Breast Cancer, Breast Health, Cancer, Womens Health

Breast cancer survivor recalls journey to celebrate

Celebrating Oaks Day 2024 has taken on a new meaning for Rachel Trice, 34, of Madison, Indiana. Rachel will be among the 150 breast and ovarian cancer survivors to walk in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade moments before the 150th running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks at historic Churchill Downs on Friday, May 3. Rewind…

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Employee stories - Norton Healthcare, Sports Health

Norton Healthcare athletic trainers working hands-on at Kentucky Derby for first time

On May 4, 2024, Louisville will make history when it celebrates the 150th running of the Kentucky Derby. The glitz, glamour and tradition of the day will culminate in one two-minute race, as the 20 best 3-year-old thoroughbreds will enter the starting gate and run 1¼ miles, while millions from around the world watch with…

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Health Equity, Norton West Louisville Hospital

Purchase a brick and be part of history at Norton West Louisville Hospital

In early 2022, West Louisville learned it would become home to Norton West Louisville Hospital, the area’s first newly constructed hospital in more than 150 years. Located at 28th Street and Broadway, the hospital will be part of the Norton Healthcare Goodwill Opportunity Campus. Welcoming visitors to the hospital from the corner of 28th and Garland…

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Norton Childrens Medical Associates, Norton Community Medical Associates

Norton Healthcare, Norton Children’s expanding care in Bowling Green

Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s are expanding services in Western Kentucky through the integration of a well-respected primary care practice in the Bowling Green community. The $1.2 million investment to integrate the former Bowling Green Internal Medicine & Pediatric Associates into Norton Children’s and Norton Healthcare offices allows for enhanced primary care, building on significant…

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Employee stories - Norton Healthcare, Norton Community Medical Associates

A doctor’s global journey to providing bilingual health care in Louisville

In 1995 I arrived in Louisville with my wife and two teenagers. I had $400 dollars to my name and a debt of $4,000 to a family member in Miami, Florida. I did not know the city at all. No relatives and no friends had ever lived in Kentucky. I was the only one able…

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News, Norton Womens & Childrens Hospital, Obstetrics, Womens Health

New rooms give patients options for childbirth

Patients giving birth at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital have another option for their experience in two newly renovated labor and delivery rooms. The two rooms offer a more home-like setting and will be ideal for a natural or midwife-assisted delivery, as well as for those who may be expecting the loss of their infant….

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Dementia, Memory, Neurosciences

Reducing your risk of dementia

As a person ages, changes often occur within the brain that may influence memory and other cognitive abilities. A large amount of research suggests that a healthy lifestyle and attention to common medical conditions may reduce the risk of developing more serious memory disorders like Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Scientists have speculated…

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Breast Health, Womens Health

Breast cancer journey for 1 becomes a family affair

Sara Scott received upsetting news. Her niece had been diagnosed with breast cancer. At 40 years old and after her first mammogram, Virginia Doll, a fashion designer in New York City, had indications of breast cancer. “I was devastated by the news and thought this can’t be happening,” Sara said. “To be 40 years old…

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Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease

$20 million gift will expand Parkinson’s disease programs and research

Norton Healthcare has announced a gift of $20 million to the “Just Imagine” campaign from the estate of Elizabeth Pahk Cressman, M.D., Ph.D., to support programming and research in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders at Norton Neuroscience Institute. The gift will ensure greater access to medical expertise; expand innovative clinical translational research; and recruit, train and attract even…

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Endocrinology, News, Norton Childrens Medical Associates, Norton Community Medical Associates, Norton Now, Orthopedics

Norton Healthcare, Norton Children’s expand services in Westport Plaza

Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s continue to fulfill their promise to expand access to health care with the opening of a new multipractice location in Westport Plaza in northeastern Louisville. The 21,000-square-foot space — a $9.5 million investment — includes Norton Healthcare’s first same-day orthopedic injury care center and the first multidisciplinary office to house…

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Equity inclusion belonging, Health Equity, Patient stories - Norton Healthcare

6 months after first dose, Norton Neuroscience Institute becomes top program for new Alzheimer’s drug

For Pam and Rick Jeffries, it’s become like clockwork. Every other Friday morning, at the same time of day, they drive to the Norton Infusion Center on the Norton Brownsboro Hospital campus. After some time in the waiting area, Pam is admitted back into a room, where she receives her biweekly infusion of lecanemab, the…

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Employee stories - Norton Healthcare

Hospital nutrition director began as an intern, now has long legacy of teaching and mentoring

When Sierra Rogers talks about her life’s work, her face brightens like a kid in a candy store. Her eyes sparkle. She exudes enthusiasm in a way that connects with people. Her energy and positivity reflect someone truly connected to a purpose. “What I enjoy most is the people,” Sierra says of her 37-year career…

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