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TODAY news for Thursday, April 28, 2008

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Tom and Vi Zapara Rehabilitation Pavilion groundbreaking


B. Lyn Behrens, MBBS, president and chief executive officer (now retired) of Loma Linda University Adventists Health Sciences Center, welcomes guests to groundbreaking services for the new Tom and Vi Zapara Rehabilitation Pavilion.
B. Lyn Behrens, MBBS, president and chief executive officer (now retired) of Loma Linda University Adventists Health Sciences Center, welcomes guests to groundbreaking services for the new Tom and Vi Zapara Rehabilitation Pavilion. The ceremony was held on Monday, February 25, 2008. The groundbreaking service commemorated Loma Linda University Medical Center’s latest venture to improve patient care in a healing environment.
During his remarks, Michael Jackson, MBA, senior vice president and administrator, Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus
During his remarks, Michael Jackson, MBA, senior vice president and administrator, Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus, noted that families and patients will be encouraged to work together in the healing process. “When our families and patients connect through nature, they heal faster and better,” Mr. Jackson says.
Tom and Vi Zapara greet attendees at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new rehabilition pavilion to be named in their honor.
Tom and Vi Zapara greet attendees at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new rehabilition pavilion to be named in their honor. The new pavilion will offer private patient rooms with outdoor patios. The Tom and Vi Zapara Rehabilitation Paviliion is expected to open in late 2009.
Ruthita Fike, MA, chief executive officer, Loma Linda University Medical Center, thanks the Zaparas for their gift that is making the new rehabilitation pavilion a reality.
Ruthita Fike, MA, chief executive officer, Loma Linda University Medical Center, thanks the Zaparas for their gift that is making the new rehabilitation pavilion a reality.
Former San Bernardino police officer Dan Davies, who was paralyzed from the waist down in an on-duty accident, and his wife, Jodie, note that �this amazing  new facility will offer the opportunity for the family to remain with the loved ones.
Former San Bernardino police officer Dan Davies, who was paralyzed from the waist down in an on-duty accident, and his wife, Jodie, note that “this amazing  new facility will offer the opportunity for the family to remain with the loved ones during their weakest and hardest hours.”
Gerald R. Winslow, PhD, vice president for mission and culture, LLUMC, offers the dedicatory prayer following the groundbreaking services for the Tom and Vi Zapara Rehabilitation Pavilion.
Gerald R. Winslow, PhD, vice president for mission and culture, LLUMC, offers the dedicatory prayer following the groundbreaking services for the Tom and Vi Zapara Rehabilitation Pavilion.

TODAY news for Thursday, April 28, 2008