Advisory: Novak Center for Children’s Health sets May 31 preview

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    WHO: David and Wendy Novak and members of the Novak Family, supporters of the Novak Center for Children’s Health; David Grissom, University of Louisville Board of Trustees Chair; Neeli Bendapudi, Ph.D, UofL President; Gregory Postel, M.D., UofL Executive Vice President for Health Affairs; and faculty and staff from UofL Physicians and the Department of Pediatrics

    WHAT: Preview of the Novak Center for Children’s Health prior to its public opening

    Supporters of UofL will get a preview of the newest health care facility in the Louisville Medical Center. The Novak Center for Children’s Health is a 176,000-square-foot world-class pediatric outpatient care facility that will be home to the general, specialty and subspecialty pediatrics programs at UofL. This includes faculty from UofL’s Department of Pediatrics as well as other faculty from throughout the UofL School of Medicine. An anticipated 135,000 outpatient visits will occur each year following the opening of the Novak Center for Children’s Health which also will be the training ground for the next generation of physicians. Faculty physicians at UofL practice with UofL Physicians.

    This invitation-only event for friends and supporters of the university will feature tours of the new building, information from the faculty and staff who will practice there and remarks from university leaders.

    WHEN: 6 p.m., Thursday, May 31, 2018:

    Tours available until 7 p.m. when the formal program begins with ribbon cutting immediately following

    WHERE: Novak Center for Children’s Health, 411 E. Chestnut St., directly behind the UofL Physicians Outpatient Center

    Contact: Jill Scoggins, 502-852-7461, jill.scoggins@louisville.edu

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    Jill Scoggins is proud of her role as an academic communications professional with more than 25 years’ experience with universities in four states. At UofL, she manages communications for several departments, divisions, institutes and centers within the School of Medicine. Her areas include women’s health, pediatrics, family medicine, geriatric medicine, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery and oncology/hematology, among others.