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2010 Press Release

Deirdre Imus Guides St. Paul's Interparochial School Students On A Futurist Green Competition
class_tripHackensack, NJ – Thirty-eight 8th grade students from St. Paul’s Interparochial School in Ramsey, recently turned to author, humanitarian, green expert, and children’s health advocate, Deirdre Imus, president and founder of the Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), for lessons on how to construct a futuristic green city for a state-wide competition they are participating in. The students were joined by teachers Elaine Robinson of Dumont, Chris Gysin of Waldwick, and Vice Principal Elizabeth Carroll, of Ramsey. Read more
Hackensack University Medical Center Wins Excellence in Patient Care Award for Exemplary Cleanliness
gtc_din-group2_6-19-13newHACKENSACK, NJ, July 20, 2010 -- Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) has been chosen to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award by  the Studer Group®. The hospital will receive the award—which will be presented at the 8th annual What’s Right in Health CareSM conference—for its exemplary “cleanliness” ratings on the HCAHPS patient survey. Read more
Deirdre Imus Speaks at Event
Co-Hosted By Friends of Autistic People
and the Greenwich Audubon Society
friends_of_autistic_people_2GREENWICH, CT, May 3, 2010 – Author, humanitarian and children's health advocate Deirdre Imus spoke at the Greenwich Audubon Center this Monday night at an event co-hosted with Friends of Autistic People (FAP). Ms. Imus spoke about the importance of founding the Imus Cattle Ranch for Kids with Cancer, and her core philosophy of how as a society we need to be taking care of our children and what it means to “live green.” Read more
Deirdre Imus Teaches Sacred Heart University Students “What's Green Got to Do with It?"
sacred_heart_academy_smFAIRFIELD, CT, April 29, 2010 -- Environmental health advocate Deirdre Imus addressed approximately 100 students at Sacred Heart University on April 29th. In her speech titled, “What’s Green Got to Do With It?,” Ms. Imus drew parallels between everyday exposures to toxins and the increasing incidence of cancer and other illnesses, especially in children. Read more
Deirdre Imus Celebrates Earth Day with Gilda's Club of Northern NJ
gildas_club_2010-_2HACKENSACK, NJ, April 22, 2010 – Deirdre Imus seized Earth Day as an opportunity to teach those living with cancer and their families about green and healthy living at the Gilda’s Club of Northern New Jersey Thursday evening. Read more
Deirdre Imus Sparks Kid-Powered Relief for Haiti
kids_love_kids_tm3HACKENSACK, NJ, March 17, 2010 – Haitian children are receiving colorful bags filled with messages of love and goodies from U.S. school children through a new program of The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center™ called Kids-Love-Kids.  This program is possible with the combined forces of Operation Goody Bag, the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB), and an army of children from East Brook Middle School. Read more

nuhealth_imus_150wEAST MEADOW, NY, February 1, 2010 -- NuHealth System becomes the first medical center on Long Island to adopt an award-winning greening program that seeks to eliminate toxins from the environment indoors and out, announced Arthur A. Gianelli, President/CEO (pictured center) of the NuHealth System at a January 21 press conference with children's health advocate Deirdre Imus. Read more
Deirdre Imus Joins the Board of Directors
of Gilda's Club Northern New Jersey
gilda_s_club_logo_2x2HACKENSACK, NJ, January 14, 2010 – Deirdre Imus, best-selling author, philanthropist and children's health advocate, has been named to the board of directors at Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey (Gilda’s Club NNJ). Read more
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