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Patsy Aprile Named the American Heart Association 2016 Crystal Heart Honoree

December 15, 2016

On December 7, SMHC Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Patsy Aprile was named the American Heart Association’s 2016 Crystal Heart Honoree for promoting education and awareness of how to prevent cardiovascular diseases and stroke in women. Pictured at the 12th Annual Go Red For Women event for York County are Aprile and colleagues from SMHC (front row, left to right) Tina Turgeon, 2016 Crystal Heart Honoree Patsy Aprile, Kim LaChance, Deb Tillotson, Vicki Lyons, (back row, left to right) Chris Rossi, Brandei Wingard, MD, Patti Kasmareck, Helen Troy, Sue Hadiaris, Joanna Salamone.

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