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UK student, Paducah resident named national patient ambassador for Shriners Hospitals for Children

Lexington Shriners Medical Center has announced that patient Lily Silverstein has been selected as one of the two new national patient ambassadors for 2018-2019. Every year, Shriners Hospitals for Children selects two National Patient Ambassadors to represent the health care system’s patients. The ambassadors spend the year telling their stories of perseverance in the face of adversity and the ways...

Sixteen year-old Ashland native chosen to represent Shriner’s Hospitals in Las Vegas PGA Tour event

Jake Damron, 16, a patient at Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center—Lexington from Ashland will have the experience of a lifetime in November when he represents the hospital at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, an official PGA TOUR event in Las Vegas this November. Jake was chosen as one of 22 patient ambassadors throughout the country to represent the hospital network at the tournament,...