March 17, 2010 - CMC would like to congratulate Cindy Parlett, RN , and Marguerite Uphoff, MD for receiving the Louis Munchmeyer Award for Excellence at the Cayuga Medical Center Medical Staff Annual Meeting, which was held this month.
Dr. Louis Munchmeyer was on the medical staff at Cayuga Medical Center for 38 years and was known for his kind demeanor and the interest he showed toward the many patients that he treated. The Medical Staff Executive Committee at Cayuga Medical Center felt that Dr. Munchmeyer based his medical practice upon the principles of excellence of care for patients, concern for patient quality of life, and community involvement. This award honors individuals who emulate these qualities.
"I am proud and honored to present this award to Cindy Parlett, one our registered nurses who relentlessly educates our community about diabetes, and Dr. Marguerite Uphoff, one of our most exceptional pediatricians in the area for almost 40 years, in Dr. Munchmeyer's name. Dr. Munchmeyer was a distinguished physician who dedicated his life to caring for the people of this community." said David Evelyn, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Cayuga Medical Center.
Cayuga Medical Center is a 204-bed, state-of-the art regional medical center and is affiliated with many prestigious health care organizations including Cornell University's Weill Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, the Rochester Heart Institute at Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, NY, and Mayo Medical Laboratories. For more information on services available at the medical center and its satellite campuses, please visit www.cayugamed.org or call (607) 274-4498.