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Inova Health System gets $50 million donation, WUSA 9, May 18, 2015

Inova have received the largest single donation in Virginia healthcare history, $50 Million Dollars.

Multi-million-dollar gift to help fund Fairfax cancer research center, ABC 7 WJLA, May 18, 2015

Multi-million-dollar gift to Inova from Dwight and Martha Schar will help fund Fairfax cancer research center.

Inova Center for Personalized Health’s Cancer Program Receives $50 Million Gift

Donald (Skip) Trump, MD, named the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute CEO & Executive Director FALLS CHURCH, VA. – Inova acknowledged today a $50 million gift from developer and philanthropist Dwight Schar launching the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute. The center will anchor the new Inova Center for Personalized Health recently […]

Home builder Dwight Schar gives $50 million to boost Inova cancer center, The Washington Post, May 18, 2015

Inova’s plan to develop a medical campus dedicated to cancer research, genomics and personalized medicine is getting a major boost from someone who knows a thing or two about building. Read more in The Washington Post.

Inova’s cancer center receives major gift from prominent homebuilder, Washington Business Journal, May 18, 2015

Inova Health System’s cancer center will receive a $50 million boost toward its personalized medicine ambitions in a major donation from home construction mogul Dwight Schar and his wife, Martha Schar, officials plan to announce today. Read more Washington Business Journal.

Inova’s Deneen Richmond Speaks about Recent Safety Report from Leapfrog Group on WUSA 9, April 29, 2015

Deneen Richmond, VP of Performance and Improvements & Outcomes, at Inova spoke with WUSA 9 about Leapfrog Group’s recent safety Hospital Safety Score on April 29, 2015.

Inova’s Robert Najarian, MD, Shares Tips on Easing Back Into Exercise on WUSA 9, April 20, 2015

Robert Najarian, orthopedic surgeon with Inova Medical Group, shared tips on how to ease back into exercise without hurting your back or joints on WUSA 9 on April 20, 2015.

Weight Loss Patient Success Story: Traci

Enjoying retirement wasn’t going to be possible with Traci’s current health.  She had hyperlipidemia and high blood pressure.  Traci also had a strong family history of coronary artery disease, which added to the concerns that weighed on her mind. Traci struggled with her weight her entire life.  She was always a bit overweight in high school […]

High Intensity vs. Medium-Low Intensity Exercise:  Pros & Cons

By Nick Graves, BS, ACSM-HFS The biggest fad currently plaguing the fitness industry is high intensity exercise. It is marketed in a manner that makes you feel inadequate if you can’t participate in workouts such as Crossfit, Kettlebells, Tabata or HITT.  It includes short bursts of very intense cardio aiming to reach your maximum heart […]

Recipe of the Month: Roasted Zucchini Hummus

Submitted by Maria Tadic, Registered Dietician Inova Bariatric Surgery Switch up traditional hummus with a fun springtime twist – zucchini!  Roasted zucchini and lemon zest give this hummus a uniquely bright flavor.  Plus you’re adding in a serving of vegetables, which never hurts.  Serve with raw veggies or whole wheat pita chips for the perfect […]

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