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Blog Posts in 2011

Barefoot Running: Interview with Dr. Andrew P. Gerken
Dec 6, 2011

Barefoot running is a fitness trend of concern to many of our readers. Runners would like to know if there are benefits to barefoot running shoes, and if there are, who should use them? With the "barefoot" question in mind we requested an interview ...

Alan H. Beyer, Executive Medical Director of Hoag Orthopedics – Sports
Sep 27, 2011

Alan H. Beyer, Executive Medical Director of Hoag Orthopedics, offers enjoyable and insightful thoughts about basketball and gives his perspective on not only being the best at what you are doing, but loving what you are doing – not doing it ...

Dianne Theisen, R.N.
Sep 20, 2011

Dianne Theisen, R.N., talks about her enjoyment in working at Hoag Orthopedic Institute. She reflects on how being able to see a panoramic view of the ocean and sunset is very encouraging to the patients in the surgical floor rooms.

Robert Braithwaite, COO of Hoag Hospital
Sep 12, 2011

Robert Braithwaite, COO of Hoag Hospital, describes how Hoag Orthopedic Institute’s clinicians truly are innovators, bringing the best of the best in the world into one place. He expects HOI’s notoriety and reputation for quality to be a ...

Gabrielle White, R.N., Executive Director of Perioperative Services
Aug 23, 2011

Gabrielle White, R.N., Executive Director of Perioperative Services, describes the family atmosphere at Hoag as the surgical team having in common a love of the work and a dedication what is being achieved at Hoag. Gabrielle talks about her ...

James, medical student – Why Hoag Orthopedic is the Best Place to Learn
Aug 16, 2011

James, a medical student, speaks about how he decided Hoag Orthopedic Institute was the best place to learn about medical innovation, efficiency and teamwork — things that make Hoag a model others can copy. He offers his thoughts on how high ...

Kanoi Allen, R.N., Executive Director of Nursing
Aug 10, 2011

Kanoi Allen, R.N., Executive Director of Nursing, describes her day as something like something akin to the Mad Hatter as she works to make sure everyone has what they need in the time that they need it. She also gives us a peek into her personal ...

Morgan Pierce
Aug 2, 2011

Morgan Pierce, R.N., explains how she was drawn into the medical profession and how she feels about the patients that she cares for. She then goes on to describe some of the things she enjoys doing in her personal life, and lets us in on her next ...

Shannon Ray
Jul 27, 2011

Shannon Ray, R.N., Operating Room Manager, describes how her typical day begins in close communication with her team at the front lines. She goes on to give us a glimpse into her personal life, and offers a recipe for cooking salmon. Or click here to ...