Barlow Foundation Breathing Room - Winter 2016

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Nursing Residency Graduates Getting to Know our New CEO

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03 Barlow Brings a Family Back Together 05 Thank You, 2015 Donors! 08 RN Residency Program Graduates 09 Getting to Know Barlow’s New CEO 11 Einstein Lecture - Science and Sage Advice 13 A New Way to Use Your IRA


Cantonese to English for his

(The Lau Family at home with Moon & Yun Ying, center)

with a feeding

’s first-ever class of Registered Nurses completed an in-depth three month residency ,

PIH Health Hospital in Whittier.

Gladys D’Souza, Chief Nursing Officer, and Pam Athwal, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, both expressed thanks to the students for their hard work and asked for feedback on how to make the program better. They also encouraged the new graduates

“This is an ongoing journey of learning. We want you to grow and to think of nothing but Barlow. Our goal is to keep you,” Pam said. Gladys agreed. “One thing I request of all of you. Please stay with us. I know you want to grow, bur remember the time we invested in you. We always want to make Barlow the best place to work.”

earned his doctorate in Business Administration and achieved fellow

that is relevant for our times is my first goal here.

San Diego from Los Angeles for me. On a personal level, my wife and I have a young child whom we wanted to raise in Southern California, which made the move very appealing. We lived here before and have temporarily settled in Glendale. I shared with the Barlow team that healthcare

Announcing the Barlow Foundation’s 2016 fundraising gala

a sophisticated soiree April 9th at Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles The evening honors ROYCE AND JENNIFER DIENER (Community Leadership Award) AARON KAPLAN (Bernie Brillstein Legacy Award) and DR. ZAB MOSENIFAR (Medical Excellence Award) and features a performance by Grammy Award Winner STEVE TYRELL CHAIRPERSONS Carrie Brillstein Jennifer Diener Diane Naegele Julia van Hees-Aidner PLANNING COMMITTEE Jill Baldauf Alison Crowell Linda Eng Constance Towers Gavin Sarah Jensen Kathleen Peacock Jill Reilly

HONORARY COMMITTEE CHAIR Suzanne Rheinstein HONORARY COMMITTEE Suzanne de Passe William and Jennifer Fain Holly Jacobs Rob Lowe Virginia Mancini Sandra Moss Heather Shuemaker Martin Short Linda Thompson John and Andrea Van de Kamp Richard Weitz

Tickets are $500 per person and sponsorships are available at $5,000-$50,000. All proceeds benefit Barlow Respiratory Hospital. For more information contact Phil Kong, or call 213.202.6816.


Since 2010, the Barlow Foundation has received nearly $1.3 million in bequests. These gifts gave hope where hope had been lost and helped hundreds of patients like Lane.

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