Funds Raised at ‘Night of Heroes’ Support Technology and Training Resources at MIHS

Posted By on May 30, 2019

The Event: The Arizona Legacy Circle presents Night of Heroes

The Cause: Maricopa Health Foundation

Mission: Maricopa Health Foundation supports the Maricopa Integrated Health System, the Valley’s only public teaching hospital and safety-net health system.

Event Honoree: Derek Boehm, RN, a military veteran, former firefighter, paramedic and flight paramedic, whose life was changed forever in a fatal helicopter crash during a routine flight in the Superstition Mountains.

Presenting Sponsor: DMG District Medical Group

2019 Annual Sponsor: Kitchell

Date held: April 25, 2019

Venue: Phoenix Art Museum

Program highlight: Emcee Kari Dozer led the incredible program featuring Derek’s story as the sole survivor of the helicopter crash, the hours he spent alone in the cold with life-threatening injuries hoping to be found and the long recovery thanks to the help of the medical team at MIHS. Derek completed his training and is now a Registered Nurse at the hospital that saved his life. Dr. Eric Katz and nurse Kate Moodey were featured program guests as well.

Photo Credit: Phil Gudenschwager

  • Bart Patterson, Kris Gaw and Maricopa Health Foundation CEO Nate Lowrie
  • Jol Grant, Charlotte Grant, Phil Gerard, Cynthia Aragon, Juan Moran
  • Russ and Erika Dickey
  • Rodney Riley and Jill Krigsten-Riley
  • Valerie Kelly and Michael Brinkley
  • Joette Schmidt and Kent Derdivanis
  • Monica Miller, RN, Harmony Fulton, Karie Dozer
  • Derek Boehm, RN, and Steve Purves
  • Oscar De Las Salas, Flavia Campbell, Salvador Bretts-Jamison
  • Nate Lowrie, Derek Boehm, RN, Mark, Mark Dewane, Kevin Neal
  • Paul Blackburn, DO, Mary Drapaniotis, RN, Derek Boehm, RN and Erika Fernandes, RN, Sydney Vail, MD
  • Peter Moolenaar, Ken Ralston, Kevin Neal, Michele Neal and Tiffany Evans
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