Author Archives: Aurora Health Care Foundation

Why Aurora’s patients truly are the research heroes

More than 170,000 Aurora patients have made their leftover biospecimens, including 70,000 whole blood, plasma and serum samples, available for research through the institute’s Biorepository and Specimen Research Center, or BSRC. Patients have also donated surgically removed tissue, such as … Continue reading

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Donors support new ways to treat tumors for testing

The 2017 Aurora Gala will celebrate and benefit the important research and innovation going on at Aurora Health Care. When you think of research, you probably think of scientists like Dr. Amber LaCrosse (pictured below) looking through a microscope. But … Continue reading

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One simple way you can help students start the school year off right

Every year, Aurora Family Service celebrates the community with its Annual Neighborhood Block Party during the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County’s Season of Caring.  The party features kids’ games, senior bingo, complementary haircuts, live music, health screenings … Continue reading

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Mapping a way to saving lives and lowering costs

When electrophysiologist Jasbir Sra, MD, set out to find a successful and more cost-effective method to treat heart arrhythmias, he was always confident it could be done. “I honestly never had a doubt it could be done if we were persistent and … Continue reading

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Get INSPIRED to support research and innovation!

The Summer 2017 issue of Aurora Health Care Foundation’s Inspire magazine is arriving in mailboxes all over southeast Wisconsin! This issue is dedicated to the 2017 Aurora Gala. The theme of this year’s gala is Transforming Innovative Research into Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Donors help build a new home for behavioral health in Sheboygan County

The new Aurora Behavioral Health Center finally has a home in Sheboygan County! The building opened earlier this year and will expand vital behavioral health services to Sheboygan County and the surrounding area. Donors, including ACUITY, supported the Light the … Continue reading

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Join Lynda and #TackleCancer in Kenosha with courage and hope

Lynda Ruffolo, born and raised in Kenosha, has worked in healthcare for more than 20 years. She is a registered nurse at Aurora Medical Center Kenosha and worked in the oncology department for over eight years. “People often say, ‘Wow … Continue reading

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