Arlette Jordan Found Love – and So Much More Working at St. Joseph’s Hospital

November 15, 2023

When Arlette Jordan was only 15 years old, she gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. And while that certainly wasn’t in her life’s plan at such a young age,…

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Delivering Decades of Care at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital

November 15, 2023

Growing up in Cuba, Dr. Lazaro Hernandez remembers being surrounded by family members in the medical profession, and even as a young boy what impressed him most weren’t the stories…

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St. Joe’s is More Than Just the Local Hospital. It’s Part of Our Community.

October 4, 2023

Early in 2020, Karen and Micah’s two children, Dexter and Hadley, were lounging in one of the family’s hammocks enjoying the sunny weather. Soon their giggles turned to tears when…

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From Patients to Healers: How Three Former St. Joe’s Patients Were Inspired to Return as St. Joe’s Team Members

September 15, 2023

A doctor has just given you devastating news. Your child has cancer. Everything else that comes after those words seems to be a blur. Your child has cancer. What now?…

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Why We Named Our Baby Boy after St. Joe’s

September 13, 2023

Monica Angel describes her pregnancy last year at the age of forty as an unexpected miracle. That’s because she and her husband had been told that they could not have…

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“I Was Saved For a Reason”

August 10, 2023

Rob Clarke had all the odds stacked against him but is here today to share his miraculous story. It was a typical day of travel when he boarded the short…

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First-of-Its-Kind Program in Florida Provides Comprehensive Care for Children with Complex Airway and Swallowing Disorders

August 9, 2023

As the founder of Tampa Children’s ENT and the Medical Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Dr. Karin Hotchkiss specializes in all things ears, nose, and throat…

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Extraordinary Care for an Extraordinary Dad Leads to an Extraordinary Gift to St. Joseph’s Hospital-North

June 9, 2023

An avid cyclist, triathlete, mountain climber, veteran, and explorer, Jack Gaffney was larger than life. His adventurous spirit took him on a desert survival mission in Death Valley, mountain climbing…

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: The Story of Two St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Nurses

May 19, 2023

At 12, Babette Bailey began volunteering at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital, then called Humana Women’s Hospital – Tampa, where her mother was a nurse. She spent her summers helping in…

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Renelle’s Journey of Battling Breast Cancer While Pregnant Led Her to Donate to St. Joseph’s Hospitals 

May 16, 2023

In 2021, Renelle Narine and her husband were ecstatic with the news of their first pregnancy. After experiencing a couple of miscarriages, this baby was truly a celebration. Then at…

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