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Spain: Your Adventure Against Diabetes

The Pardee Spirit of Women Program will host, "Spain: Your Adventure Against Diabetes" on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the Pardee Signature Care Center.

Pardee will promote female health regarding diabetes through education regarding managing weight, lowering diabetes risk and boosting overall health. Through the application of simple choices, influenced by the culture of Spain, attendees will learn to lower chances of acquiring diabetes and lower risks of complications for individuals with the disease. Presenters include Nina Lovern, from the Perspectives Diabetes Education Program, Erin Calloway, from the YMCA of WNC, and Rachel Heath, from Pardee Rehab & Wellness. Other Pardee Services, Pardee physician offices and the YMCA will also be present and provide information at the event.

A taste of Spanish cuisine is included. Register by calling the Pardee Signature Care Center at (828) 692-4600.

Pardee is proud to be a Spirit of Women hospital – a network of hospitals and health care systems across the nation that inspire healthy lifestyle choices for women and their families. Pardee's Spirit of Women seminars, screenings and events will empower women to address and improve the health issues that affect them each day. Be a part of the movement and help us inspire the mothers, wives, sisters and friends in our community to take action and lead a healthy lifestyle.

Pardee Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health Care. The hospital is licensed for 222 acute care beds. The hospital has several locations separate from the main campus and a comprehensive physician practice network. For more information or to find a physician, call 1-866-790-WELL (9355) or visit www.pardeehospital.org.

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April Monnich Recognized as 100 Great Nurses in North Carolina

April Monnich, -BC, CMSRN, Clinical Nurse III, Clinical Coordinator, PATHS, was recognized as one of the Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina.

This extraordinary nurse was selected by her peers for her continued excellence in patient care and commitment to the nursing profession. Pardee is proud to honor April's achievement, as she is a shining example of the many Pardee nurses that make a difference everyday in the lives of their patients and the community.

April was recognized and received her award at a black tie celebration event on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. April is one of 11 nurses from the UNC Health Care system to receive this recognition.

The Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina is a grassroots peer recognition organization honoring the nursing profession in North Carolina. The organization annually acknowledges 100 North Carolina nurses who demonstrate excellence in practice and commitment to their profession, and contributes scholarships funds for registered nurse education. To learn more about the Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina, please visit www.great100.org.

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MPHC Open House

Mission Pardee Health Campus will host an open house Oct. 30 from 5 -7 p.m. The event will feature tours of the new Rehabilitation and Aquatic Therapy, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Wellness. Open houses for Pardee's new internal medicine physician, Dr. Grace, and OB/GYN, Dr. Huff, will be provided at Pardee Fletcher Medical Associates.

Dr. Ron Paulus of Mission Health, Jay Kirby of Pardee Hospital and Paul Vest of the YMCA of Western North Carolina will offer opening remarks at 5:30 p.m., followed by informational forums from 6 – 7 p.m. Guided tours of both locations, including the YMCA, will be provided.

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Pardee Hosts Pill Drop Off

To celebrate National Pharmacy Week, the Henderson County Sheriff's Office, Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital and HopeRx are teaming together to host a Pill Drop to help the fight against prescription drug abuse. We will be collecting all unwanted, unused and expired prescription and over-the-counter medication with the exception of chemotherapy medications and needles.

The event will be heald from 9 a.m. untill 1 p.m. in the Pardee Medical Office Building Parking lot on Wednesday, Oct. 22.   


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Pardee Hospital Welcomes Dr. Shannon Huff



Shannon Huff, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., is a board-certified OB/GYN at Pardee OB/GYN Associates in Fletcher. Dr. Huff received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, and completed a residency and internship in obstetrics and gynecology from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

As a woman, Dr. Huff understands the importance of taking care of not only the baby during pregnancies, but the mother as well. By connecting with patients, she instills trust in families that she will be with them every step of the way. Dr. Huff is board-certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Pardee OB/GYN Associates - Fletcher

2695 Hendersonville Road

Arden, NC 28704

(828) 684-6035


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