Meet our Patients: Chris Gibbens

Chris Gibbens, 60, was expecting to die soon and had begun to say his goodbyes. It was November 2010, and he had been diagnosed with “probable lymphoma” after dropping down to 125 pounds. Gibbens’ sisters flew him to Michigan where two doctors diagnosed him with...

Meet our Patients: Quy Giao Post-Surgery

Four days after his lung surgery, VIM Clinic patient Quay Giao is recovering in a private room at Martin Memorial Health Systems. He’s sitting in a chair, talking to a visitor, as surgeon Sunil Gandhi walks in the room. Giao is groggy and moving slowly. He’s looking...

New Board Members Roll Up Sleeves

Paula Nicoletti, a long-time businesswoman and member of the National Development Committee of the American Lung Association, and Joe Day, a retired industrialist and expert in lean manufacturing systems, are the latest additions to the board of The Friends of...