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BPN Taps Leaders Across PA for Board of Directors

Posted February 23, 2024 in News

The Burn Prevention Network (BPN) recently appointed three new members to its board of directors. Those joining the board are Ariel Aballay, MD, FACS – Medical Director of the West Penn Burn Center, Allegheny Health Network; Emily Goldman, MSW, LSW, a burn survivor and social worker; and Vanessa Hartline, Director of Cash Management at PPL […]

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Celebrate Safely PA! 2023 Recap

Posted August 8, 2023 in News, Program

In anticipation of the 2023 Fourth of July holiday, Burn Prevention Network ran Celebrate Safely PA, a statewide public health awareness campaign to educate the public about consumer firework safety and to reduce the number of consumer fireworks-related injuries. Each year, Burn Prevention Network partners with fire departments across the Commonwealth of PA, local governments […]

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Updated Program for New Mothers

Posted June 1, 2023 in News, Prevention

The Burn Prevention Network (BPN) and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) have teamed up to launch the newly designed Home Safe Home program, which educates new parents about fire and burn safety for young children. The program provides an educational video for mothers who have just given birth in any LVHN hospital. The improved Home […]

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Burn Prevention Network Expands Board of Directors

Posted May 31, 2023 in News

Burn Prevention Network (BPN), a Lehigh Valley-based nonprofit dedicated to reducing the risk of burns and empowering burn survivors, has appointed two new members to its board of directors. Those joining the board are Luis Puentes, MBA MA BSN, President of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) – Hecktown Oaks campus, and Rafael de la Hoz, […]

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Burn Prevention Network Expands Board of Directors 

Posted October 4, 2022 in News

The Burn Prevention Network welcomes five new members to its board of directors. The Burn Prevention Network (BPN), a Pennsylvania 501(c) 3 non-profit organization based in the Lehigh Valley with state, and regional programs, recently appointed five new members to its board of directors. The mission of BPN is to provide burn injury prevention education, […]

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Burn Prevention Network to Host Annual Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Awards 

Posted September 28, 2022 in News

This event will honor over 25 individuals who have risked their lives to save others and have demonstrated the power of determination and triumph of the human spirit. The Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage (VPSOC) awards, created by Burn Prevention Network (BPN), Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), and Valley Preferred, will be presented on October […]

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