Winter Gala, Ascension St Joseph Hospital

february, 2019

09feb5:30 pmWinter Gala, Ascension St Joseph Hospital5:30 pm East Tawas Community Center, 760 Newman St East Tawas, MI 48730


Event Details

Ascension St. Joseph FoundationGala to honor Dr. Jo May
Ascension St. Joseph Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 Spirit of St. Joseph award will honor Dr. Jo May, Pediatrician — at the annual Ascension St. Joseph Foundation Winter Gala on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the East Tawas Community Center, located at 760 Newman Street in East Tawas.
Jo May, MD, began her career at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in 2006 and with the support of the hospital and community, helped to establish St. Joseph Pediatrics. She is currently the Chief of Staff. She was instrumental in the establishment of the Walk-in Clinic, as well as a Child Advocacy Center for our county. For the last 12 years she has participated with the Reach Out and Read program at her office, giving a new book to children at their well visits. She enjoys working with local community businesses and representatives such as Neiman’s Family Market, The Iosco County library and Booked for Lunch, WKJC, the local schools, Early On and Early Head Start to promote healthy lifestyles, literacy and education.
Dr. Jo earned a Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, a Master’s degree from Wayne State University and her Medical Degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Dr. Jo completed her pediatric residency at Nationwide Children’s Hospital/The Ohio State University, where she was recognized as resident and child advocate of the year.
“Ascension St. Joseph Hospital is very proud of Dr. Jo May for her outstanding care of our community’s children for many years,” stated Jan Jacob, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, Ascension St. Joseph Hospital. “Dr. Jo truly exemplifies compassionate service to others, generosity of time and resources to the community and a demonstrated commitment to Ascension St. Joseph Hospitals core values of Service to the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication.”
Event proceeds will help purchase new equipment for the Obstetrics Department at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital, including a wireless monitoring system for mother and baby and an infant warmer. Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 St. Joseph Hospital Foundation Winter Gala. To purchase tickets, or to make a donation in honor of Dr. Jo, please call 989-362-0159.


(Saturday) 5:30 pm


East Tawas Community Center

760 Newman St East Tawas, MI 48730

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