Columbia Presbyterians "Affairs Of The Heart" Presents Free Womens Health Symposium

CONTACT:   Bryan Dotson,

Joan Penn,


Columbia Presbyterian’s “Affairs of the HEART”

Presents Free Women’s Health Symposium

WHAT:        Columbia Presbyterian’s

“Affairs of the HEART” presents its seventh annual “Health-wise

Woman: New Information-New Options,” a free women’s health symposium.

WHEN:        Saturday, March


9:30 AM to 3:45 PM

9:30 AM   Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 -11:00 AM  Health Stations and Free Screenings

(On a first-come, first-served basis)

11 AM- 12 PM  15-Minute Sequential Presentations on:

Heart Disease in Women: Prevention and Lifestyle Issues; Heart Disease

Risk Registry;

Diabetes and Heart Disease in Women; Hormone Replacement Therapy

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM  Lunch and Health Stations

1:30 PM   - 2:45 PM  Workshop Sessions

3:00 PM   - 3:45 PM  Chair Yoga Class

WHO:         Presentations

by: Lori Mosca, MD, PhD, MPH

Judith Hey-Hadavi, MD

Elsa-Grace Giardina, MD,  FACC, FACP

Workshops by:   Alisa Scherban, RD, CDE

Robert Allen, PhD

Theresa Morrone, MS, PT, CCS

Chair Yoga Class by: Robyn Ross, RYT

WHERE:    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Milstein Hospital Building, Clark Conference Center, lst Floor

177 Fort Washington Avenue (between 165th & 168th Streets)

WHY:        The free annual

women’s health symposium is sponsored by the Department of Surgery’s

“Affairs of the HEART” program to educate women about heart disease and

other related

health concerns and to present ways in which women can take responsibility

for their own

health and well-being.

To register or for additional information, please call 212/305-0991.

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CONTACT, Fort Washington Avenue, Heart Disease, WHO