Valley Medical Group News

Gift of Life Memorial Event at Valley Honors Organ and Tissue Donors

The Valley Hospital and the NJ Sharing Network hosted a Gift of Life Memorial Event at Valley to honor organ and tissue donors from this past year.  Family and friends of the donors were invited for a special ceremony in The Valley Hospital Auditorium, where each of the donors was honored through speeches and a special slideshow presentation.  Pictured from left to right: Marc Melamed, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Valley Medical Group; Bettyann Kempin, Assistant Vice President, Medical/Surgical Services; Amanda Trabilsy, Hospital Services Manager, NJ Sharing Network; Larry Bologna, Director, Laboratory Services, and the recipient of an organ donation; Linda Woznicki, Donor Daughter; MaryAnn Fischer, Manager, ICU/NSICU; Judy Rojo, Manager, CCU/CSICU; and Steven Jacoby, M.D., Medical Director, Subspecialty Director, Critical Care Medicine, The Valley Hospital and Valley Medical Group.