News Releases


Heart Month: Martin Brown and Code Purple

One patient's story of how UH Samaritan and UH Elyria collaborate to save lives.

Dr. Tizzano Discusses Hormone Replacement Therapy

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center’s Dr. Anthony Tizzano will present “Understanding Hormone Therapy for Women” on Monday, March 5 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The free presentation will be held at UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street. Hormone replacement therapy is a treatment commonly used to relieve menopause symptoms. Estrogen, or a combination of estrogen and progesterone, are given to supplement the natural decline in production of these important hormones. Dr. Tizzano will talk about the benefits of hormone replacement therapy, as well as answer any questions.

UH Samaritan and SHF Brings Homeland Security Initiative to Ashland

Stop the Bleed, a grassroots effort launched by the White House in 2015, has come to Ashland through the combined efforts of University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center and the Samaritan Hospital Foundation. Similar to how the general public learns and administers CPR, Stop the Bleed teaches bystanders how to use their hands, dressings and tourniquets to control bleeding until help arrives. Without aid, a person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes.

Childhood Trauma's Lifelong Impact

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center’s Todd Yordy will present “Childhood Trauma’s Lifelong Impact” on Monday, February 26 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The free presentation will be held at UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street. Childhood experiences impact lifelong health and opportunity. ACE, or adverse childhood experiences, have been linked to risky health behavior, chronic health conditions, low life potential and early death. Yordy, a counselor, will talk about ACE, how it addresses a myriad of social problems, and how it is revolutionizing healthcare.