2017-05-19 / Health & Wellness

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Foundation bestows grants

The Livingston Memorial Foundation has presented grants of more than $394,000 to 24 nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to Ventura County residents in health-related fields.

The Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association, a nonprofit home health agency which has an office in Thousand Oaks, received the largest grant of $180,000.

The Thousand Oaks- and Oak Park-based Westminster Free Clinic received $97,000 from the foundation in support of the clinic’s free medical services program.

Other grant recipients include the Free Clinic of Simi Valley, Camarillo Hospice Corporation, Conejo Free Clinic, Hospice of the Conejo, Mary Health of the Sick and St. John’s Healthcare Foundation.

Livingston Memorial Foundation was formed in 1974 by the late Ben E. Nordman and Charles M. Hair and was established with funds from the estate of Ruth Daily Livingston in honor of her late husband, William R. Livingston.


Dignity Health picks new leader

The Dignity Health Medical Foundation recently announced that Cecilio Murillo will serve as director of operations for Dignity Health Medical Group for the Ventura region.

In this role, the Oxnard native will lead operations for eight clinics in Camarillo, Oxnard and Thousand Oaks.

Murillo is also accountable for operational, financial, clinical, quality and business development activities, including provider recruitment.

Previously, Murillo held an operational leadership role with Clinicas del Camino Real, a nonprofit federally qualified health center, where he led the administrative functions of multiple community health centers.

He received his Bachelor of Science from Cal State Northridge.

Dignity Health Medical Group offers an integrated care delivery system in the Ventura region for family and internal medicine, infectious disease, OB-GYN, hematology and oncology, neurology, pediatrics and rheumatology.

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