The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust

Press Releases

Pool Trust Awards New Grant to LVHN Department of Community Health

Date posted: September 10, 2019

Allentown, PA: September 10, 2019: The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust has awarded a $1,538,749 grant to the Department of Community Health at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). The grant was awarded in April […]

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LVHN Research Scholar Program Opens for 2019

Date posted: February 4, 2019

The application period for Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Research Scholar Program has opened! The long-running program is an esteemed experience for college students and has been a part of the launch of many successful careers […]

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Allentown Program for Improving Family Health Celebrates First-Year Anniversary

Date posted: November 30, 2017

ACHIP helps struggling single mother adjust to parenthood Last year at this time, Charmaine Picon’s transition to motherhood was stressful and challenging, and she wasn’t aware of any services that could help her and her […]

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Two additional Lehigh County Police Departments will begin administering Naloxone in overdose cases

Date posted: June 30, 2016

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced on Thursday, June 30, 2016, that two additional Lehigh County police departments will begin using the opioid reversal antidote, Naloxone, in overdose cases. Martin said a memorandum of […]

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New ACHIP Program to Improve Health of Children and Pregnant Women in Downtown Allentown

Date posted: May 6, 2016

Collective Impact being used to align health network with regional nonprofit agency The health and wellbeing of children and pregnant women in Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) is the focus of a new healthcare initiative […]

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New Report: Valley Continues to Improve in Treating Disease and Illness, Must do Better in Growing Health

Date posted: March 1, 2016

Health Care Council of the Lehigh Valley releases latest report on health of region’s residents The community health profile of Lehigh Valley residents is the focus of “The Road to Health” 2016 report released today […]

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The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust Gives LVHN $200,000 for Street Medicine Program

Date posted: December 8, 2015

A typical work day for Brett Feldman is both surprising and inspiring. The 33-year-old physician assistant with Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) might deliver medications to men at the Allentown Rescue Mission; trudge through the […]

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LCCC Promise Scholarship Program Benefits Allentown School District Graduates Studying Healthcare

Date posted: September 29, 2015

Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust funds new four-year program. Students who are studying for careers in the healthcare field at Lehigh Carbon Community College are the first beneficiaries of the new Promise Scholarship Program. […]

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Innovative Local Partnership that Supports Young Mothers and Adolescents with Medical Services and Education Develops Pilot Program in Allentown

Date posted: July 23, 2015

Chelsey was a teenage mother-to-be with her first child when she became a resident at the Great Beginnings facility of Valley Youth House in east Allentown earlier this year. Not knowing what to expect once […]

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The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust Announces $8.9 Million Grant to LVHN

Date posted: January 21, 2015

Largest grant in the Trust’s history supports emerging technology for staff, consumer education. The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust has awarded the largest grant in its nearly 40-year history to Lehigh Valley Health Network’s […]

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