Charlevoix Physician Honored for Immunization Efforts

June 20, 2019 Charlevoix pediatrician Roderic Tinney, M.D., FAAP, recently was named the 2019 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion for Michigan for his efforts to ensure area children are protected from childhood diseases. The recognition comes from the Association of Immunization Managers and the CDC’s...

Mark D. Israel, M.D., Joins Munson Medical Center

April 30, 2019 Mark D. Israel, M.D., has joined the staff of Munson Medical Center as a board certified pediatrician. Dr. Israel practices at Kids Creek Children’s Clinic, 5024 N. Royal Drive, in Traverse City. He is accepting new patients, and appointments can be made by calling 231-935-0555. Dr....

Katie Heintz Tournament Raises Record $40,990

April 23, 2019 The 14th annual Katie Heintz basketball tournament in March raised a record $40,990, pushing the total tourney benefit to the community close to $200,000 since its start. The annual fundraiser pits students from across the Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools (GTACS) system against their...

Partnership Promotes Tasty Fruits, Vegetables for Kids

April 11, 2019 Real-time vegetable tales flowing from the minds of young participants will cue up once again at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum from 10:30 a.m. - noon on May 1. The museum and Munson Healthcare continue their partnership begun earlier this year on the Fruit and Veggie Superstar...

VIDEO | NICU Changes Coming will Offer Family Integrated Care

March 21, 2019 Munson Medical Center is in the middle of the largest expansion in their history. The expansion is for the new Family Birth and Children’s Center, which will bring additional NICU services to all of northern Michigan. Rayden Eastman was born 13 weeks early and was on the mechanical...