Community Educator of the YearKathy Graziano, MD was awarded Community Educator of the Year by Mayo Clinic-Arizona General Surgery Residents. Congratulations to Dr. Graziano and thank you to all the residents at Mayo Clinic-Arizona for recognizing her extraordinary educational efforts with this award.
Dr. J. Craig Egan spoke on Good Morning Arizona
about the dangers of coin cell batteries and how ingestion of these tiny batteries produce symptoms mimicking the common cold. These batteries are found in remote controls, toys, cameras, watches, garage door openers, and even 'singing' greeting cards. Visit the National Capital Poison Center
website for safety tips to help protect young children and adults alike against the potential dangers of these batteries.
Partnership for a Drug Free America-Arizona
Dr. Kathy Graziano, in alliance with the Partnership for a Drug Free America-Arizona Chapter, promotes the importance of parents talking to their children about illegal and prescription drug abuse. For more information, visit their website at www.DrugFreeAz.org
Dr. David Notrica, Trauma Medical Director for Phoenix Children's Hospital, was instrumental in helping Arizona legislators understand the importance of requiring booster seats for children between the ages of 5 and 7 under 4' 10." Arizona's new booster seat law
goes into effect on August 2, 2012. Arizona joins 47 other states that have similar laws.