The Foundation is hosting a very important lecture this week providing invaluable information that each one of us needs to know. You are welcome to attend this FREE event. Please join us and bring your friends and family!
2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
RECOGNIZING SYMPTOMS OF STROKE,
HEART DISEASE and HEART ATTACKS
in both Women and Men
Mark Blankenship RN
THURSDAY JUNE 20, 2019
Reception 5:30 PM Presentation 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Donations Gladly Accepted
Mark Blankenship RN is the Director of Nursing and Peri-Operative services at Sonoma Specialty Hospital. He has 40 years of high level healthcare experience with an extensive background in trauma, plastics, ortho, heart, and general surgeries. In 1996, Mark became the lead surgery nurse at Memorial Hospital before becoming its first surgical trauma coordinator. He helped pilot new surgical procedures there, including Aortic stent grafting which allowed a patient to avoid one of the most invasive surgical procedures done today. In 2003 Mark became the manager of Memorial's first ambulatory surgical center, and 2006-2016 he was Director of surgical Services for Healdsburg District Hospital. In 2016 he came to Sonoma West Medical Center in Sebastopol. After working in two certified stroke centers, Mark is a subject matter expert on stroke recognition, response, and treatment.