We Together: A Communication of Stormont Vail Health (May 25, 2023)

Dear Community Partners,

Here are today’s updates:

  • Ugwu Promotes Life in the “Little Apple”
  • Washburn Award Presented to Piper Hower
  • “To Your Health” on WIBW-TV Tonight

Dr. Ugwu Promotes Life in the “Little Apple”

Dr. Boma Ugwu, Stormont Vail Health’s behavioral health provider in Manhattan, is featured on the Made for Manhattan campaign. Made for Manhattan is a promotional effort by the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce to encourage people to live and work in Manhattan by supplying information about activities, events and jobs that make the community a fit.

Dr. Ugwu shares, “This is one of the best places I have practiced. I love it here. If you want to move to a beautiful city where you can enjoy nature, have a great work/life balance, and see a variety of patients, then think Manhattan.”

The campaign shares stories about people who have chosen Manhattan as a place to call home. Dr. Ugwu represents the healthcare industry in a series featuring the industries of Manhattan. The Made for Manhattan healthcare industry page can be accessed here.

Washburn Award Presented to Piper Hower

Piper Hower, FNP-C, North Fielding Family Medicine and Lead APP Family Medicine, was recently nominated for and selected as the winner of the Excellence in Preceptorship award from Washburn University.

Piper received the award at Washburn’s nursing graduation ceremony on May 14. She was nominated as a result of frequently precepting students from the WU School of Nursing in Family Medicine.

Piper precepts two to three students a year who are from Stormont Vail’s partners or who work in our organization. Thank you for all of your efforts, Piper, and congratulations!

“To Your Health” on WIBW-TV Tonight

Learn about a new law that will increase criminal penalties for assault and battery of a healthcare worker on tonight’s “To Your Health.” The segment will air at 10 p.m. on WIBW-TV, Channel 13. Chris Buesing, Director of Workforce Safety at Stormont Vail, testified in favor of the bill and will share insights. The segment will typically repeat at 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. Fridays on 13 News This Morning and be posted on

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Dr. Kenagy

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