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Lankenau Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees appoints new members

Lankenau Medical Center February 7, 2019 News Releases

Lankenau Medical Center, part of Main Line Health, has elected two new members to its Foundation Board of Trustees.

Justin C. Danilewitz, of Bala Cynwyd, Pa., is a partner in the White Collar and Government Litigation Practice at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP. Previously, he served for five years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Department of Justice. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Harvard University in 1999, a juris doctorate degree from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2007 and master’s degree in law and diplomacy from Tufts University in 2010. He has extensive experience appearing before judges and juries, both at trial as well as in sentencings, plea hearings, bail hearings and other proceedings in federal court. He has also written a wide range of trial and appellate briefs on both criminal and civil issues, some of them before the U.S. Supreme Court. He and his wife Tami, an internist, have three children.

The Rev. Father Martini Shaw, of Philadelphia, Pa., serves as the 17th rector of the Historic African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia. In addition to his duties as a rector, he serves as National Vice-President of the Union of Black Episcopalians, Dean of the Diocese of Pennsylvania Schuylkill Deanery and Honorary Canon of the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral. He is a proud member of the N.A.A.C.P and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. A native of Detroit, Michigan, he earned psychology and biological science undergraduate degrees from Wayne State University, a Master of Divinity degree from the McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, a Certificate of Anglican Studies from the Seabury-Western Theological Seminary (Evanston, IL), and a Doctorate of Ministry in Liturgy degree from the Graduate Theological Foundation at the University of Oxford.

“We are honored to have these outstanding professionals join our Board of Trustees and are certain they will be an asset to Lankenau Medical Center and to Main Line Health,” said Alfred W. Putnam Jr., chairman, Lankenau Medical Center Foundation Board. “Each has a strong commitment to excellence in health care and their robust community ties will help us make the best possible decisions for Lankenau and the patients we serve.”

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

About Lankenau Medical Center

Lankenau Medical Center, a member of Main Line Health, is recognized as a national leader in advancing new options to diagnose and treat illness, protect against disease and save lives. Located on a 93-acre campus just outside of Philadelphia, Lankenau Medical Center is a 389-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital that includes one of the nation’s leading cardiovascular centers; the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, one of the few freestanding hospital-associated research centers in the nation; and the Annenberg Conference Center for Medical Education, that trains over 100 new physicians each year through nationally ranked residency and fellowship programs. Lankenau has received both regional and national recognition for its excellence in providing state-of-the-art, quality care. Lankenau Medical Center has been named among the top 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania and top five in the Philadelphia metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2019–20, and was ranked as high-performing in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, colon cancer surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement, lung cancer surgery and nephrology. Lankenau has achieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care and breast cancer care and is one of the nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Lankenau has also been ranked for multiple years as one of the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics. Lankenau has also earned the highest distinction for excellence in nursing care, the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® designation.

Contact

Mary Kate Coghlan
Communications Specialist
Office: 484.580.1028
Cell: 610.308.6675
coghlanm@mlhs.org