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HSS and New York Road Runners Team Up

Hospital for Special Surgery has partnered with New York Road Runners (NYRR) to help athletes hit the ground running this fall. The hospital will serve as the orthopedic consultant to NYRR for the ING New York City Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 1.

Team HSS is now working alongside the NYC Road Runners during the 2009 ING NYC Marathon
Front row from left, Nicole Levan, Carolyn Tinio, Heather Williams with her daughter Sayla, and Janet Cahill. Back row from left, Paul Cooke, M.D., Otis Hooper, Rev. Arnd Braun-Storck, Louise Strickland, R.N., and Andrew Kraszewski

The partnership gives HSS the opportunity to offer educational programming and advertising before, during and after the marathon. In addition, to celebrate this new relationship an HSS Marathon Team was formed comprised of employees, medical staff family and friends, who are registered to run. Coordinated by Heather Williams, PT, DPT, team captain, members include:

  • Nicole Levane, PT;
  • Otis Hooper, Rehabilitation Technician;
  • Janet Cahill, PT, DPT;
  • David Reyes, PT, DPT;
  • Carolyn Tinio, Nursing Department;
  • Ferdinand Tinio;
  • Cynthia Bruder, RN;
  • Christine Caligtan, RN;
  • Louise Strickland, RN;
  • Mardee Stone, Dr. Jonathan Deland’s office;
  • Chris Mattern;
  • Andrew Kraszewski, Rehabilitation;
  • Kelly Flint, PA-C;
  • Paul Cooke, MD;
  • Jordan Metzl, MD;
  • Anna Miller, MD;
  • Ngozi Mogekwu, MD;
  • Kathleen Heller, Dr. David Mayman’s office;
  • Rev. Arnd Braun-Storck, Pastoral Care

If you are signed up for the marathon and interested in joining Team HSS please contact Heather Williams at williamshe@hss.edu. Also, for those not running who would like to show support for Team HSS on the day of the marathon, a “cheer section" will be located on First Ave. between 70th and 71st streets.