New at Baptist Health

Robert Canina became the new system executive director of construction and energy services for Baptist Health in August. Canina will be responsible for standardization and consistency for Baptist Health construction projects, construction oversight and leadership for projects, as well as energy management and tracking of energy conservation measures.


CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners announces new vice-president

Dorothy Lockhart, MBA, MSN, RN, has been named the new vice president of CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. Lockhart served as Market Director of Care Management for CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners from April 2015 to November 2019, when she was named interim vice president. Her appointment to fill the position permanently was effective July 26.


New cardiologist joins CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group

Dr. Ali Elfandi recently joined CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group –Cardiology in Lexington as an interventional cardiologist.


New doctor joins CHI Saint Joseph

CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group in Lexington has added Dr. Madeline K. Fisher, who specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics, to the team.


Saint Joseph East named a high performing hospital

Saint Joseph East has been recognized as High Performing Hospitals for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. Saint Joseph East was recognized for two specialties: hip replacement and knee replacement.



There’s still time to run or walk at least one mile every day as part of Bluegrass Runners Dog Days of Summer Streaker Challenge which ends on Sunday, September 6.

Run or walk anywhere in support of Sayre Christian Village’s Racing for Hope Virtual Race, which ends on Monday, September 7.

Run Talon Winery’s virtual Cabernet Canter Cross Country 5k/10k and celebrate with a wine tasting through Monday, September 7. Participants receive a shirt, custom wine glass, and three wine tasting tickets to use at Talon Winery.

Complete Christ The King’s OktoberDash Race, a 5k or 1/2 Marathon, in a day or over the course of a few days through Saturday, September 12.

The 4th annual Great Pug Run 5K is a virtual event for 2020 so you can complete the 5K (3.1 miles) on your own until Saturday, September 19.

Virtual Iron Horse Half Marathon & 12k is Sunday, September 20 at 7:15 am.

Walk, hike or run the Morning Light Virtual 5K through Sunday, September 20.

Susan G. Komen Kentucky is going virtual for this year’s annual Race for the Cure event on Saturday, October 3, for the entire state of Kentucky. A virtual kickoff will begin at 8:30 am and participants are encouraged to race at any time from 9 am until 7 pm at their own pace and in their own location.


This article also appears on page 12 and 13 of the September 2020 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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