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PRMC Dedicates Pediatric Playroom To The Late Jose Alvarado, MD

Peninsula Regional Medical Center today dedicated its pediatric playroom to the late Jose Alvarado, MD.  Dr. Alvarado, a Salisbury pediatrician, was killed in an automobile accident in August of 2009.  At the time of his passing, he was serving as Chief of Pediatrics at PRMC.

Dr. Alvarado was a dedicated physician leader, an outstanding pediatrician and a well loved, admired and respected member of the Peninsula Regional medical staff.  He joined PRMC in 1988, and had served as Chief of Pediatrics since 2006.  It was a role in which he excelled, and his knowledge and vision was invaluable in the clinical advancement and growth of the Medical Center's Pediatric Unit.  "No one reached out to families and loved their kids more than Jose Alvarado, and universally, I'm not sure I've ever known a doctor more loved or respected by his patients and their parents," said Dr. Peggy Naleppa, PRMC's President/CEO during the dedication.

A plaque signifying the dedication and a photo of Dr. Alvarado was placed just outside the playroom that will forever serve as a memory of his dedication to patients and the entire PRMC Pediatric staff.