Bike winner in Ogdensburg

Jennie Winters won a bike from the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center employee wellness team the Health Nuts. Employees had to submit a written essay why they think they should win a new bike and helmet.  The Health Nuts team reviewed the essays. Winters works at the Rev. Thomas T. Patterson Wound Healing Center. 

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Dr. Haasbeek Completes Medical Mission to Costa Rica; Team from St. Lawrence Health System Provides Life-altering Care

POTSDAM -- It’s good for the soul.” That’s how St. Lawrence Health System’s Jeffrey Haasbeek, MD, FRCSC, pediatric orthopedic surgeon and adult hand surgery specialist, describes doing mission work in other countries.

He recently returned from a mission trip to Costa Rica, where the surgical team performed fifteen life-changing surgeries for children of less fortunate families.

“Medical care in many countries is reserved for the wealthy,” said Dr. Haasbeek, who traveled to Costa Rica in the company of Randy McDonald, certified registered nurse Anesthetist at CPH, and Lisa McDonald, RN, an operating room nurse who also practices with CPH.

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