Smittcamps Give Million to Neurosciences

Community Medical Centers has received a $1 million gift from Robert E. Smittcamp and the Smittcamp Family Foundation to expand neuroscience services for the San Joaquin Valley. The gift is meant to help expand a vital service line not available elsewhere in the region. Dinuba farmworker Juan Aquino had life-saving surgery in December 2014 at Community Regional to remove a lesion in his brain. Because Community had a Neuroscience Center of Excellence, the rural hospital that discovered his lesion did have to transfer him far from home to UCSF, Stanford or Cedars Sinai for his care. “I understand the critical need for stroke, head trauma and spine care in our region, and the terrific neuroscience program they’re building at Community Regional Medical Center needs to keep growing,” said Bob Smittcamp,…


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