One of the country’s top transplant researchers Dr. Barbara Murphy, the Dublin-born chair of medicine at Mount Sinai Health System in New York, passed away on June 30th. She was 56. The cause was glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, her husband, Peter Fogarty, said. In addition to her husband, she is survived byRead more..
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Dr. Kevin J. Tracey, president & CEO of the Feinstein Institutes, is a trailblazer in the neuroscience of immunity, bioelectronic medicine, and unlocking the secrets of the brain. ℘℘℘ For those of us fortunate enough to walk and run with ease, it’s hard to imagine living with chronic joint pain and swelling that makes everyRead more..
You would think after all this time as editor of this magazine, I would cease to be surprised at the mighty achievements of Irish-Americans. We have showcased the measure of that success down through the years, and yet the honorees profiled in this issue give me pause. The incredible work that they do – inRead more..
The fifth annual Healthcare & Life Sciences 50 keynote speaker, chairman and CEO of Boston Scientific Mike Mahoney, on forging ahead with new solutions. Read to the end for details on how to be part of this year’s gala celebration. ℘℘℘ Mike Mahoney’s entrepreneurial spirit goes back to the summer of the fourth grade, theRead more..
Margaret Weber RN, BSN, the president and co-founder of EliteNursing, a concierge nursing service that provided the highest level of private nursing in New York and Southampton. EliteNursing only uses registered nurses that have extensive nursing backgrounds including ICU, ER, medical-surgical nursing and community health. Margaret’s over 25 years of experience as a registered nurse inRead more..
Kathleen is Co-Founder and CEO of EliteNursing which is a concierge nursing service providing private duty RN’s, intravenous therapy at home, RN visits and case management in NYC and the surrounding area. Kathleen is from a large Irish family. Her parents, John and Mary Coffey, from Counties Kerry and Cork, emigrated to New York, hadRead more..
Dr. Bryan Traynor, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurologist and Senior Investigator at the National Institute on Aging, and adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Traynor is best known for his work aimed at understanding the genetic etiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS. He led the international consortium that identified pathogenic repeatRead more..
Michael Mary Campbell O. Carm, Director of Volunteers, is first generation Irish American, her father from Co. Longford, her mother, from nearby Co. Leitrim. She directs a small army of volunteers, of varying ages with different skills and interests but all abound with energy and generosity. They’re seen around Mary Manning Walsh bringing levity, gamesRead more..
Sister Sean William O’Brien O. Carm is Executive Director and daughter of immigrants from respectively, Donegal and Waterford, recently had the daunting task of overseeing the expansion of Mary Manning Walsh. The home will now include short-term rehab, hospice care, a TeliStat program for cardiac patients in addition to a renovation of its still-elegant building.Read more..
Anne Sansevero is the Founder and CEO of HealthSense LLC – a care management consulting company and Co-founder of Holistic HomeCare Associates – a home health care placement agency. HealthSense LLC is focused on skillful advocacy for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults and she and her team offer a holistic, targeted andRead more..