109 press & news

Nov 30, 2021

As we enter the holiday season, I would like to express my appreciation for your generous support of Mount Nittany Health. Your gifts enable us to expand our expertise, advance lifesaving technology, improve programs, and upgrade our facilities so that we can continue to provide best-in-class care for our community.

Oct 28, 2021

The Dutton's story is one of dedicated service. Dr. John Dutton will complete 25 years of volunteer service with Mount Nittany Health in various capacities this month. His Mount Nittany Health journey began in the 1990s when he needed a fairly serious surgery that required five days of hospitalization for post-operative recovery.

Oct 28, 2021

As a retired director of Mount Nittany Medical Center’s women & children's services unit, Dianne Barben didn't hesitate to help Mount Nittany Health with the immense task of vaccinating community members against COVID-19 when vaccines first became available in December 2020.

Oct 28, 2021

"It was shocking to me," says Jignya about her diagnosis of breast cancer. "I had my annual mammogram and then had to go back for a biopsy. I still thought I'm fine, nothing was wrong, and then I got a call from my primary care physician. I was not ready for that diagnosis, and I didn't know what to do."

Sep 24, 2021

The day Lettie Allen was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, her life changed. She was a mom of three kids—the youngest just two years old, she was working a more-than-fulltime job, and she'd just bought a new car.

Sep 23, 2021

In the early days of the pandemic, Jennifer Gilbert, DO, anesthesiology, Mount Nittany Health, recalls that "planning and responding to the growing number of COVID patients was challenging."

Sep 22, 2021

Michael Norris and his wife were planning to go on an early-morning bike ride on a hot, humid Sunday in July 2019. “We got up around 5 to beat the heat,” he says. “But when I woke up I wasn’t feeling right. I didn’t have much pain, but I felt very anxious. I told my wife I think she needed to take me to the hospital.”

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