One fateful day: Adam's story at Queen of the Valley Hospital
What happened to Adam Arambula at school that Monday is never supposed to happen, and rarely does. “When we first arrived on scene, we found Adam lifeless — he was clinically dead,” Fireman/Paramedic Joseph Silguero explained.
A hero among us: Foundation Board of Trustees spotlight
Paying Homage to a Foundation Trustee for a Lifetime of Generosity and Service
Honoring a true gentleman: Grateful family member spotlight
In the Wake of Tragedy, Local Family “Pays it Forward” Through Generosity.
In love with the mission: The leadership of Robert H. Curry
Robert H. Curry is the chief executive officer of Emanate Health. Twelve years ago, Rob accepted the opportunity to lead Emanate Health (then known as Citrus Valley Health Partners) and relocated with his wife, Lori, from northern California to the San Gabriel Valley. Rob and his team turned a community-based health care system facing difficulty into a high-performing continuum of care, one of the fastest growing in the state. In the midst of building his team and making smart business decisions, Rob fell in love with the mission.
Heart-healthy giving: Fred Sparling’s gifts help shape the future
One thing Fred Sparling knows for sure: There’s no better feeling than giving from his heart to bring hope and health to others. Fred’s generosity to Emanate Health spans decades and impacts both patients and programs, especially those related to heart health.
Employee giving: Jane Dietzel, RN – Giving is the right thing to do
Thirty-five years. At one hospital. No wonder it feels like home.
Coming home: Family medicine resident Thomas Chong, MD
Covina native Thomas Chong, MD, learned an early lesson about health care: the importance of being present. According to Chinese tradition, family never leaves the bedside of ailing parents or grandparents; they take turns being there. Whenever his grandparents were hospitalized, Thomas was an important part of the family bedside rotation and frequently served as translator between physician and patient. His curiosity about medicine was piqued.
Baby love: Newborns flourish thanks to community kindness
Seriously ill newborns have complex care needs. At Queen of the Valley Hospital’s 40-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a specially trained team works non-stop to provide the best care possible for these fragile and tiny patients. Volunteer Martha Soria, along with the S. Mark Taper Foundation and Golden State Foods, demonstrate their support for this vulnerable population through their time, gifts and grants.
Community jewels: Director Maria Peacock leads GEM and Welcome Baby programs
Los Angeles County, home to ten million residents, includes cities with some of the richest and poorest communities in the nation. Many times situated side by side, these communities experience striking differences in wealth, opportunity and health. A critical element to prevent these inequities is improved access to the resources people need to be healthy. Fortunately, Emanate Health has a longstanding commitment of reaching out to the community, bridging the gap in access.
A voice for the community: Emanate Health Foundation volunteer leader José G. Gutierrez
Lifting the human spirit. Striving to help others. This is a way of life for José G. Gutierrez, businessman and Emanate Health Foundation Board member. Born in Mexico, brought by his father to the U.S. at age 15 along with the rest of his family, José learned early the value of hard work and charity toward others. He has spent a lifetime building his business, providing for his family and caring for the community, while never forgetting his roots.