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News from 2022

News from 2022

Dr. Jacqueline Marecheau Named St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s Interim Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Marecheau comes to her role with nearly 20 years of experience as a Faculty and Voluntary Attending. She initially joined St. John’s in early 2020 as the Director of Quality and Patient Safety for Women’s Health.

St. John’s ICARE Back-to-School event draws hundreds to Rockaway YMCA

The annual event provided school supplies, health screenings and health education to more than 600 children in need on the Peninsula.

St. John’s Medical Group and the St. John’s ICARE Foundation Present A Cancer Awareness Event Sponsored by National Grid

With efforts to educate and bring awareness, the event focused on offering cancer screening tests and cancer prevention information to the community in order to help close the gap of this fatal social determinant of health.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Launches New Doula Services Program

The program, which launched this month, provides physical, emotional and educational support to birthing parents before, during and shortly after childbirth.

First Comprehensive Women’s Health Center Opens in Rockaway, Queens During Women’s History Month Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Tour Held

It is the first comprehensive women’s health center located on the Rockaway, Queens Peninsula, and is named in honor of long-time volunteer and former member of Episcopal Health Service’s Board of Trustees, Margaret O. Carpenter.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Appoints Hermelina Zabala as Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer

In her new role, Ms. Zabala will ensure the high quality of nursing services, use strategic planning to balance efficient and optimal patient care, create and maintain standards of care, and monitor the progress of quality initiatives.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital to Receive Federal Funding for Essential Services through Support from Congressman Gregory W. Meeks

The $4 million in funds for St. John’s Episcopal Hospital will be used toward the renovation of the Behavioral Health, Women and the Maternity/NICU and Labor and Delivery Units.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Receives Re-Accreditation for Diabetes Management Education

The DSMES program consists of four on-site education sessions per year that are facilitated by an Endocrinologist, Pharmacist, Dietitian and other expert hospital staff.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Welcomes First Baby of the New Year

Baby boy Paul was born healthy and strong to proud parents, and Far Rockaway residents, Rose Paul and Paul.