County, JHS officials launch new Mobile Mammogram Unit

Pictured are (l-r) Alina T. Hudak, Miami-Dade County Deputy Mayor/County Manager; Thomas Schramm, president and CEO,
Jackson Memorial Foundation; Carlos A. Migoya, president and CEO, Jackson Health System; Dr. Ada Romilly, MD, medical director
of Breast Imaging, Jackson Memorial Hospital; Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez; Steven E. Marcus, president and
CEO, Health Foundation of South Florida, and Andrea Ivory, founder, Women’s Breast Health Initiative.

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and county commissioners along with Jackson Health System (JHS) officials recently participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for Jackson Memorial Hospital’s new Mobile Mammogram Unit. The event was part of the county’s daylong kickoff for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October).

Miami-Dade County and Jackson Health System have partnered to bring Jackson Memorial Hospital’s new, state-of-the-art Mobile Mammogram Unit to county employees every Thursday in October, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW First St., outside of the west entrance by the Downtown Medical Center, in Miami.

For more information, contact Yamilet Lopez at 305-585-6720 or send email to

Miami-Dade County sponsored the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk to fight breast cancer and provide hope to all people facing the disease.

The 2012 5K Walk chair is Miami-Dade County Deputy Mayor/County Manager Alina T. Hudak and 35 county teams comprised of hundreds of employees participated in the fundraising event on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Tropical Park.

For more information, call 305- 779-2860 or visit online at

A Miami-Dade Police Department vehicle, Public Works and Waste Management garbage truck, and Transit Metrobus have been painted pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Miami-Dade County’s website wallpaper at will be pink throughout the month of October. The Stephen P. Clark Center Lobby will be pink throughout the month of October.

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