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Spotlight: Amanda Graziano

This month's patient spotlight shines brightly on Amanda Graziano. Amanda graduated from Riverhead High School in 2013. After graduation, she spent her first 2 years at Mercy College in Ardsley, NY. She then transferred to SUNY Oneonta where she finished her last 2 years. She is graduating with a BS in Sociology on Saturday, May…
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Spotlight: Grace Zehill

Ten year old Grace Zehill of Southold had the opportunity to participate in the Iron Chef Jr. competition held on March 18 at the Lake Grove Whole Foods Market. The purpose of this event, besides having fun and cooking delicious food, is to encourage youth to learn new skills in cooking that will lead to…
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Anjela Contreras

Anjela Contreras is a second grader at South Street School in Manorville. Earlier this year, she saw a video on YouTube of a girl her age cutting and donating her hair to make wigs for kids with cancer, and was inspired to do the same. In June, she visited the office and was partnered with…
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Peconic Pediatrics’ Patient Spotlight: MarissaAnn

MarissaAnn is a multi talented sixteen (16) year old singer/songwriter from Ronkonkoma, Long Island, New York. Having survived a rare liver disease that resulted in a liver transplant from her dad at six (6) months old, she truly believes that she can communicate strong messages of hope and healing through her music. Beginning with voice…
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Women Achievers Awards Breakfast Honors Dr. Jennifer Shaer

Since 1995, the Women’s Fund of Long Island has hosted an annual Women Achievers Awards Breakfast. This year, on October 23rd at the Crest Hollow Country Club, the Women’s Fund of Long Island hosted nearly 700 guests to honor four women who have succeeded in business, government, philanthropy and community service. Among this year’s honorees…
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Peconic Pediatrics’ Patient Spotlight: Andrew Horton

This month’s patient spotlight has quite a way with words! Andrew Horton recently entered and won a bicycle essay contest sponsored by the Riverhead Alternative Transportation Committee in conjunction with Cornel Cooperative Extension and Twin Forks Bicycle. He was asked to write an essay on the health benefits of bicycling, bicycle safety, environmental benefits, the…
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Peconic Pediatrics Proudly Recognizes Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Michelle Wruck

Peconic Pediatrics is proud to recognize our own pediatric nurse practitioner Michelle Wruck. Michelle has just returned from the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Conference in San Diego. While there she presented a poster abstract reflecting her hard work and great outcomes supporting children with asthma at Peconic Pediatrics. In particular, Michelle was able to…
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Peconic Pediatrics’ Patient Spotlight: Samantha Kerrigan

A tremendous congratulations to this month’s patient spotlight, Samantha Kerrigan, 16. Samantha (pictured in a photo courtesy of the Riverhead News-Review) is a gifted poet who recently attended Poetry Street at the Blue Duck Bakery in downtown Riverhead. Poetry Street, a summer series of poetry open mic sessions, is a part of the East End…
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Peconic Pediatrics Has Arrived in Southold, NY

All of us here at Peconic Pediatrics couldn’t be more excited to be opening a new location in Southold, NY! The practice officially opened on Monday, September 8th and we look forward to seeing new faces and meeting new families. While we may be the new pediatricians in Southold, NY, our physicians and staff have…
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Patient Spotlight: Tia Fulford

We are so happy to feature Tia Fulford in our Patient Spotlight, the mother of a Peconic Pediatrics patient and a Riverhead native who started the organization The Butterfly Effect Project. Fulford’s organization helps fund girls to become Girl Scouts when they cannot afford the dues. Fulford herself also grew up underprivileged and knows first…
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Patient Spotlight: Hannah Jaccard

My daughter, Hannah Jaccard, recently had an assignment at school. The assignment was given to all students at the school, and kindergarteners and first graders got to choose between two topics – “What I want to be when I grow up” and “If toys could talk.” Hannah chose to write about what she wanted to…
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