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Downtown Allentown Revitalization District receives Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence

Date posted: November 14, 2017

Congratulations to ANIZDA, City Center Investment Corp., and everyone else involved in helping the Queen City receive this important recognition. “The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) announced today that the “Downtown Allentown Revitalization […]

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Caring for the Lehigh Valley’s veterans with new LVHN MAVRIC program

Date posted: November 10, 2017

Integrity. Trust. Honor. The men and women who serve in our military exhibit these qualities. Now, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) wants to do the same for them when it comes to their health care, […]

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LVHN Street Medicine Program Provides Health Care for the Homeless

Date posted: October 18, 2017

You may be used to seeing homeless residents in large cities and urban areas  – standing on street corners, sleeping on church steps, or lined up at soup kitchens. But in the Lehigh Valley the […]

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The national and state impact of the opioid epidemic

Date posted: August 29, 2017

There are daily updates in the local and national news media about the opioids epidemic in America and its impact on communities everywhere. But while we’ve been hearing more and more about opioids lately, the […]

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Opioids, Addiction and the Lehigh Valley

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The opioids epidemic has hit home in the Lehigh Valley, and medical professionals, therapists, county agencies, police departments, and residents are all dealing with it. “I have witnessed a large increase in the volume of […]

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The passing of Edward Donley

Date posted: April 4, 2017

Mr. Edward Donley, Leonard Parker Pool’s handpicked successor to lead Air Products, was also named by Mr. Pool in his will to serve as one of the original Trustees to lead The Dorothy Rider Pool […]

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Former Trustee H. Robert Cathcart passes away

Date posted: March 6, 2017

H. Robert Cathcart Mr. Cathcart served as a Trustee of The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust from 1984 to 1995. During his tenure, he saw The Trust more than double in size and grow […]

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Thriving Together Under One Roof by Sandra Gee, BS

Date posted: September 14, 2016

The Health Care Council of the Lehigh Valley (HCC) issued a Community Health Profile entitled “The Road to Health” in March 2016. The HCC was created by the not-for-profit health care systems of the Lehigh […]

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Health Affairs highlights The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust in article

Date posted: August 4, 2016

The journal Health Affairs recently recognized The Pool Trust’s support of the Street Medicine program at Lehigh Valley Health Network (http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/3/544.full). The Trust’s resources allow the more than 100 program workers to provide health services […]

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AcademyHealth Announces 2016 Annual Research Meeting Award Recipient Dr. Mary Naylor

Date posted: July 8, 2016

Congratulations to Dorothy Rider-Pool Health Care Trust Trustee Dr. Mary Naylor on receiving this prestigious honor: Washington D.C. (June 14, 2016)—AcademyHealth announced today the winners of its 2016 Annual Research Meeting (ARM) awards. Each award recognizes […]

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