Marcela Rojas, Public and Community Affairs, Putnam Hospital Center

Marcela Rojas joined Health Quest in July of 2014 and serves as manager of public and community affairs for Putnam Hospital Center. She has more than 18 years of journalism experience, most recently reporting for The Journal News in Putnam, Westchester and Rockland counties.

Rojas received her Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers College and holds a Master’s in Journalism from the University of Southern California.

All Blogs by Marcela Rojas, Public and Community Affairs, Putnam Hospital Center


Cardiac patient warns against delaying care due to COVID-19

Posted:  8/11/2020

Arthur Piebes has a cautionary tale about delaying care during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the height of the crisis, Piebes began experiencing symptoms of atrial fibrillation, an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can lead to...

Caring for Someone with a Rare Disease

Posted:  2/21/2019

February 28th is Rare Disease Day. I interviewed Emily Liptak of the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center to discuss how to care for someone with a rare disease. Caring for someone with a rare disease may seem like a daunting ...

Pediatrician Dr. Christina Mezzone shares some tips on keeping children safe in the car this winter season.

Posted:  1/16/2019

Pediatrician Dr. Christina Mezzone shares some tips on keeping children safe in the car this winter season.   It's that time of year when tots look so adorable bundled up in thick, puffy coats and snowsuits. What may not be c...

The importance of Automated External Defibrillators.

Posted:  7/28/2015

Recent reports of a golfer who suffered a heart attack on the 16th green at Putnam County Golf Course and was kept alive following the fast-thinking maneuvers of a course employee demonstrate the importance of having an automated ...