Contact: John W. Turner, VP Public
Relations, Liz Heath, Public Relations Specialist, Cayuga Medical Center (607)
March 17, 2016
-- Ithaca, New York – Cayuga Medical Center would like
Marguerite Sterling, RN and Charles Garbo, MD
for receiving the Louis Munchmeyer
Award for Excellence at the Cayuga Medical Center Medical Staff Annual
Meeting, which was held this month.
Non-Physician Recipient: Marguerite Sterling, RN, is a registered nurse; she currently
works full-time in the radiation oncology department at Cayuga Medical
Center. She is a very dedicated nurse in radiation oncology and
instrumental in the birth and growth of the thyroid nodule clinic.
Marguerite Sterling has been with Cayuga Medical Center for 35 years.
Charles Garbo, MD has been a distinguish member of the Medical Staff at Cayuga
Medical Center in the Department of Oncology since 1992. He is an
exceptional oncology practitioner who has practiced in the community for over 23
was a distinguished physician who dedicated his life to caring for the people
of this community.” said Lynn Swisher, MD, President of the Medical Staff at
Cayuga Medical Center.
Louis Munchmeyer was on the medical staff at Cayuga
Medical Center for 38 years and was known for his kind demeanor and the
interest he showed toward the many patients that he treated. The Medical Staff
Executive Committee at Cayuga Medical Center felt that Dr. Munchmeyer
based his medical practice upon the principles of excellence of care for
patients, concern for patient quality of life, and community involvement. This
award honors individuals who emulate these qualities.
Cayuga Medical Center is a
state-of-the art medical center in collaboration with prestigious health care
organizations including Cornell University’s Weill Medical College in New York
City, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute (SCHI) at Rochester
General Health System, The University of Rochester Medical Center (orthopedics
and neurosurgery) and Mayo Medical Laboratories. For more
information on services available at the medical center and its satellite
campuses, please visit cayugamed.org or call (607) 274-4498.
101 Dates Drive
Ithaca, New York 14850-1383