Monthly Archives: May 2018

Stories of Passion – Terry Kevil

  In our new series, Stories of Passion, we are highlighting dedicated volunteers who help us build healthier communities in NW Louisiana. Today, we would like to introduce you to Teresa Kevil. She’s volunteered with MLK Health for over 20 years.  Teresa Kevil, NP, Volunteer since 1997 It was 1997 when Teresa Kevil, or Terry as friends call her, moved back to Shreveport to accept a faculty position at NSU. Shortly after moving back Terry called MLK...

Ladies Night Out 2018

Prevention is the best cure! It’s estimated that 25,080 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in Louisiana this year, resulting in an estimated 9,370 deaths. We’re tired of these numbers. We’re tired of the dreaded phone calls from our mothers, sisters, aunts, and neighbors with the news of a diagnosis. We’re tired of the chemo. It’s time for a new narrative around breast cancer. We want to do our part to help Susan G. Komen reach their goal to...

Running with a Purpose!

When you registered for the 2018 Doughnut Dash 5K, you helped Riverbend Rotary raise over $2,500 for the MLK Health Center & Pharmacy! Our race funds will be used to sponsor three clinics at MLK Health Center & Pharmacy! Saturday, June 9th – General Chronic Care Clinic Thursday, July 19th – Diabetes Specialty Clinic Wednesday, December 12th – Chronic Care & Community Pharmacy Dispensing Day The MLK Health Center & Pharmacy treats patients with chronic conditions who make too much money to qualify...

MLK Health Awarded The Glen’s 2018 President’s Award

The Glen Retirement System’s Board of Directors awarded its President’s Award in April to the MLK Health Center and Pharmacy to provide needed funds and support to a geriatric clinic. The $2,000 President’s Award will also create a new partnership with the two Shreveport nonprofits – both working to support senior health care services. “This year’s President’s Award recipient is a new partnership toward an investment in health care,” President and CEO Debra Williams said. “As a nonprofit ourselves, this collaborative effort helps us with part...