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Transplant Patient's Mother Becomes Mayo Volunteer

January 31, 2019

Transplant Patient’s Mother Becomes Mayo Volunteer

By In the Loop intheloop

Kim Van Roekel is no stranger to Mayo Clinic. She’s spent more than a year in Rochester awaiting a heart transplant for her daughter, Becca, and volunteering her time at her home away from home.

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Tags: dextrocardia with situs inversus, heart failure, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Sisters Crossing Gift Shop, volunteer


When Family and Friends Can't, Volunteers Step in to Make Sure No One Dies Alone

December 4, 2018

When Family and Friends Can’t, Volunteers Step in to Make Sure No One Dies Alone

By In the Loop intheloop

Patients nearing the end of life often have loved ones who can be by their side and offer comfort. But when they don’t, Mayo volunteers make sure the patient is not alone.

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Tags: Lisa Brink, Lynn Stolp, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Volunteer Services, No One Dies Alone Program, Saint Marys Campus, volunteer


Retired Physician Puts Health in Hands of His Student — Four Decades Later

June 6, 2017

Retired Physician Puts Health in Hands of His Student — Four Decades Later

By In the Loop intheloop

Don Scholz, M.D., supervised many resident physicians while he was on staff at Mayo Clinic. Nearly forty years later, Dr. Scholz needed treatment for a leaking heart valve and found himself in the care of a former student.  

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Don Scholz, Dr. John Bresnahan, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, volunteer


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