Board Chair’s Loyalty to Huntington Hospital Is Professional, Personal

Photo courtesy Christopher Grisanti Huntington Hospital Board of Directors Chair Jaynie Studenmund and Dr. Lori Morgan, the hospital’s president/CEO, attend a Veterans Day flag-raising ceremony. As Gold Star parents, Studenmund and her husband, Woody, are committed to supporting those who have served in the armed forces.
Photo courtesy Christopher Grisanti
Huntington Hospital Board of Directors Chair Jaynie Studenmund and Dr. Lori Morgan, the hospital’s president/CEO, attend a Veterans Day flag-raising ceremony. As Gold Star parents, Studenmund and her husband, Woody, are committed to supporting those who have served in the armed forces.

She’s been dedicated to volunteerism at Huntington Hospital for 30 years, but Jaynie Studenmund recently saw the hospital through a more personal lens when her husband was admitted there three times in less than a month.
It’s an experience no one hopes to have, and thankfully, husband Woody is on the mend, but it’s given Studenmund a newfound respect for the institution, where she’s been a board member since 1998 and a “lifetime” trustee since 2011.
The experience helped bring home a message she’s long heard: Huntington’s medical staff really does make all the difference.
“An unintended consequence of spending so much time here has been seeing firsthand that our [E.R.] docs and nurses are pretty amazing. Our nurses have a level of dedication, warmth and expertise that is very heartwarming,” she said, noting that the medical staff gave her husband around-the-clock care, passing along vital information amid seamless shift changes. “I’m not an expert or a physician, and when you rely on the hospital to do its job … suddenly this is where rubber meets the road. Continue reading “Board Chair’s Loyalty to Huntington Hospital Is Professional, Personal”

Enduring Heroes Statue Dedication Includes LCF Gold Star Families

On Memorial Day, Pasadena will unveil a statue that will serve as an enduring, everyday reminder of the 11 area soldiers — including five with La Cañada Flintridge ties — who gave their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past 15 years.
“So few carry a burden for so many,” said Jaynie Studenmund, a resident of LCF whose son, Scott, a Green Beret, was killed in Gaza Village, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2014. Continue reading “Enduring Heroes Statue Dedication Includes LCF Gold Star Families”