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St. Luke’s Ob-Gyn adds physician

Friday, November 4, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Christine Talmage, MD, has joined St. Luke’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates’ Bethlehem office.

Talmage, native of Long Island, N.Y., received a degree in Biology from Lehigh University and a medical degree from New York Medical College.

She completed her residency at St. Luke’s, serving as Chief Academic Resident.

The partners in St. Luke’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates include Elizabeth L Dierking-McAtee, M.D.; Christopher B Gilbert, M.D.; Ronald M Kriner,...

St. Luke’s appoints Medical Director

Thursday, November 3, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Dr. John Wilson has been named Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Anderson Campus.

Wilson, a Baltimore native, began his tenure at St. Luke’s as a resident and has worked at St. Luke’s since.

Wilson graduated from Clearwater Christian College, Florida, and worked for two years in neuroscience research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

He graduated from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Missouri....

St. Luke’s targets brain tumors with MRI-guided laser technology

Friday, October 28, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s University Health Network is said to be the first in the region to offer a new laser procedure that uses minimally invasive MRI-guided laser technology to target and destroy cancerous brain tumors.

Visualase, an MRI-guided laser ablation system by Medtronic, enables neurosurgeons to deliver laser energy though a hole with a diameter approximately the size of a coffee stirrer. The precision of the technology, also known as laser interstitial thermal therapy, allows the laser...

ELC administrator named at LCCC

Friday, October 28, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Elizabeth D. Lipman has been appointed Administrator of Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Early Learning Center (ELC).

Lipman received a Bachelor’s in elementary education, nursery through sixth grade, from the State University of New York at Old Westbury.

She started at LCCC in 2006 and has worked as a child-care teacher part-time and full-time. She also has served as interim director

The ELC has a half-day preschool program, from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., which uses...

LCCC Foundation names exec director

Friday, October 28, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Rebecca Walz has been named executive director of the Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Foundation, announced LCCC president Dr. Ann Bieber. Walz started in the position Sept. 26.

At LCCC, she will be responsible for increasing support for innovative academic and student success programs, working with corporations, private foundations, government agencies and individuals to support both short- and long-term goals of the college.

“Rebecca brings a strong background in...

Ben Franklin Network expands to 14 members

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

One of the largest incubator networks in the United states is now bigger.

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) expanded its Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network to include Jump Start Incubator, Reading; Allan P. Kirby Enterprise Center at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre; The Stourbridge Incubator, Honesdale, and The TekRidge Center, Jessup.

Business incubation supports to entrepreneurs and early-stage firms and is often pivotal to...

St. Luke’s breast-cancer therapy intended to spare cardiac effect

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, radiation therapy is often part of the treatment plan for those receiving breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy to reduce the chance of cancer recurrence. Results based on older technology have shown, along with cancer control, attention to radiation injury to normal structures is imperative. This is especially important for left-sided breast cancers where the heart may be in close proximity. Minimizing radiation doses to the heart prevents...

‘Fall Job Fair’

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts “Fall Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 27, The Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, Main Campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Local and regional employers are expected to be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities.

LCCC students and alumni are encouraged to attend.

The event is free and open to the public.

Bring resumes and wear...

Certification for

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) offers certification and training for businesses and professionals.

QuickBooks offers small businesses training on managing revenues and expenses, working with payroll and bank accounts, and monitoring budgets and inventory with reports and graphs. Classes are 9 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Oct. 21 - Nov. 18, Main Campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Payroll Certification teaches core payroll concepts, compliance regulations...