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Video Gaming Skills, Get Put to the Test at St. Joe’s

Shonda called her son repeatedly, but she couldn’t speak.  The words wouldn’t come out of her mouth.  She clenched the phone.  Still nothing. Then she called her daughter over and…

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

“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…

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

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…

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

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…

How One Family’s Journey Led to A New Currency for Care

In the summer of 2020, Flora and Duke Kim happily made the move from New Jersey to the Sunshine State with their daughter Serena and awaited the arrival of their…

A Marriage Inspires a Heartfelt Gift

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.…

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

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…

St. Joe’s Made the Impossible, Possible for the Bayless Family and Now They are Doing That for Others

When you’re a parent, you expect your kids to have their share of runny noses and stomach bugs and the Bayless brood was no different. So, in 2005, when Howard…

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