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2012 Press Releases


Bergen County Police Chiefs Help Make Holidays Merry for Pediatric Patients

-Santa Delivers Gifts to Children at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center-

(Pictured L to R) Dennis Tripaldi, Security Manager, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center;
Retired Chief Jack Murphy, Englewood Cliffs; Chief Michael Maguire, Moonachie; Chief Thomas
Johnson, Elmwood Park; Santa; Allison Turkell, Child Life Specialist, Englewood Hospital and
Medical Center; Chief Donald Keane, Cliffside Park; Chief Fred Stahman, Glen Rock;
Chief Frank Papapietro, New Milford; Chief Jeremy Abrams, Montvale.

(Englewood, NJ, December 14, 2012) – Pediatric patients at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center recently received a surprise visit from Santa Claus and Bergen County Chiefs of Police, who were on hand to help deliver toys donated by the Bergen County Police Chiefs Association.

“This is a wonderful tradition that we look forward to every year,” said Lori Villa, Special Events Planner at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. “A visit from Santa and Bergen County’s finest definitely helps lift the spirits of our youngest patients, which is especially important during the holiday season.”

Basketballs, dolls and games were among some of the gifts handed out to the children.

About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.   Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.