2004-10-14 / Other News

BP Gets “Taken” To Kingsbrook Health Fair

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz attended Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center’s Health Fair and, naturally, the BPhad his bp (blood pressure) checked. Harry Schiffman, Kingsbrook’s director and Administrative Coordinator Angela Kutsovsky look on as Rizalina Trompeta Wong does the checking.
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz attended Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center’s Health Fair and, naturally, the BPhad his bp (blood pressure) checked. Harry Schiffman, Kingsbrook’s director and Administrative Coordinator Angela Kutsovsky look on as Rizalina Trompeta Wong does the checking. In its role as health care provider and community partner, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center teamed up with Community Board 9 on Sunday to host a free health fair.

The event, held to commemorate Borough President Marty Markowitz’ initiative, “Take Your Man to the Doctor 2004,” was held at the facility’s Crown Heights Family Health Center at 535 Empire Boulevard.

Patient Care Technician Janet George draws blood from Zoraiea Lopez to check her glucose levels.
Patient Care Technician Janet George draws blood from Zoraiea Lopez to check her glucose levels. Screenings and examinations featured included everything from blood pressure testing to dental examinations, diabetes testing and blood tests.


DDSBarbara Peterson examines Kirk Pascasio of East New York. 
DDSBarbara Peterson examines Kirk Pascasio of East New York. Firefighters pose after giving out fire prevention materials and free smoke alarms.
Firefighters pose after giving out fire prevention materials and free smoke alarms. Joseph Davis of Crown Heights listens as Dr. Abra-ham Ostad discusses the benefits of a prostate screening.              Photos by Sonny Maxon
Joseph Davis of Crown Heights listens as Dr. Abra-ham Ostad discusses the benefits of a prostate screening. Photos by Sonny Maxon Officials of Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center thank-ed the above staff members for their help during the successful health fair.
Officials of Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center thank-ed the above staff members for their help during the successful health fair.

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