Vail Health Magazine 2013 - page 5

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On the Cover
Andy Burke is a patient
care nurse at Vail Valley Medical Center.
Originally fromMichigan, Andy moved
to Vail after graduating from nursing
school to pursue his passion for
helping people and playing outside.
Photo by Dominique Taylor
Publisher
Lindsay Warner
Editor
Wren Wertin
Photo Editor
Dominique Taylor
Art Director
Andrea Goodlin
Designer
Carrie Calvin
Marketing Director
Michael Holton
Contributors
Brent Bingham
Jim Brown
Cody Downard
Shauna Farnell
Kim Fuller
Christine Hall
Brenda Himelfarb
Janice Kurbjun
John LaConte
Ross Leonhart
Cheryl Lindstrom
Karen Mason
Justin McCarty
Kim Nicoletti
Catherine Sum
Vail Valley Medical Center Executive Team
Doris Kirchner
Charles Crevling
Rick Smith
Nicholas Brown
Peggy Carey
Brian Foster
Dr. Barry Hammaker
Mary Ann McEntee
Luke O’Brien
Stephanie Spence
Alice Weydt
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FROM THE CEO
Letter from the President
and CEO of Vail Valley
Medical Center
Ask an Expert
Local specialists answer
real questions
Use It or Lose It
Easy exercises from the
Howard Head therapists to
help prevent injury
The Skinny on Skincare
Tips and advice for skincare in
the high country
Functional Fitness
Workout tips and trends in
the valley such as CrossFit,
Manic and more
The Proof Is in
the Package
At The Steadman Clinic, they
recommend delaying joint
replacements if possible
Going Head First
Helmets, seatbelts and why
they’re always a good idea
In the Balance
Kids: how much
encouragement is too
much pressure?
Choose Your
Own Adventure
The Keen Vail Kids Adventure
Race scores big on
camaraderie & fun
Best in the Business
Peaks of Excellence in the
VVMC family
That’s the Spirit
Pink Vail is the largest
ski day fundraiser for
cancer in North America
Childbirth 101
OB classes help parents-to-be
get ready
It’s a Dog’s Life
Vail Pet Partners dogs bring
warmth to patients
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On the Move
The Howard Head team helps
athletes prevent injuries, such
as ACL tears, as well as recover
from them
Don’t Just Survive …
Thrive
Shaw’s “Spirit of Survival”
program empowers patients
with spiritual, physical and
emotional support
A Match Made
in Medicine
For this local couple, health
care is a family business
Keeping It Real
VVMC’s manikin family, the
Jetsims, offer real-life practice
to medical professionals
Got Visitors?
Activities for any type of visitor
Faces in the Crowd
VVMC’s donor circle
Out in the community
Maps for local care
Directory of medical services
VVMC’s financial information
for the 2012 fiscal year
Photo by Zach Mahone
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