St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation 2015 Legacy Dinner Features TheVisualMD.Com Founder Alexander Tsiaras

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (Jan. 13, 2015) -- Alexander Tsiaras, founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of TheVisualMD.com, will be the guest speaker at the St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation Legacy Awards and Dinner on Feb. 26, 2015.

Tsiaras, who began his career in journalism in 1972 by co-authoring a book at the age of 19, founded TheVisualMD.com in 1997 as a health website that uses art and technology to show inside and unseen parts of the human body. Tsiaras has gone on to write several bestsellers, including From Conception to Birth: A Life Unfolds; The Architecture and Design of Man and Woman: The Marvel of the Human Body, Revealed; and the InVision Guides to Healthy Heart, Sexual Health and Life Blood.

He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the World Press Award, Webby and the prestigious Satava Award for his work in the improvement of medicine through advanced technology.  Tsiaras’ work has been featured on the covers of Time, New York Magazine, Smithsonian, LIFE and the London Sunday Times Magazine.

The Foundation’s Legacy and Awards Dinner will be held at the Hilton Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg. Tickets for the dinner are $75. 

For more information or to purchase tickets, which are $75, please call (727) 825-1461 or go online to www.StAnthonysFoundation.org/Legacy.

About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 393-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. The hospital continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. St. Anthony’s has received the 2014 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement award.  St. Anthony’s Susan Sheppard McGillicuddy Breast Center has received accreditation from both the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Radiology. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Comprised of a network of 12 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 280 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s hospitals include: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Women’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Hospital-South (opening in early 2015), South Florida Baptist and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org.

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