NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital’s Be Well Bash Draws Crowds to Bronxville for Wellness and Injury Prevention Event

Sep 1, 2018

Bronxville, NY

Be Well Bash 2018

From left to right: Timothy J. Hughes, Vice President of Operations at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital; Mary Marvin, Mayor of Bronxville; Dr. Christopher S. Ahmad, Chief of Sports Medicine, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and New York City Football Club

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital joined  the Village of Bronxville, the Bronxville Chamber of Commerce, and the Bronxville School to raise awareness about wellness and injury prevention at the inaugural Be Well Bash. Physicians and staff from NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors Orthopedics and Sports Medicine provided expert tips about how to stay healthy and achieve fitness goals. It was an afternoon filled with fun activities, including the NFL PLAY 60 Skills and Drills Program and soccer drills led by the New York City Football Club’s Street Team. Participants also enjoyed injury prevention workshops, music, food, entertainment, face painting and more. Dr. Christopher Ahmad, who is the Chief of Sports Medicine and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, as well as the Head Team Physician of the New York Yankees and New York City Football Club, was on-hand to talk with the public about the importance of injury prevention, especially in young athletes.

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Founded in 1909, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital has a long and well-established history of providing superior healthcare to the residents of southern Westchester County and its surrounding communities. The 288-bed acute-care facility joined the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network in 2014 and offers a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, a renovated Maternity Department and an Emergency Department providing emergency care to approximately 42,000 people annually. A state-of-the-art comprehensive cancer center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons with Commendation, offers infusion, radiation therapy and support services. NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital provides additional support and care to area residents through NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester, a multispecialty physician practice, as well as ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty practice of Columbia University Irving Medical Center. For more information, visit or call 914-787-1000.


NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks, focused on providing innovative and compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical school partners, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, ground-breaking research and clinical innovation.

NewYork-Presbyterian has four major divisions: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked #1 in the New York metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report and repeatedly named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation; NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network is comprised of leading hospitals in and around New York and delivers high-quality care to patients throughout the region; NewYork-Presbyterian Physician Services connects medical experts with patients in their communities; and NewYork-Presbyterian Community and Population Health features the hospital’s ambulatory care network sites and operations, community care initiatives and healthcare quality programs, including NewYork Quality Care, established by NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia and Weill Cornell.

NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S. Each year, nearly 29,000 NewYork-Presbyterian professionals deliver exceptional care to more than 2 million patients.

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