Wake Forest Baptist December Awards and Recognitions


Wake Forest Baptist December Awards and Recognitions

Wake Forest Baptist Performs its First Heart-Kidney Transplant


In the procedure that spanned more than 18 hours, 54-year-old Keith Overcash of Denton received both organs from the same donor. The heart transplant was done first, by Edward Kincaid, M.D., associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery. After that was judged successful, the kidney operation was performed by Jeffrey Rogers, M.D., professor of surgery.

New AirCare Helicopter Now on Duty at Virginia Airport


AirCare, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s critical-care transport service, has based a new helicopter at Blue Ridge Regional Airport in Henry County, Virginia.

Researchers Report Possibility of Using Unused Human Pancreata to Build New Organs


Researchers have been working for years to develop an artificial pancreas in the lab to help the millions of people with type 1 diabetes. But the answer may be to “recycle” the more than 300 human pancreata from organ donors that aren’t currently being used.

Brenner FIT Adds Wilkes County Site to Telemedicine Network


Brenner FIT, the Brenner Children’s Hospital program that takes a family-centered approach to treating children with obesity, has extended its electronic reach to Wilkes County.

Wake Forest Baptist Breaks Ground on 50-Bed Addition at Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run Campus


The new building relocates inpatient services from the Mocksville campus to the Bermuda Run campus, consolidating services in one location.

Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Wednesday, Dec. 2


Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Wednesday, Dec. 2 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. –Nov. 24, 2015 – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will hold its annual Moravian star lighting ceremony from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Wake Forest Baptist has shared its holiday

Brenner Children’s Offering Annual ‘Footprint’ Holiday Card


Since 1998, the Brenner Holiday Card Project has offered a festive opportunity to send holiday greetings to loved ones while supporting Brenner Children's Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Wake Forest Baptist November Awards and Recognition


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center November Awards and Recognition.

Holiday Fare May Present Problems for People with Food Allergies


During the holidays, the variety and complexity of foods served by friends and relatives can present landmines for people with food allergies.