07/24/2012
St. Luke's Hospital

July 24, 2012

St. Luke's Hospital

A $155,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to St. Luke's Hospital will improve access to medicine in western North Carolina and help patients in hard-to-reach communities. Read the full article.

 

07/17/2012
The McDowell News
Media Coverage: Grant Helps Church Continue Tutoring Program

July 17, 2012

The McDowell News

With a recently awarded grant for $50,000, Bethel United Methodist Church hopes to further provide services to students and their family through their year-round tutoring program, EXCEL. Last year, around 50 students attended the program on a regular basis and the church hopes that the additional funds can further provide services to support students with academic, social, emotional and behavioural issues. Read the full article.

07/16/2012
midlandsbiz.com
Media Coverage: New Report: The Dentist Workforce in South Carolina

July 16, 2012

midlandsbiz.com

Although the dentist workforce in the state has grown slightly in recent years, the overall supply of dentists relative to the state population is smaller than the national average. With growing evidence linking poor oral health to a wide range of acute and chronic diseases, having an adeqaute supply of dentists is an important healthcare resource for the people of South Carolina. Read the full article.

 

07/09/2012
The Duke Endowment
Media Coverage: The Duke Endowment Names New Trustee

July 9, 2012

Trustees of The Duke Endowment have approved $40.5 million in new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Read the news release.

 

07/09/2012
The Duke Endowment
Media Coverage: The Duke Endowment Approved New Grants

July 9, 2012

Trustees of The Duke Endowment have approved $40.5 million in new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Read the news release.

 

06/18/2012
The Duke Endowment
Media Coverage: The Duke Endowment Names New Trustee

June 18, 2012

Harris E. DeLoach Jr., chairman and chief executive officer at Sonoco Products Co. in Hartsville, S.C., has been elected a Trustee of The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.

06/15/2012
IndependantMail.com
Media Coverage: After 2 Years, Mothers Graduate From Program

Jun. 15, 2012

IndependantMail.com

From prenatal care through birth, the Nurse Family Partnership helps pregnant women learn about being a mother. For Lauren McCants, the two and a half years she spent in the program helped ease the fears she had of being a parent and helped her be a better mother . Read the full article.

06/14/2012
Digital Journal
Media Coverage: Western North Carolina Data Link Celebrates 6 Years of Improved Patient Outcomes

Digital Journal

June 14, 2012

The Duke Endowment-funded Health Information Exchange in western North Carolina is among the oldest and most trusted of its kind. By sharing records electronically, physicians and nurses are able to access radiology studies, labs, and even discharge summaries—saving time and money by eliminating the need to repeat tests. Read the full article.

06/08/2012
The-Dispatch.com
Media Coverage: West Davidson Food Pantry Receives A Boost

June 8, 2012

The-Dispatch.com

Just prior to the final school bell of this year a generous donation given to the West Davidson Food Pantry and Clothes Closet will allow the backpack school-feeding program to continue through the summer. The backpack school-feeding program started as a weekend project to help students at one local elementary school, and now serves some 50 students at three elementary schools. In addition to the backpack program, the mission is meeting additional various needs of 120 families within the community. Read the full article.

 

06/07/2012
GoUpstate.com
Media Coverage: Educational Attainment: The Importance Of Investing Early

June 7, 2012

GoUpstate.com

Bill Barnet, Duke Endowment Trustee, discusses different studies on early childhood brain development and the importance of fostering the health, well-being and education of young children. Read the full article.

 

 

 

 

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