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2011 Nun Run® a Roaring Success

On behalf of the CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare, the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, JSC Space Riders, and Retreads Motorcycle Club, thank you all for making the 7th annual Nun Run a success. More than 450 riders and guests were in attendance on rally day, while funds from Nun Run participants and donors have already eclipsed $100,000.

Click here to view Nun Run Photos

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Kemah Blair, Senior Director of Development, 713.652.3100


Posted Monday, October 17, 2011

October Roundtable with R. Stan Marek

At the October 2011 Roundtable breakfast, R. Stan Marek, President and CEO of The Marek Family of Companies presented Immigration at the Crossrodas 2011 – a discussion of the current state of US immigration policy, how it impacts our community, and what needs to be done to fix the system. The event was held at the W.T. and Louise J. Moran Health Center/John S. Dunn Building.

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Posted Thursday, October 13, 2011

St. Mary's Clinic Off to a Fast & Furious Start

Only open for a matter of weeks, CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Clinic on Houston’s southeast side, is already experiencing a rush of patients seeking essential health care services. Located on Wayside Drive near Interstate 45 South, St. Mary’s serves uninsured patients in one of Houston’s largely Hispanic communities and is the central hub for the CHRISTUS Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative.

The clinic was recently featured on KTMD-TV Telemundo Houston, sparking wave after wave of patients seeking care.

Read what Sister Rosanne Popp, M.D., the clinic’s director and leader of a tireless staff, has to say about some of the encouraging and heartfelt experiences that resulted from this televised report. Her words follow –

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Posted Friday, September 09, 2011

Hometown Hero – Outstanding Volunteer Recognized

Dr. Ernest Cronin leads the Cronin & Brauer Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic and the Operation San José Mission Project, two of CHRISTUS Foundation’s cornerstone ministries. Dr. Cronin was named the 2011 Halliburton Hometown and honored at a Houston Texans game at Reliant Stadium on Monday, August 15th, 2011. In addition to introducing Dr. Cronin as the Hometown Hero, Halliburton made a generous donation to CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare in Dr. Cronin’s honor.

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Posted Thursday, August 04, 2011

CHRISTUS Teams Up With Special Olympics

This April, a number of CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare ministries joined forces to attract area athletes to the Special Olympics. Volunteers included healthcare workers and providers affiliated with CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital, CHRISTUS St. John Hospital, Point of Light Clinic and CHRISTUS School Based Clinics.

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Posted Thursday, July 07, 2011

Understanding Obesity, America's Looming Health Crisis

Dr. Rebecca Lee, Director of the Obesity Research Center at the University of Houston, recently addressed attendees at the CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare monthly Breakfast Roundtable.

Her presentation about obesity shed light on what is being called an “epidemic” by many scholars and policy makers, and what may indeed be the single biggest public-health challenge facing our nation today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 34 percent of U.S. adults were defined as obese in 2009.

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Posted Wednesday, July 06, 2011

May Roundtable with Dr. Rebecca Lee

At the May 2011 Roundtable breakfast, Dr. Rebecca Lee presented "Reversing the Obesogenic Environment," an extremely informative overview our community's current obesity problem. Dr. Lee's research will be very useful as CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare works to bring health, education and wellness to the most vulnerable in our community.

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Posted Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative Delivers a Full Spectrum of Care

In response to the critical need for affordable healthcare in many Greater Houston communities, CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare has introduced the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative.

Through a synergistic relationship among three vital CHRISTUS Foundation ministries, the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative provides a continuum of care to families for whom medical care is often deemed an unaffordable luxury until illnesses have progressed and emergency care is required.

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Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011

St. Catherine Hospital and Houston Stallions “Sport the Pink”

CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital in Katy and the Southern Indoor Football League, Houston Stallions teamed together on Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at the Merrell Center to support breast cancer awareness.

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Posted Thursday, June 09, 2011

Aggie’s Death Reminds Us of Role of Immunizations

Bacterial meningitis is a serious, vaccine-preventable disease. Yet there are approximately 1,000 - 1,200 cases in the United States each year. And each can become life-threatening in 48 hours or less.

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Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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