By Christine Davis
Baptist Health South Florida Foundation announced the promotion of Barbara James to vice president of development and development support.
James will continue to lead the foundation’s philanthropic efforts and be responsible for its corporate philanthropy partners program, research and prospect management efforts and systemwide events team.
James holds a BA in English and business management from Christian Brothers University and Lean Six Sigma and fundraising certifications from the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, she has completed management and leadership coursework at Western Governors University.
She is a member of Palm Health Foundation’s board of trustees and serves on the board of the Palm Beach County Medical Society. She is a member of Impact the Palm Beaches and Impact 100 Palm Beach County, the International Women’s Forum Palm Beach and Forum Club of the Palm Beaches.
Boca Raton-based JFS at Home, a nonprofit licensed home-health agency that is affiliated with Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, has entered into a new partnership with Toby & Leon Cooperman Sinai Residences, a continuing care residential community in Boca Raton.
Through the partnership, JFS at Home now offers 24-hour licensed nursing support for independent living residents at Sinai Residences.
“Our mission is to promote healthy aging and we look forward to ensuring that the residents we support continue to live independently with the added security of our trusted and compassionate nurses,” said Marissa Gordon, administrator for JFS at Home.
For more info, visit https://jfshome.org.
As part of Florida Atlantic University’s Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute’s “Brainy Days of 2022: A Celebration of Neuroscience,” several events are scheduled this month. The presentations and lectures aim to educate the public about the importance of brain research and wellness and reducing the stigma associated with brain disorders. Among the events:
• On March 15, author John Marzluff will speak about his book Gifts of the Crow at Spanish River Library in Boca Raton.
• On March 25, the Diversity in Science Festival will be hosted by NeuroSquad and Neuroscience Student Organization at FAU’s Boca campus.
• On March 31, a talk on “The Past, Present and Future of Alzheimer’s Prevention” will be presented by Richard Isaacson, M.D., at the Spanish River Library.
For more information, contact Nicole Baganz, director of community engagement and programming for the Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute, at BIemail@example.com or 561-799-8100.
Sollis Health, a 24/7 members-only VIP medical service, plans to open a flagship location at 324 Royal Palm Way, Palm Beach, this month. The 4,000-square-foot space, staffed with ER physicians, will offer an alternative to hospital emergency rooms and public urgent-care facilities.
It will serve medical needs from ear infections to coronavirus testing, IV infusions, stitches and EKGs. It will be equipped with labs and advanced diagnostic imaging capabilities, including MRI, CT, ultrasound and X-ray.
Individual pricing for Sollis Health memberships starts at $3,000 per year. Membership includes unlimited access to all Sollis Health medical centers, 24/7 consultations with physicians, telemedicine, plus expedited appointments and referrals and amenities such as house calls and travel medicine.