Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel and St. Joe’s: Doing Good, Together

April 14, 2022

“Do whatever good you can possibly do.” These are words Dr. Kiran Patel heard often from his father and they have been a guiding principle for him and his brothers…

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St. Joe’s Not Only Kept Jay Davis Alive, But Enabled Him to Thrive

April 12, 2022

Jay Davis, a London transplant who has called Tampa Bay his home since 2005, was a cross country athlete and an avid soccer player throughout his teen years. In the…

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Mom Rests Assured: St. Joe’s is The Place to Deliver

March 30, 2022

Jennie Restrepo is a marketing director for a title company in Tampa Bay, but more importantly, her predominant job is being a mother. When Jennie found out she was pregnant…

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A Marriage Inspires a Heartfelt Gift

February 23, 2022

In 1996, David and Beverly Ficken were like many young, newly married couples, excited to start their life together  – one they hoped would include a family of their own.…

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Care for St. Joe’s Pediatric Heart Patient Galaxi Is Out of This World

February 1, 2022

At 17, Kim Guyette was diagnosed with endometriosis and told she would never be able to get pregnant. It was a harsh reality for the teen, who often spent evenings…

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“I Don’t Have Much Money, But Thanks to Joe’s I Have My Life. That’s Why I Give.”

January 6, 2022

In 2003, the 63-year-old recalled not feeling well for a few weeks and his sister persuaded him to visit St. Joe’s ER. “I expected to be there for a few…

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From St. Joe’s Special Needs Patient to Special Olympian

December 2, 2021

When 37-year-old special needs patient Everald Nelson came to St. Joe’s in 2020, his diabetes was spiraling out of control and the damage to his kidneys caused him to go…

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Breast Cancer Survivor Helping Others Be Victorious in Their Own Fight

October 15, 2021

As a fitness instructor, Shawn Becklund has always been passionate about keeping herself and others healthy through proper diet and exercise. So, in 2015, after a routine mammogram eventually led…

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“I’m One of St. Joe’s Biggest Fans”

October 5, 2021

In June of 2016, Justine Chambers’ morning started out like any other, until a call from her 9-year-old daughter’s school changed everything. “They told me Jennifer was having a seizure,…

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When Margot Crum Was Born Three Months Early, St. Joe’s Was There with Expert Care

July 22, 2021

Life was going according to plan for Stacey Crum. She was enjoying her work as an interior designer and relishing time spent with her husband, Josh, and nearly 3-year-old daughter,…

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