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The Women’s Place at Santa Rosa Medical Center to Host Delegation of International Leaders of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

The Women’s Place at Santa Rosa Medical Center to Host Delegation of International Leaders of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

 Milton, FL— October 14, 2011 – Santa Rosa Medical Center is proud to announce that it will host an international delegation sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, The International Visitor Leadership Project (IVLP).  The group will visit on Thursday, October 20 from 11:30 am until 1 pm.  The delegation will tour The Women’s Place at Santa Rosa Medical Center, and meet with administration and staff to learn more about the approach taken at The Women’s Place to detect breast cancer and help women through the treatment process.  The International Visitor Leadership Project (IVLP) aims to build mutual understanding between the U.S. and other countries through carefully designed visits that reflect the participants’ professional interests and support U.S. foreign policy goals.  The focus of this delegation is breast cancer awareness and outreach, and is designed for medical professionals involved in women’s breast cancer treatment and prevention initiatives.  Locally the group is being sponsored by The Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council.

“We are honored to have been asked to host this influential group of international leaders, and look forward to sharing our story of how The Women’s Place came to be and what it is today.  The fact that we can have a global impact on women’s health initiatives with The Women’s Place is exciting and rewarding,” said Phillip Wright, CEO of Santa Rosa Medical Center.


Members of the delegation include:


Dr. (Ms.) Veronika PROCHAZKOVA

Assistant Surgeon, Surgery Clinic, Pardubice Regional Hospital

Czech Republic


Dr. (Ms.) Mere Baubau TURAGABECI

Clinician, Oxfam Reproductive Clinic



Dr. (Mr.) Henry Enanije OBAKA

Senior Surgical Specialist, Korlebu Teaching Hospital



Dr. (Ms.) Danara SULEIMENOVA

Oncologist and Mammology Specialist, City Oncological Dispensary, Astana



Ms. Yu Won YOO

Secretary General, SALIM Health Cooperative

Korea (South)           


Ms. Sandra Elisabeth Maria KLOEZEN

Director, Breast Cancer Association Netherlands



Dr. (Ms.) Chigozie Adaora IFEDILI

Medical Officer, Garki Hospital, Abuja



Dr. (Mr.) Adnan Taleb S ALSAMARAH

Doctor, King Fahad University Hospital

Saudi Arabia 



Project Manager, PinkDrive

South Africa


About The Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council

Citizen diplomacy is the concept that individuals have the right to affect foreign relations “one handshake at a time.”  The Council is a non-partisan non-profit promoting NW Florida as a center of commerce, culture, and tourism by forging cultural, educational, and business relationships with the global community.


About The Women’s Place at Santa Rosa Medical Center

The Women’s Place is Santa Rosa County’s only comprehensive diagnostic imaging center designed specifically for women.  The Women’s Place features leading imaging technology, a tranquil environment, and an on-site certified breast patient navigator.  Diagnostic services include digital mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, ultrasound and bone densitometry.  The Women’s Place is led by Medical Director Pam Schurman, DO, board certified general surgeon.

About Santa Rosa Medical Center

Santa Rosa Medical Center is a full service 129-bed modern hospital facility. Located on Berryhill Road in Milton, SRMC is quickly and easily reached from all points in Santa Rosa County.  With nearly 400 associates, over 100 volunteers, and 121 physicians on staff Santa Rosa Medical Center is well equipped to meet all of your healthcare needs.  Our mission is to provide quality care and superior service to our community.  Most recently Santa Rosa Medical Center was recognized by The Joint Commission as one of 405 top hospitals nationwide on quality measures.  Also part of the SRMC family is the Santa Rosa Medical Group.  Santa Rosa Medical Group consists of family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, neurology and general surgery practices as well as our urgent care and occupational health clinics.  Santa Rosa Medical Center…Close By, Far Better.  For more information please visit , or call 850.626.7762.

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