Career woman, seasoned multi-tasker, the family rock… all women are super women, but only Sarasota Memorial Women’s Health Services has the expertise, advanced technology and comprehensive services to keep up with your heroically busy lives! Join us for a special two-part Women’s Health Series, where you’ll hear how top physicians from our Women’s Health Services team are helping women like you stay healthy and strong. Medical journalist Heidi Godman moderates both events, addressing current topics with each physician by specialty and concluding with audience questions.
Saturday, Oct. 13 (9-10:30 am) - Learn the latest options and minimally invasive treatments for women’s cancers, common gynecological conditions and breast reconstruction/reduction. Physician panel includes GYN Oncologist James Fiorica, MD; Gynecologist Mike Swor, MD; and Plastic Surgeon Alissa Shulman, MD. Tours of Sarasota Memorial’s Minimally Invasive Surgical Suites will be available following the presentation.
Wednesday, Oct. 17 (6-7:30 pm) - Learn how to guard against heart disease and other common conditions that affect women as they age. Physician panel includes: Cardiologist Chippy Nalluri, MD; Internal Medicine Specialist Karen Hamad, MD; and OB-GYN John Sullivan, MD.
The FREE 2-part series takes place in Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. RSVP: 917-7777.
Parkinson’s Distinguished Speakers Event
This year’s Parkinson’s Distinguished Speakers Event — co-hosted by Neuro Challenge Foundation and Sarasota Memorial - will be held 9am-noon (registration 8 am), Saturday, Oct. 13, at Sarasota Memorial’s Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota. Speakers include:
• Cheryl Waters, MD, Glickman Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University
• David Leventhal, founding teacher and program manager, Dance for PD® at the Mark Morris Dance Group, New York
• Dean Sutherland, MD, PhD, locally based neurologist who founded Southeastern Center for Parkinson Disease and serves as Medical Director of Neuro Challenge Foundation
HealthSquare Oct '12 Events
Join our physician and health care experts at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare, located near Macy’s in the center of Westfield Sarasota Square mall, for free health lectures.
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• Oct. 18 (1-2 pm) – Board-certified ophthalmologist Paul Brannan, MD: Droopy Eyelids – Cosmetic and Functional Approaches
• Oct. 24 (2-3 pm) – Breast Health Navigator Marie Borsellino, RN: Breast Cancer and Preventative Behaviors
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Wellness Walk Talks Oct '12
FREE, 10-week wellness journey for walkers of all abilities, at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare in Westfield Sarasota Square. Walk to destinations around Florida with our fun mapping system - and never leave the cool mall! Also enjoy our Wellness Walk Talks:
• Oct. 2 (9-10am) – Heart Healthy Eating
• Oct. 11 (9:30-10:30am) – Exercise & Memory
• Oct. 18 (8-9am) – Foot Q&A Candice Kepich, DPM
• Oct. 25 (9-10am) – Osteoporosis
For information call 302-4271 or email: email@example.com
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Key to the Cure 2012
This year’s annual Key to the Cure kick-off party is Thursday, Oct. 18, 6-9 pm at Saks Fifth Avenue at Westfield Southgate Mall. To help raise money and awareness for women’s cancers, Saks Fifth Avenue will partner with Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. and host the annual charity shopping weekend Oct. 18-21. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit Sarasota Memorial’s Cancer Care Programs. Tickets are $65 per person and available online at www.smhf.org or by calling 917-1286.
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Community Caregiving Forum
FREE education program for caregivers and professionals (CEUs available), Friday, Nov. 2, 10 am-2:30 pm in Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Complimentary lunch provided for all pre-registered attendees. RSVP: (941) 917-1779.
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Words Not Spoken - Mental Illness & Misconceptions
FREE Educational, Interactive Theatre Event dealing with the Challenges Facing the Families and Friends of the Mentally Ill, created & directed by Hedda Matza-Haughton, LCSW.
Open to the public, 10 am-noon (registration begins at 9:30 am) Saturday, Oct. 27, in Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
2 CEUs available to qualified professionals for $10 fee.
Register at mhcci.com or call Bunny Coelingh at 953-3477.
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