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Your Adventist Health White Memorial Story Matters

We are grateful to our patients, care teams, donors and neighbors for sharing their experiences. These stories show the importance of providing accessible, compassionate, life-saving healthcare in East Los Angeles, Boyle Heights and Montebello.

We are honored to play a part in inspiring stories of health, wholeness and hope through giving and compassion.

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Whitney Davis

A Fateful Fall: Whitney's Battle for Recovery and the Caregivers That Rose to Support Her

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After Whitney Davis fell more than 10 feet from a stairwell, her arm was fractured, she was in excruciating pain and her spirit was nearly broken. But the compassionate care at Adventist Health White Memorial nurtured both back to health.


Judge Maria Lucy Armendariz

From Foster Care to the Bench: Judge Maria Lucy Armendariz Dared to Defy the Odds

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Lucy Armendariz was 8 years old when she entered foster care after her mother was sentenced to life in prison. Today, she is a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge – the hero, not a victim, of her own story.


Patricia Vasquez, MSN/MHA,BSN, RN

Patient Care Executive retires from 44-year nursing career

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Patient Care Executive Patricia Vasquez, MSN/MHA,BSN, RN retires from her 44-year nursing career, reflecting on the importance of human connection