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In this week's issue: "Storybook ball supports MGHfC nutrition, art and music therapy," "Cure Alzheimer's Fund donates $5.4 million," "A lasting friendship for two families," and more.

Stories in the 10/26/2012 Issue of Hotline

A lasting friendship for two families

Twenty-five years after their sons were diagnosed with leukemia, the Masserys and Donnellans remain close friends -- and the two young men are now long cancer free.

First MGH infection control nurse honored

In honor of Carole DeMille, RN, its first official nurse, the Infection Control Unit hosted a celebration of her life Oct. 15 in the Ether Dome and dedicated its conference room on Bulfinch 3 in her name.

Global Psychiatry visits Kuwait

Leadership from the MGH Department of Psychiatry and Division of Global Psychiatry recently traveled to Kuwait for a week to support efforts to enhance mental health services there.

Hutter named first Macomber Family Endowed Scholar

Adolph M. Hutter Jr., MD, was named the inaugural Macomber Family Endowed Scholar for Cardiovascular Performance Innovation during a Sept. 24 ceremony.

Psychology Assessment Center marks 15 years

The MGH Psychology Assessment Center (PAC), part of the Department of Psychiatry, celebrates 15 years this month.

Storybook Ball supports MGHfC nutrition, music and art therapy

The 13th annual Storybook Ball Oct. 20 at the Museum of Fine Arts raised more than $1.3 million.

Toy Box brings joy to children with cancer

In November 2011, Hope Bolster, 2, was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of muscle cancer.

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