James V. Luck, Jr., M.D. Honored by Meyer Luskin
at Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital Centennial Anniversary Event
L-R: Meyer and Renee Luskin, James V. Luck, Jr., M.D.
LOS ANGELES, November 15, 2011-- Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital (LAOH), a world leader in pediatric orthopaedic treatment, research and education, celebrated its Centennial Anniversary and honored James V. Luck, Jr., M.D. at a gala fundraising dinner held on November 4, 2011 at the beautiful Lexus Landmark Showroom in Santa Monica. Among the several hundred guests were Meyer and Renee Luskin, generous benefactors to both UCLA and LAOH.
When speaking to the audience about the many accomplishments of James V. Luck, Jr., M.D., who stepped down as LAOH’s president and chief executive officer in October, Mr. Luskin said, “Jim Luck has helped thousands of children and adults, and has inspired me to the beauty of helping our fellow human beings.”The festive evening included tributes to Dr. Luck by Automobile Club of Southern California CEO Tom McKernan and Anthony Scaduto, M.D., LAOH’s Interim President and CEO.
The video “Portraits of our Work” premiered, which features six-year old Loralynn Dennis, an LAOH patient since birth who was born with a congenital hand deformity. Robert Sepulveda, a former LAOH patient who lived at the Hospital from the age of one to four while being treated for polio, is also featured in “Portraits of our Work.” Both Dennis and Sepulveda participated in the evening’s program. Serving as Master of Ceremonies was Michael Lombardi, Chairman of the LAOH Board of Directors.About Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital:
Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital is a leader in orthopaedic patient care, education and research, improving the quality of life for children and adults with musculoskeletal disorders. For a century, Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital helped children, regardless of their family's ability to pay. Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital has service locations in downtown Los Angeles, across the Westside and in Calexico, California. In alliance with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the new Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital is scheduled to open at the beginning of the year. www.orthohospital.org.
Mary Beth Perrine
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