Pullman Regional Hospital has received a grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust to help fund new cardiology equipment. The grant award, $250,000 in funding, complements the donations made by the community and the Schweitzer family as part of Pullman Regional Hospital’s 2018 Highest Needs fundraising, which supports the expansion of cardiology services.

“We are very grateful for a fourth grant award from Murdock Charitable Trust and the opportunity to build a strong partnership with one of the largest foundations in the country,” said Scott Adams, Chief Executive Officer at Pullman Regional Hospital.

The expansion of cardiology services includes supporting Dennis Simpson, MD and Cardiologist David Jones, MD—a new member of Pullman’s medical family. Funds also support medical equipment such as an upgraded patient monitoring system, cardiac treadmills, cardiac specific ultrasound machines and transesophageal echocardiography probe, and EKG machines.

 

About the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust

The Murdock Trust was established by the last will and testament of the late Melvin Jack Murdock, co-founder of Tektronix, lifelong resident of the Northwest and dedicated philanthropist.  Since it was founded in 1975, the Murdock Trust has provided nearly than $975 million in grants and support to more than 3,000 organizations in the Pacific Northwest.

Contact: Alison Weigley, Assistant Director of Development, Marketing & Major Gifts 
Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation 
509-332-2041 
alison.weigley@pullmanregional.org

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