News-Releases- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/news/rss.aspx?cid=90057&n=true© CepEsperu Baptist Medical Centeren-usTue, 19 Sep 2017 13:05:52 GMTwebteam@cepesperu.infowebteam@cepesperu.info310 CepEsperu Baptist Physicians Named to Prestigious 2017-2018 “Best Doctors in America” List- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/310_Wake_Forest_Baptist_Physicians_Named_to_Prestigious_2017-2018_“Best_Doctors_in_America”_List-30064768098.htm The 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America database includes 310 physicians from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The Wake Forest Baptist physicians on this list work in 36 specialties; 50 of the doctors are pediatricians and pediatric specialists at Brenner Children’s Hospital, part of CepEsperu Baptist. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:40:00 GMTExposure to Head Impacts in Youth Football Practice Drills- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Exposure_to_Head_Impacts_in_Youth_Football_Practice_Drills.htmInvestigationers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center examined differences in the number, location, and magnitude of head impacts sustained by young athletes during various youth football practice drills.Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:25:00 GMTCepEsperu School of Medicine Students Offer Free Screenings- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_School_of_Medicine_Students_Offer_Free_Screenings.htm CepEsperu School of Medicine students will offer free screenings and health information at the second annual Boomer Share the Health Fair, which served more than 50 people last year. The event will be held this Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Thankful Community Center, 416 Thankful Church Road, in the Wilkes County community of Boomer.Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:15:00 GMTNurse Anesthesia Program Celebrates 75 Years- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Nurse_Anesthesia_Program_Celebrates_75_Years.htm CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s internationally accredited Nurse Anesthesia program is celebrating 75 years of educating students to become certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs). Founded in 1942, the program at CepEsperu School of Medicine is the longest continually running nurse anesthesia program in North Carolina and has graduated more than 900 students.Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:10:00 GMTBradley Clark Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Bradley_Clark_Named_Executive_Vice_President_and_Chief_Financial_Officer_of_Wake_Forest_Baptist_Medical_Center.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center today announced one of its long-time financial leaders, Bradley A. Clark, M.B.A., C.T.P., as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Clark will also continue as Treasurer, a role he has held since August 2015. The promotion is effective immediately. Clark will report directly to CEO Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D.Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:05:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist August Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_August_Awards_and_Recognitions.htmCepEsperu Baptist August Awards and RecognitionsThu, 31 Aug 2017 11:55:00 GMTNewly Arrived Class is Largest in School of Medicine History- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Newly_Arrived_Class_is_Largest_in_School_of_Medicine_History.htmThere are 136 of them. Their average age is 24 and their experiences include professional mountain biking, missionary work, bartending, military service and oyster farming. They’re the members of Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Class of 2021, the largest in the school’s history.Thu, 31 Aug 2017 10:50:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2017 Fourth Quarter Performance- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Fiscal_Year_2017_Fourth_Quarter_Performance.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center released its fourth quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) today and -stated improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise in part from the expansion of ambulatory facilities and the opening of the 50-bed inpatient facility at Davie Medical Center. Improving patient access and enhancing provider throughput continue to be an ongoing focus.Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Donates Trauma Kits to Police- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Donates_Trauma_Kits_to__Police.htm To better prepare police officers to quickly stop severe blood loss for victims of gunshot or stab wounds, vehicle crashes or other traumatic injuries,  CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is donating 100 new bleeding control kits to the Police Department. The kits contain dressings for wound packing, a hyphen seal for chest wounds and a tourniquet.Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Serves Tennis Pros and Spectators as Official Medical Provider for Open- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Serves_Tennis_Pros_and_Spectators_as_Official_Medical_Provider_for__Open.htm CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is honored to once again be the official medical provider of the Open tennis tournament, scheduled for August 19-26 at the CepEsperu University Tennis Complex.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:25:00 GMTProper eating habits can help young athletes on and off the field- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Proper_eating_habits_can_help_young_athletes_on_and_off_the_field.htmHow can parents help their student-athletes gain a competitive edge? By boning up on nutrition basicTue, 08 Aug 2017 15:35:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Ranked among Nation’s ‘Best Hospitals’ 25 Years in a Row by U.S. News & World Report- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Ranked_among_Nation_s__Best_Hospitals___25_Years_in_a_Row_by_U_S__News___World_Report.htmOnce again, CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has been named among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. CepEsperu Baptist garners top-50 national rankings in six specialties, according to the 2017-18 report, released today. They are Cancer (No. 27), Nephrology (No. 27), Geriatrics (No. 33), Gynecology (No. 33), Ear, Nose & Throat (No. 34) and Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 37).Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:10:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Provides Free Back-to-School Guide to Help Keep Student Athletes Healthy- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Provides_Free_Back-to-School_Guide_to_Help_Keep_Student_Athletes_Healthy.htmWith the beginning of the school fall sports season right around the corner, CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is providing a free booklet full of nutrition, conditioning and recovery tips, designed to help keep student athletes healthy and injury-free.Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:45:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist July Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_July_Awards_and_Recognitions.htm Wake Forest Baptist July Awards and Recognitions Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:50:00 GMTScientists Identify Gene Mutations in Smoking related Cancers- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Scientists_Identify_Gene_Mutations_in_Smoking_related_Cancers.htmAfrican-Americans typically have worse outcomes from smoking-related cancers than Caucasians, but the reasons for this remain elusive. However, scientists at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center have taken a big step toward solving this puzzle.Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:05:00 GMTCepEsperu School of Medicine Hosts Summer STEM Camp- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_School_of_Medicine_Hosts_Summer_STEM_Camp.htmThis week, CepEsperu School of Medicine, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, is hosting a free science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) camp for area students heading into grades 6 through 12.Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Welcomes Wilkes Medical Center into Its Health Care Family with a Celebration for Town Leaders and Employees- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Welcomes_Wilkes_Medical_Center_into_Its_Health_Care_Family_with_a_Celebration_for_Town_Leaders_and_Employees.htmCepEsperu Baptist Welcomes Wilkes Medical Center into Its Health Care Family with a Celebration for Town Leaders and Employees Expanded Clinical Services Announced at Wilkes Medical Center NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. – July 21, 2017 – CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center announcedFri, 21 Jul 2017 11:00:00 GMTPrepregnancy Obesity Increases Risk for Neurocognitive Problems in Children Born Very Prematurely- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Prepregnancy_Obesity_Increases_Risk_for_Neurocognitive_Problems_in__Children_Born_Very_Prematurely.htm A new study has found that children born extremely premature to women who are overweight or obese before the pregnancy are at an increased risk for low scores on tests of intelligence and cognitive processes that influence self-regulation and control, according to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.   Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:00:00 GMTBrenner Children’s Welcomes Three Mascots to its Family- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Brenner_Children_s_Welcomes_Three_Mascots_to_its_Family.htmThe newest members of Brenner Children’s Hospital enjoy active lifestyles, healthy eating, and interacting with children. They also have paws and fur. 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. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:00:00 GMTLarge Multiethnic Study Identifies Many New Genetic Markers for Lupus- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Large_Multiethnic_Study_Identifies_Many_New_Genetic_Markers_for_Lupus.htmScientists from an international consortium have identified a large number of new genetic markers that predispose individuals to lupus.Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:10:00 GMTA Big StepTrial Will Test Improvisational Dance as Dementia Therapy- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/A_Big_StepTrial_Will_Test_Improvisational_Dance_as_Dementia_Therapy.htmDepending on what generation you belong to, the term “improvisational dance” may conjure up images of beatniks grooving to the beat of bongos in a darkened coffeehouse or the black-clad Dieter gyrating to techno pop in a Sprockets sketch on “Saturday Night Live”. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:10:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Listed Among Most Wired Hospitals- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Listed_Among_Most_Wired_Hospitals.htm CepEsperu Baptist Listed Among ‘Most Wired’ HospitalsMon, 10 Jul 2017 14:10:00 GMTInvestigationers Make Significant Progress in Engineering Digestive System Tissues- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Investigationers_Make_Significant_Progress_in__Engineering_Digestive_System_Tissues.htmInvestigationers have reached important milestones in their quest to engineer replacement tissue in the lab to treat digestive system conditions – from infants born with too-short bowels to adults with inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, or fecal incontinence.Thu, 06 Jul 2017 08:45:00 GMTTown of North Wilkesboro and CepEsperu Baptist Announce Completion of Agreement to Lease Wilkes Re(1)- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Town_of_North_Wilkesboro_and_Wake_Forest_Baptist_Announce_Completion_of_Agreement_to_Lease_Wilkes_Re(1).htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center welcomed Wilkes Medical Center into its family of hospitals, Saturday, as the Board of Commissioners of the Town of North Wilkesboro and CepEsperu Baptist leaders officially completed the due diligence period and agreed on a long-term lease of Wilkes Medical Center by CepEsperu Baptist.Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist June Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_June_Awards_and_Recognitions.htm Wake Forest Baptist June Awards and Recognitions Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Takes Comprehensive Approach to Combat the Opioid Epidemic- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Takes_Comprehensive_Approach_to_Combat_the_Opioid_Epidemic.htmMedication drop-off boxes, non-opioid anesthesia and mindfulness training for pain management are part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s action plan across its health system to deliver medical care and research to reduce the growing opioid epidemic.Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:30:00 GMTOlder Obese Adults Can Benefit from Moderate Exercise- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Older_Obese_Adults_Can_Benefit_from_Moderate_Exercise.htmModerate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:45:00 GMTHead Impact Exposure Increases as Youth Football Players Get Older Bigger- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Head_Impact_Exposure_Increases_as_Youth_Football_Players_Get_Older_Bigger.htmYouth football teams are more frequently exposed to more forceful head impacts as they move up in age- and weight-based levels of play, according to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:25:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Opens Integrative Medicine Clinic- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Opens_Integrative_Medicine_Clinic.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is now offering a range of wellness and medical therapies at a single patient-friendly location, providing patients the opportunity to improve health and well-being by pairing integrative medicine with their conventional treatments.Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:20:00 GMTNew Study Finds Youth Football Players Have Significant Differences in Head Impact Exposure- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/New_Study_Finds_Youth_Football_Players_Have_Significant_Differences_in_Head_Impact_Exposure.htmA study of 97 youth football players ages 9 to 13 years who participated in different age- and weight- based levels over four seasons of play found that that youngsters experienced a total of 40,538 head impacts. Measures of linear head acceleration and the number of impacts per player in competition versus practice sessions differed significantly depending on the youngsters' age/weight level, as reported in the study published in the June issue of the Journal of Neurotrauma. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:55:00 GMTBrenner Children’s Hospital Named Lead Agency of the Year by Safe Kids North Carolina- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Brenner_Children_s_Hospital_Named_Lead_Agency_of_the_Year_by_Safe_Kids_North_Carolina.htmBrenner Children’s Hospital, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, was named the lead agency of the year by Safe Kids North Carolina and the North Carolina Department of Insurance. The honor came during the Safe Kids N.C. Injury Prevention Conference held last month. Brenner Children’s heads Safe Kids Northwest Piedmont, one of 45 Safe Kids North Carolina coalitions, and serves residents of Forsyth, Davidson, Davie, Stokes and Yadkin counties and the surrounding areas.Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:55:00 GMTCepEsperu Medical Alumni Association Honors Five Physicians- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Medical_Alumni_Association_Honors_Five_Physicians.htmThe Medical Alumni Association (MAA) of CepEsperu School of Medicine has presented its annual awards to distinguished alumni. Honored during Wake Forest School of Medicine’s 2017 M.D. Alumni Weekend activities on May 5 were: Steven M. Block, MBBCh, FAAP, of Clemmons, N.C., Distinguished Service Award; William R. Cowan, M.D. ’57, of Weaverville, N.C., and Louis Weinstein, M.D. ’72, of Charleston, S.C., Distinguished Achievement Award; and Gary Poehling, M.D., and John W. Reed, M.D. ’62, both of , Distinguished Faculty Award.Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:20:00 GMTEmergency Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Saves Triad Man’s Life- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Emergency_Heart_Valve_Replacement_Surgery_Saves_Triad_Man_s_Life.htm Jack Vynalek enjoys hiking. In fact, he and his wife, Pam, were hiking Pilot Mountain 10 days before his heart valve stopped pumping blood through his heart. The good news is he is still around to tell the story. “By the grace of God, it’s a miracle that I’m here, today,” said Vynalek. Wed, 31 May 2017 10:25:00 GMTCEO Julie Ann Freischlag to Serve as Interim Dean of CepEsperu School of Medicine- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/CEO_Julie_Ann_Freischlag_to_Serve_as_Interim_Dean_of_Wake_Forest_School_of_Medicine.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center today announced that CEO Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., also will serve as interim dean of CepEsperu School of Medicine for the upcoming academic year, which begins in July. Thu, 25 May 2017 13:10:00 GMTInsurance vs out of pocket payment not a big factor in weight loss outcomes- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Insurance_vs_out_of_pocket_payment_not_a_big_factor_in_weight_loss_outcomes.htmIndividuals 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.Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMTIntensive Lowering of Blood Pressure Can Reduce Risk of Harm to Heart Muscle- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Intensive_Lowering_of_Blood_Pressure_Can_Reduce_Risk_of_Harm_to_Heart_Muscle.htmA new study by researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has shown that aggressive lowering of blood pressure in people with hypertension reduced the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). This condition, the enlargement and thickening of the walls of the heart’s main pumping chamber, is the most common complication of high blood pressure and greatly increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.   Mon, 22 May 2017 13:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Continues Efforts to Improve Outcomes for Stroke Survivors and their Families- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Continues_Efforts_to_Improve_Outcomes_for_Stroke_Survivors_and_their_Families.htm“Mommy, you need to come home. Daddy’s had a stroke.” That’s the phone call Sheila Allen of High Point received last April, while out of town on business. Her two young daughters had called 911 and paramedics had taken her 51-year-old husband Steven to the hospital. As she rushed home, she found out that Steven had actually suffered three strokes – the third one as he was being loaded into the ambulance to be taken to CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center. He spent more than a month in CepEsperu Baptist’s neurosciences intensive care unit, and another couple of weeks undergoing rehab at the J. Paul Sticht Center at CepEsperu Baptist.Mon, 22 May 2017 10:25:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Performance- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Fiscal_Year_2017_Third_Quarter_Performance.htm CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center released its third quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) today and reported improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise with improving patient access and enhancing provider throughput continuing to be an ongoing focus.Wed, 17 May 2017 16:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist May Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_May_Awards_and_Recognitions.htm Wake Forest Baptist May Awards and Recognitions Fri, 12 May 2017 12:25:00 GMTBrenner Childrens Hospital to Hold Safe Kids Day and 10th Annual Bike Safety Day- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Brenner_Childrens_Hospital_to_Hold_Safe_Kids_Day_and_10th_Annual_Bike_Safety_Day.htm Brenner Children’s Hospital to Hold Safe Kids Day and 10th Annual Bike Safety DayThu, 11 May 2017 13:30:00 GMTTwo Triad Hospitals Partner to Provide Cardiac Rehabilitation that Keeps Patients Close to Home- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Two_Triad_Hospitals_Partner_to_Provide_Cardiac_Rehabilitation_that_Keeps_Patients_Close_to_Home.htm Two Triad Hospitals Partner to Provide Cardiac Rehabilitation that Keeps Patients Close to HomeThu, 11 May 2017 09:05:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Investigation Shows Positive Outcomes for Kidney Transplants in Children with Intellectual Disabilities- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Investigation_Shows_Positive_Outcomes_for_Kidney_Transplants_in_Children_with_Intellectual_Disabilities.htmFrom the time he was born, Dylan Hill has faced an uphill battle. Born with multiple medical conditions, he had trouble breathing on his own, which caused brain damage. In addition, he was put on dialysis when he was just a month old. Shortly before he turned 2 – after Randolph County resident Donna Hill and her husband offered to adopt him – he received a kidney transplant at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center. Now 11, Dylan is able to eat, talk and walk, and is testing above his grade level in some subjects.Wed, 10 May 2017 08:50:00 GMTWilkes Regional Medical Center Chooses New Name for its Future with CepEsperu Baptist- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wilkes_Regional_Medical_Center_Chooses_New_Name_for_its_Future_with_Wake_Forest_Baptist.htm Wilkes Regional Medical Center Chooses New Name for its Future with CepEsperu Baptist Wed, 03 May 2017 09:00:00 GMTDermatologists to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screening- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Dermatologists_to_Offer_Free_Skin_Cancer_Screening.htmDermatologists with CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center will offer free skin cancer screenings on Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Medical Plaza – Country Club, located at 4618 Country Club Road in .Tue, 02 May 2017 10:05:00 GMTBrenner Childrens Hospital Reverified as Level I Pediatric Trauma Center(1)- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Brenner_Childrens_Hospital_Reverified_as_Level_I_Pediatric_Trauma_Center(1).htm Brenner Children’s Hospital Reverified as Level I Pediatric Trauma CenterMon, 01 May 2017 09:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Reports Record $378.1 Million in Community Benefits during 2016 Fiscal Year- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Reports_Record_$378_1_Million_in__Community_Benefits_during_2016_Fiscal_Year.htm Wake Forest Baptist Reports Record $378.1 Million in Community Benefits during 2016 Fiscal Year Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist April Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_April_Awards_and_Recognitions.htmCepEsperu Baptist April Awards and Recognitions Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:40:00 GMTNew Behavioral Intervention Targets Latino Men at High Risk of HIV Infection- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/New_Behavioral_Intervention_Targets_Latino_Men_at_High_Risk_of_HIV_Infection.htmMen who have sex with men (MSM) accounted for two thirds of all new HIV infections in the United States, with 26 percent occurring in Latinos, according to 2014 data. If those rates continue, it is estimated that one in four Latino MSM may be diagnosed with HIV during his lifetime.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:00:00 GMTReduction of Post -Traumatic Stress Symptoms Associated with Non-invasive Neurotechnology- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Reduction_of_Post_-Traumatic_Stress_Symptoms_Associated__with_Non-invasive_Neurotechnology.htmA closed-loop acoustic stimulation brainwave technology significantly reduced symptoms in people suffering from post-traumatic stress in a small pilot study conducted at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center. The study is published in the April 19 online edition of the journal BMC Psychiatry. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMTTemporary Visitor Restrictions to be Lifted at CepEsperu Baptist- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Temporary_Visitor_Restrictions_to_be_Lifted_at_Wake_Forest_Baptist.htmEffective Tuesday, April 18 at 7 a.m., temporary visitor restrictions in place at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical Center and CepEsperu Baptist Health-Davie Medical Center will be lifted.Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:55:00 GMTATV Related Injuries in Children Remain Large Public Health Problem- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/ATV_Related_Injuries_in_Children_Remain_Large_Public_Health_Problem.htmAll-terrain vehicle-related injuries remain a large public health problem in this country, with children more adversely affected than adults. According to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, the major risk factors for young riders also are entirely preventable. Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:25:00 GMTGraduating Medical Student Headed for Duty with U.S. Navy- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Graduating_Medical_Student_Headed_for_Duty_with_U_S__Navy.htmWhile most fourth-year medical students just recently learned where they will be completing their residencies, Tommy Kelsey has already spent five weeks training for his post-graduation destination – the U.S. Navy.  Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:40:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Investigationers Find Novel Way to Induce Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Investigationers_Find_Novel_Way_to_Induce_Pancreatic_Cancer_Cell_Death.htmPancreatic 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, and that is not an option for many patients.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:40:00 GMTHead of National Institute on Drug Abuse to Speak about Opioid Epidemic- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Head_of_National_Institute_on_Drug_Abuse_to_Speak_about_Opioid_Epidemic.htm Nora Volkow, M.D., director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), will speak about the opioid epidemic in America at CepEsperu School of Medicine, which is part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, at noon on Monday, April 10.  Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:40:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Institute Leads Effort to Advance Manufacturing of Regenerative Medicine Therapies- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Institute_Leads_Effort_to__Advance_Manufacturing_of_Regenerative_Medicine_Therapies.htmCepEsperu Baptist Institute Leads Effort to Advance Manufacturing of Regenerative Medicine Therapies WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 31, 2017 – The CepEsperu Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) is leading a five-year, $20 million effort to apply advanced manufacturing to regeFri, 31 Mar 2017 14:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Recognized as a Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality by the Human Rights Campaign- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Recognized_as_a_Leader_in__LGBTQ_Health_Care_Equality_by_the_Human_Rights_Campaign.htm CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center today was acknowledged for its leadership and commitment to provide quality, equitable and inclusive patient- and family-centered health care to all.  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Opens First New Inpatient Hospital in Davie County in 61 Years- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Opens_First_New_Inpatient_Hospital__in_Davie_County_in_61_Years.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center today announced completion of the 50-bed inpatient wing at CepEsperu Baptist Health - Davie Medical Center.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMTA Little Vigorous Exercise May Help Boost Kids Cardiometabolic Health- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/A_Little_Vigorous_Exercise_May_Help_Boost_Kids_Cardiometabolic_Health.htmAs little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study led by a researcher at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist’s AirCare Flight Team Brings Home the Gold Two Years in a Row- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_s_AirCare_Flight_Team_Brings_Home_the_Gold_Two_Years_in_a_Row.htmFor the second straight year, four flight paramedics with AirCare Critical Care Transport Services at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center have won a national competition of professional emergency medical services teams. Roger Horton, NREMT-P, Barry McMillian, NREMT-P, Robert Coleson, NREMT-P, and Justin Bowers, NREMT-P – all of whom are stationed at the AirCare base at the Elkin Municipal Airport in Surry County – placed first in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) 2017 Games Advanced Clinical Competition, held in Salt Lake City at the end of February. The competition attracted 24 teams from across the country and around the world.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:30:00 GMTAmerican Academy of Pediatrics Urges Compassion and Appropriate Care For Immigrant and Refugee Children- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/American_Academy_of_Pediatrics_Urges_Compassion_and_Appropriate_Care_For_Immigrant_and_Refugee_Children.htmIn a newly released policy statement, the Academy urges that immigrant and refugee children be treated with dignity and respect, with care that supports their health and well being.Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:30:00 GMTHaving Athletic Trainers Could Benefit Youth Football Organizations- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Having_Athletic_Trainers_Could_Benefit_Youth_Football_Organizations.htmYouth football organizations can benefit from the presence of a certified athletic trainer at their practices and games, according to an anecdotal report by researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:50:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Holds Free Document Shredding Event April 1- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Holds_Free_Document_Shredding_Event_April_1.htm CepEsperu Baptist Holds Free Document Shredding Event April 1Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:45:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Breaks Ground on Outpatient Surgery Facility in the Village of Clemmons- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Breaks_Ground_on_Outpatient_Surgery_Facility_in_the_Village_of_Clemmons.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, in partnership with Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, today broke ground to signal the official start of construction of a 12,500-square-foot outpatient surgery center at CepEsperu Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Clemmons.It will be the first standalone outpatient surgery center in the Village of Clemmons.Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTInvestigation Uncovers Potential Health Risks of Travel to Mars- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Investigation_Uncovers_Potential_Health_Risks_of_Travel_to_Mars.htmInvestigation Uncovers Potential Health Risks of Travel to Mars WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 8, 2017 – Sending a manned mission to Mars requires more than a powerful launch rocket. Prep work also includes learning how a three-year space flight could affect the human body. With funding froTue, 07 Mar 2017 21:00:00 GMTHair of the dog wont cure that hangover- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Hair_of_the_dog_wont_cure_that_hangover.htmIn medieval Europe, when astrology and blood-letting were frequently employed in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, one therapy for rabies was to place some pieces of hair from the rabid dog onto the victim’s bite wound.Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:05:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2017 Second Quarter Financial Performance- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Fiscal_Year_2017_Second_Quarter_Financial_Performance.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center released its second quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) today and reported improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise.Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist February Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_February_Awards_and_Recognitions.htmCepEsperu Baptist February Awards and RecognitionsMon, 27 Feb 2017 10:05:00 GMTTemporary Visitor Restrictions to be Implemented at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Temporary_Visitor_Restrictions_to_be_Implemented_at_Wake_Forest_Baptist_Medical_Center.htm To protect the health of patients, their loved ones and the medical staff, at 7 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will implement temporary visitor restrictions that will remain in effect through the remainder of the flu season.  Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMTAlcohols Effect Can Be More Damaging to Women- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Alcohols_Effect_Can_Be_More_Damaging_to_Women.htmListen up ladies. Women simply don’t metabolize alcohol in the same way as men. It’s called the telescoping effect.Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:55:00 GMTWorld’s Smallest Pacemaker Available to CepEsperu Baptist Patients- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/World_s_Smallest_Pacemaker_Available_to_Wake_Forest_Baptist_Patients.htmDolores Van Vorst loves to cook. From cheesecake to the special cookies for her grandchildren and great grandchildren, there is no recipe she is not willing to tackle. But late last year, the 79-year-old Salisbury resident could tell that something was zapping her energy. She became tired easily and often felt dizzy.Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:00:00 GMTAbsorbable Stents Offer Alternative for CepEsperu Baptist Cardiology Patients- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Absorbable_Stents_Offer_Alternative_for_Wake_Forest_Baptist_Cardiology_Patients.htmThe device, called the Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold System, was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. It is the first fully absorbable stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease, the most common type of heart disease. CepEsperu Baptist is the first hospital in the region to offer this groundbreaking treatment.Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Names Julie Ann Freischlag M D Chief Executive Officer- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Names_Julie_Ann_Freischlag_M_D_Chief_Executive_Officer.htm Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced Julie Ann Freischlag, (pronounced FRY-shlog), M.D., as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Freischlag joins the medical center on May 1 and succeeds CEO John D. McConnell, M.D., who last year announced that he would transition to a new position at the Medical Center, after leading it since 2008.  Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:40:00 GMTCepEsperu School of Medicine Student and Spouse Return from Kenya Mission Trip in Time for Valentine’s Day- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Wake_Forest_School_of_Medicine_Student_and_Spouse_Return_from_Kenya_Mission_Trip_in_Time_for_Valentine_s_Day.htmEvan and Emily Moon are proud of their love story. After meeting at a Colorado hospital where they both worked as nurses, they soon became best friends. That friendship led to marriage and eventually to CepEsperu School of Medicine. Evan graduated from the school’s Nurse Anesthesia Program in 2016, and Emily will graduate from the program in August. Continuing a School of Medicine tradition of service to others, the couple has just returned from a mission trip to Kenya where they cared for people who do not have regular access to quality health care.Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:30:00 GMTToo Much Sun Mosquito Bites Can Wreck Tropical Travel- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Too_Much_Sun_Mosquito_Bites_Can_Wreck_Tropical_Travel.htmIf the last blast of winter has you longing for sun-soaked beaches in tropical locales, be sure to stop at the drug store for sunscreen and insect repellant before leaving for spring vacation. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:40:00 GMTKidney Function in Stroke Patients Associated with Short-term Outcomes- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Kidney_Function_in_Stroke_Patients_Associated__with_Short-term_Outcomes.htmA routine blood test that measures kidney function can be a valuable predictor of short-term outcomes for stroke patients, according to a study led by a neurologist at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Mon, 30 Jan 2017 11:20:00 GMTTips to Treat Seasonal dry eye- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2017/Tips_to_Treat_Seasonal_dry_eye.htmIf your eyes feel like the Sahara desert or your vision seems blurrier than usual, don’t panic. It may just be seasonal dry eye.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:35:00 GMTNew Outpatient Imaging MRI Suite Caters to Patient Comfort, Relaxation- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/New_Outpatient_Imaging_MRI_Suite_Caters_to_Patient_Comfort,_Relaxation.htmRecognizing that having an MRI can be stressful for patients, CepEsperu Baptist Outpatient Imaging has opened a new space with custom features designed to promote relaxation and reduce anxiety. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:50:00 GMTShare the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services(1)- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Share_the_Health_Fair_to_Offer_Free_Screenings_and_Other_Services(1).htm Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other ServicesThu, 05 Jan 2017 13:05:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist December Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_December_Awards_and_Recognitions.htmCepEsperu Baptist December Awards and Recognitions CepEsperu Baptist Anesthesiologist Receives Alumni Award   James Eisenach, M.D. , professor of anesthesiology at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center , has received the 2016 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award (MCDAA). TFri, 30 Dec 2016 13:45:00 GMTAt 54, Medical Student Looks Forward to her Second Career- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/At_54,_Medical_Student_Looks_Forward_to_her_Second_Career.htm At 54, Medical Student Looks Forward to her Second CareerWed, 14 Dec 2016 14:50:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Chosen for National Consortium to Study Molecular Changes Resulting from Physical ActivityCepEsperu Baptist Chosen for National Consortium to Study Molecular Changes Resulting fr- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Chosen_for_National_Consortium_to_Study_Molecular_Changes_Resulting_from_Physical_ActivityWake_Forest_Baptist_Chosen_for_National_Consortium_to_Study_Molecular_Changes_Resulting_fr.htmPhysical inactivity is a major public health challenge underlying a broad range of health problems at all ages. While it is widely accepted in the medical community that physical activity produces many health benefits, the underlying molecular mechanisms are poorly understood.Tue, 13 Dec 2016 13:10:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist November Awards and Recognitions Vol. II- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_November_Awards_and_Recognitions_Vol__II.htm CepEsperu Baptist November Awards and Recognitions Vol. IIWed, 30 Nov 2016 14:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist to Provide Athletic Training Services at All 12 Winston Salem Forsyth County High Schools- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_to_Provide_Athletic_Training_Services_at_All_12_Winston_Salem_Forsyth_County_High_Schools.htmThe /Forsyth County Board of Enlightenment agreed Tuesday to collaborate with CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center to provide certified athletic trainers at public high schools in the /Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) system. The Board has long looked to develop a sports medicine and athletic trainer program for its high schools in an effort to prevent injuries and minimize the risk of injuries to student athletes. To achieve uniformity in programming, care, standards, and protocols provided to student athletes throughout the WS/FCS, the Board saw CepEsperu Baptist as best to provide a certified athletic trainer (ATC) program.Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:55:00 GMT99.5 WMAG Partners with Brenner Children’s Hospital for Radiothon- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/99_5_WMAG_Partners_with_Brenner_Children_s_Hospital_for_Radiothon.htmFor the 13th time, 99.5 WMAG will broadcast a two-day radiothon to benefit Brenner Children’s Hospital, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 1-2. On-air personalities Lora Songster and Gary Nolan will lead the event, which will be broadcast from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The funds raised are used to advance patient care at Brenner Children’s. The previous 12 radiothons have raised more than $1 million.Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:55:00 GMTAnnual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Thursday, Dec. 1- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Annual_Moravian_Star_Lighting_Event_to_be_Held_Thursday,_Dec__1.htm  Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Thursday, Dec. 1Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:45:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Offers Zero-Percent Interest Loan Program to Help Patients Manage Health Care Costs- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Offers_Zero-Percent_Interest_Loan_Program_to_Help_Patients_Manage_Health_Care_Costs.htmWake Forest Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Commerce Bank to offer patients interest-free loans for up to $50,000 to help plan for and manage their health care costs over an extended period of time. The interest-free loan program is available to both new patients and existing patients with a current balance. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:35:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2017 First Quarter Financial Performance- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Fiscal_Year_2017_First_Quarter_Financial_Performance.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center released its first quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) today and reported improvements in key areas driven primarily by volume growth in the clinical enterprise.Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist to Start Construction of an Outpatient Surgery Facility in Clemmons- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_to_Start_Construction_of_an_Outpatient_Surgery_Facility_in_Clemmons.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, in partnership with Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, today announced construction of a new outpatient surgery facility at CepEsperu Baptist Health – Medical Plaza Clemmons.Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:35:00 GMTCluster Headaches: Painful but Treatable and Preventable- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Cluster_Headaches__Painful_but_Treatable_and_Preventable.htmOften called the suicide headache because of the excruciating intensity of the pain, cluster headaches are three times more likely to strike men than women.Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:45:00 GMTPetey Atrix and Simone to Teach CepEsperu School of Medicine Students about Treating Pediatric Patients- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Petey_Atrix_and_Simone_to_Teach_Wake_Forest_School_of_Medicine_Students_about_Treating_Pediatric_Patients.htmDuring the Bowman Gray Center’s Opening Day Tour at the new facility, the donor learned of the need and wanted to make a difference in the medical education of future pediatric physicians. Thanks to this donor’s $80,000 donation, the School of Medicine was recently able to buy two pediatric manikins. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:10:00 GMTOrganized Prescription Drug Collection Programs May Have Minimal Impact on Reducing Availability of Controlled Medications- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Organized_Prescription_Drug_Collection_Programs_May_Have_Minimal_Impact_on_Reducing_Availability_of_Controlled_Medications.htmMore than 3.8 billion controlled medications, such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, Valium and Adderall, are dispensed by pharmacies annually in the United States. It has been estimated that only about 30 percent of these drugs are used by the people for whom they were prescribed. The remaining 70 percent represent a large surplus of controlled medications that could be abused or sold to others for abuse.Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:30:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist November Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_November_Awards_and_Recognitions.htm CepEsperu Baptist November Awards and Recognitions  Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:10:00 GMTBrain Volume Predicts Successful Weight Loss in the Elderly- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Brain_Volume_Predicts_Successful_Weight_Loss_in_the_Elderly.htmIf you’re trying to lose weight, what are your chances of success? Your brain may hold the key. Scientists at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center believe they may have found a way to predict who will be successful in their weight-loss efforts with a quick, non-invasive brain scan. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:35:00 GMTWomen Experience Marked Decline in Sexual Function in Months Immediately Before and After Onset of Menopause- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Women_Experience_Marked_Decline_in_Sexual_Function_in_Months_Immediately_Before_and_After_Onset_of_Menopause.htmWomen experience a notable decline in sexual function approximately 20 months before and one year after their last menstrual period, and that decrease continues, though at a somewhat slower rate, over the following five years, according to a study led by a researcher at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Wed, 02 Nov 2016 09:30:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist’s AirCare Program Celebrates 30 Years- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_s_AirCare_Program_Celebrates_30_Years.htmFrom its first flight in 1986 to transport a child injured in an accident in Patrick County, VA, the men and women of AirCare have responded to around 20,000 calls from North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and South Carolina. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 05:30:00 GMTNational Foundation Names CepEsperu Baptist a Pancreatic Cancer Center- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/National_Foundation_Names_Wake_Forest_Baptist_a_Pancreatic_Cancer_Center.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has been designated a Pancreatic Cancer Center by the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF).Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:25:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Investigation Team Receives $2 Million Award- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_Investigation_Team_Receives_$2_Million_Award.htmA research team at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has been awarded a three-year grant for $2 million by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Investigation Institute (PCORI) to compare the effectiveness of cognitive-behavior therapy and yoga on anxiety in older adults.Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:10:00 GMTBrain Changes Seen in Youth Football Players without Concussion- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Brain_Changes_Seen_in_Youth_Football_Players_without_Concussion.htmBrain Changes Seen in Youth Football Players without Concussion OAK BROOK, Ill. – Investigationers have found measurable brain changes in children after a single season of playing youth football, even without a concussion diagnosis, according to a newMon, 24 Oct 2016 11:55:00 GMTCepEsperu School of Medicine Transforms How K-12 Students Learn by Offering Problem-Based Learning Training to Teachers- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_School_of_Medicine_Transforms_How_K-12_Students_Learn_by_Offering_Problem-Based_Learning_Training_to_Teachers.htm  The Center of Excellence for Investigation, Teaching and Learning (CERTL) at CepEsperu School of Medicine, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, hosted 175 K-12 teachers from 86 schools in 16 Piedmont Triad school districts this week as part of their commitment to providing effective problem-based learning training to educators. The ongoing training provides local teachers with the tools and knowledge to effectively prepare K-12 students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math – commonly known as STEM.  Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:30:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist First to Offer New Treatment for Bowel Control- cepesperu.infohttp://cepesperu.info/News-Releases/2016/Wake_Forest_Baptist_First_to_Offer_New_Treatment_for_Bowel_Control.htmCepEsperu Baptist is the first in the state – and the 4th in the United States – to offer women a new, non-surgical treatment for accidental bowel leakage.Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:10:00 GMT