November 2012                                                The latest news from St. Peter's Hospital                             Issue No. 21

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Lectures and Events

Growing Up Strong with Mom

Saturday, Nov. 3, 1 - 4 p.m.
Education Center

Presented by Pediatrician Michelle Danielson, MD, for mothers and their daughters ages 10-13 covering adolescence, puberty and more.  The fee is $10.  Please register here   


Sinus Solutions - free 

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6 p.m.   Education Center   

ENT Specialist Scott Pargot, DO, presents a free talk on new procedures to treat sinusitis


Diabetes Dialogue - free
Tuesday, Nov. 13
4:30 - 6 p.m. health fair
A1c blood tests and flu shots $25
6 - 7:30 p.m.  presentations by physicians, nurse educator and
those affected by diabetes
Get the specifics here

Young Professionals Health Fair
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 10 - 1 p.m.
Capital City Health Club - free
1280 N. Montana
Flu shots offered for $25

Light-a-Life Tree Lighting Ceremony - free
Thursday, Dec. 6, 4:30 p.m. Helena Civic Center
Purchase lights in memory or honor of loved ones by November 26. Make your donation here or call 444-2370 


St. Peter's also offers

CPR/First Aid

Quit for Life tobacco cessation

Safe Sitter


For more information or to register,  click here 

OR CALL 444-2135

Meet the CEO Candidates 

The public is invited to meet the finalists for St. Peter's new President and CEO at a community forum on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., in St. Peter's Education Center.  Each candidate will make a brief presentation and the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions. Six candidates have been chosen from a pool of nearly 200 applicants for

New Board Member   

Obstetrician/Gynecologist Michael Hay, M.D., was recently appointed to St. Peter's Board of Directors.  He is the fourth physician on the Board and replaces continue reading.

New Physicians  

St. Peter's Medical Group is proud to announce the addition of Richard Buswell, MD, and Summer Monforte, MD, specializing in the field of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. It was Dr. Buswell's desire to sell his long-time Helena practice to St. Peter's and click to continue reading

Also new to St. Peter's are emergency medicine physicians 
Andy Coil, DO and Chris Eixenberger, MD; Psychiatrist Andrea Mow, DO, who is the new director of the Behavioral Health Unit and a Montana native; and General Surgeon Randy Kjorstad, MD. Click on the physician's name to read more.

Cancer Treatment Accredited

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has recognized St. Peter's exceptional, high-quality cancer care by granting accreditation. A facility receives accreditation following the continue reading.  

November Recipe     

Director of Nutrition Services Deb Jones, RD, wrote an article for September's Health & Wellness magazine titled "Whole Grains - Trendy or Necessary?" Click here to read the article, with a link at the bottom to her published recipe.

Contact Information 

St. Peter's Hospital           
2475 Broadway, Helena, MT  59601
Call 457-4180 for all appointments.