Giving back to the communities we serve through special event participation and program sponsorships.
The physicians and staff of Riverside Radiology and Interventional Associates (RRIA) are committed to active engagement with the communities the group services across Ohio. This is achieved through close collaboration with hospital partners throughout the state for philanthropic and/or cause related activities designed to enhance the quality of healthcare for residents in the market area. In addition, the group supports nationally recognized healthcare cause related organizations including the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women. Other Central Ohio health related event participation includes Dash for Dads Prostate Cancer Run, Strides for Hope Ovarian Cancer Walk/Run, and the Susan G. Komen Pink Tie Ball held in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This organization wide culture for giving back through the donation of time, energy, and financial support is yet another unique RRIA practice characteristic that sets it apart from other regional and national radiology service provider networks.
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To watch Breast Imaging specialist Dr. Lauren Miller speak at the Susan G. Komen Columbus Race for the Cure.
Cause Related Events Supported By RRIA
American Heart Association
RRIA is proud to be a part of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Circle of Red Society in Columbus. Dr. Peter Pema, Dr. Mary Pat Borgess, and CEO Marcia Flaherty all represent the organization, alongside other successful men and women to advocate the awareness of heart disease in women throughout the community and the country.
In 2014, the Circle of Red Society in Columbus became the largest of its kind in the nation and raised $310,000 to continue educating the community on preventative measures for cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Susan G. Komen Columbus
RRIA has been an ardent supporter and sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5k Run/Walk event in Columbus for several years. By volunteering breast imaging physician speakers, runners, and post event advocacy, RRIA is proud to be a part of the over $2 million fundraising total for the 2014 Komen Columbus Race for the Cure, which will benefit the goal of empowering and educating communities about breast cancer.
Pink Tie Ball Columbus
Since its inaugural year in 2012, RRIA has partnered with Komen Columbus and other like minded Ohio companies to present the Pink Tie Ball Columbus. This event brings together physicians, supporters, and survivors to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer. RRIA physicians and staff are proud to have the opportunity to work alongside Komen Columbus to encourage Columbus decision makers to support the cause through this event.
American Cancer Society
RRIA is proud to be a partner in the fight against breast cancer with the American Cancer Society through support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Columbus. This event gathers over 5,000 attendees and survivors in a walk that has raised over $3 million to decrease the impact of breast cancer on the community.
Through the hospitality and generosity of Upper Arlington homeowners, RRIA has been able to support the OhioHealth Foundation with Kitchen Kapers, an event that showcases new and updated kitchens for Columbus residents to explore. The event supports Riverside Methodist Hospital Cancer services, and to date has raised over $525,000.