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Synergy Medical Fitness Center and Executive Director Earn National Recognition


Napa, California –  Elizabeth Glenn-Bottari, RN, MA, Executive Director of the Synergy Medical Fitness Center at Queen of the Valley Medical Center, has been named 2008 outstanding administrator by the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). The MFA, an affiliate of the American Hospital Association and which oversees approximately 950 medical fitness centers and over 3 million members across the U.S., also recognized Synergy Medical Fitness Center as the outstanding medical fitness center in the nation - open less than three years.

"This is wonderful recognition for Elizabeth and the entire Synergy team who took the initial concept of the Queen taking an active role in improving the health and wellness of the people in our communities and developed it into a thriving and enriching reality," said Dennis Sisto, President and Chief Executive Officer, Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

The unique Synergy Medical Fitness Center concept integrates exercise and fitness with disease prevention, disease management and rehabilitation services including weight management, diabetes wellness, nutrition/stress counseling, and arthritis management. "With new Youth Fitness, Integrative Health, Pilates and other wellness initiatives being introduced this fall, Elizabeth and the team at the medical fitness center will have an even greater positive influence on the lives of our friends, co-workers, neighbors and family.," Sisto said. "All of us at the Queen are tremendously proud of this exemplary program."

Special features of the Synergy Medical Fitness Center include: indoor lap and warm water therapy pools, whirlpool & sauna, cardiovascular fitness & strength training equipment, comprehensive fitness classes, a new Youth Fit Zone and Sports Performance program (due out this fall), yoga & Pilates classes and locker rooms with full amenities.

For more details on Synergy and the medical fitness programs at Queen of the Valley Medical Fitness Center please call (707) 251-1395 or visit

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