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University of Miami Health System to Host Women’s Health Day

04.27.2008

The week of May 11-17 has been designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health as a time when families, communities, businesses, government, health organizations and other groups work together to educate women about steps they can take to improve physical and mental health and prevent disease.

In this context, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is hosting Women’s Health Day on Saturday, May 17 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University of Miami Hospital, Seminar Center. The free event will feature a series of interactive sessions led by University of Miami medical school faculty experts. Each session includes a question and answer segment, allowing women to have a dialogue with physicians.

Featured topics include:

  • Heart Healthy at Every Age – presented by Dr. Pascal J. Goldschmidt, Senior vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean, University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.
  • Preconception Counseling: Preparing for Pregnancy
  • Contraceptives: Which is right for you?
  • Infertility: What are your options?
  • Managing Menopause
  • Cancer Prevention & Early Detection
  • Skin Care & Plastic Surgery

The event will also feature an informational/interactive session on the da Vinci surgical robot and hospital tours. There will be free onsite parking, continental breakfast, gifts, and door prizes. Admission is free, but participants must register to attend. Space is limited! For more information, call 305-243-1609.

A full schedule of events and online registration will be available beginning April 15 at: www.obgyn.med.miami.edu.

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