Press ReleaseDate: 01-10-13
Name: Jerry Carey Phone: 856-566-6171
Free Winter Health Lecture Series at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine
Camden County Library, 203 Laurel Road in Voorhees:
- “Why Can’t I Be Happy?” by Dr. Christian White on Friday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m. until noon. Dr. White is a geriatric psychiatrist and an instructor at the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging.
- “Falls Prevention and Home Safety Assessment” by Dr. Shao-Chun Yeh on Friday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. until noon. Dr. Yeh specializes in geriatric family medicine at the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging.
Stratford Senior Center, 302 Union Ave. in Stratford:
- “Menopause and Bone Loss” by Dr. Elizabeth Helfer on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 11 a.m. until noon. Dr. Helfer is an endocrinologist and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine.
- “OMM: Hands-on Care” by Dr. Danielle Cooley on Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 11 a.m. until noon. Dr. Cooley is a family physician and an assistant professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine at SOM’s NeuroMusculoskeletal Institute.
- “Traveling When Your Loved One Has Dementia” by Nancy Alterman on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 11 a.m. until noon. Alterman is a licensed clinical social worker and a clinical instructor at SOM’s New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging.
Margaret E. Heggen Free Public Library, 606 Delsea Drive in Sewell:
- “10 Steps to Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy” by Sarah Appleby-Wineberg on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 6 to 7 p.m. Appleby-Wineberg, a certified nurse midwife, is an instructor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
- “Irregular Uterine Bleeding” by Dr. Chevelta Bostick-Smith on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 7 p.m. Dr. Bostick-Smith, an obstetrician and gynecologist, is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Those interested in attending any of these lectures are encouraged to pre-register by calling (856) 566-6207 or by emailing to email@example.com.
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) is New Jersey’s only health sciences university with more than 6,000 students on five campuses attending three medical schools, the State’s only dental school, a graduate school of biomedical sciences, a school of health related professions, a school of nursing and New Jersey’s only school of public health. UMDNJ operates University Hospital, a Level I Trauma Center in Newark, and University Behavioral HealthCare, which provides a continuum of health care services with multiple locations throughout the state.