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UnityPoint Health Wound Centers Offer Foot Health Tips During National Foot Health Awareness Month (4-3-2017)
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the UnityPoint Health Wound Centers suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. According to the American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day which adds up to more than three million steps per year.

Pekin League to Host Golf Classic for UnityPoint Health – Pekin (4-3-2017)
The Pekin Hospital League’s 26th Annual Golf Classic will be held May 1, 2017, at the Pekin Country Club. The entry fee is $125 per person and includes green fees, a cart, a box lunch, beverages and a buffet dinner. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m., followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

UnityPoint Health Celebrates Certified Nurses Day (3-17-2017)
UnityPoint Health is celebrating Certified Nurses Day on March 19th by honoring its Certified Nurses. UnityPoint Health has 721 certified nurses on staff at its Methodist, Proctor and Pekin campuses. Board certified nurses are recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care.

UnityPoint Health – Pekin Accepting Scholarship Applications (2-10-2017)
(February 10, 2017) The Unity Point Health – Pekin Auxiliary is now accepting scholarship applications from local students enrolled in a health care professions program. Each year the Auxiliary’s scholarship committee reviews applications and awards funds based on course of study, scholarship achievements, course requirements, letters of recommendation and financial need. The committee awarded a total of $3,500 to seven students in 2016.

ProHealth Medical Group Welcomes Surgeon (2-6-2017)
ProHealth Medical Group, part of UnityPoint Health, is pleased to announce that Dr. F. Nani Moazzam has joined ProHealth General Surgery and is now seeing patients at 600 South 13th Street, Suite I, in Pekin. Dr. Moazzam has been a member of the Medical Staff at UnityPoint Health – Pekin since 2003 and is currently serving as President-Elect for the Medical Staff leadership team.

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