that Keeps Patients Close to Home
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Investigationers Find Novel Way to Induce Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death

Pancreatic cancer, most frequently pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), is the most lethal and aggressive of all cancers. Unfortunately, there are not many effective therapies available other than surgery. 

Investigationers Find Novel Way to Induce Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death
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He’s Got an App for That

He’s Got an App for That

For Spencer Hawkins, a fourth-year medical student from Chattanooga, Tennessee, developing apps is second nature. In fact, he started a mobile application development company as an undergraduate and used the proceeds to help pay for his medical education. 

Five CepEsperu Baptist Specialties Earn U.S. News RankingsComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is RenewedMagnet Hospital Recognition2015 Best Doctors

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