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05/08 Saint Vincent Hospital's Women's Forum
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Event Title Saint Vincent Hospital's Women's Forum
Event Details Join us for our Women’s Health Forum on Tuesday, May 8 at the Bayfront Convention Center. The event will explore important women’s health issues and is two-fold—morning sessions are intended for internists, family physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals who have responsibility for, or interest in, women’s care. These sessions offer an opportunity to earn CME credits. The afternoon is open to the public and includes a free lunch, massages, and health screenings. 

This event is sponsored by Highmark Foundation. 

Morning session: 8 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
• 8 a.m.: Registration and breakfast 
• 8:30-9:30 a.m.: Keynote speaker Thomas Krivak, MD, gynecologic oncologist, will speak about genetics and molecular profiling.
• 9:35-10:35 a.m.: Discussion with Sarah Homitsky, MD, a psychiatrist with clinical expertise in providing integrated perinatal (pregnancy-related) psychiatric services for women with behavioral health issues, who will speak about perinatal depression and obstetric trauma.
• 10:45-11:45 a.m.: Session with Erin Lavalle, MD, an obstetrics and gynecology specialist, who will present on current topics in Uro/Gyn.

Credits offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 5.00; Non Physician Certificate - 5.00; Nursing CEUs - 5.00 Register now!

Afternoon community session : 11:45 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
• All attendees must register by calling (814) 452-5706 until May 2nd
• 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Lunch, massages and health screenings
• 1 - 2 p.m. High-energy keynote speaker, Tami Evans, known for her motivational and humorous speaking will speak about empowering women. Tami is author of the book, “Half Full of It: Activating Optimism and Other Hard Core Soft Skills,” and a creative spirit who has been a university professor, a fashion designer for Banana Republic, an actress in such shows as Sex and the City and One Life to Live, and  a respected member of the National Speakers Association.
• 2:10 - 3:20 p.m.: This hour-long health panel will include vital information for women of every age, including breast health, pregnancy and menopause, health and wellness and cancer care navigation. 
1. Breast Surgeon - Dr. Jennifer Saldanha
2. Pregnancy/menopause- Dr. Katarzyna Jurecki and Peggy Boyd DNP, CNM
3. Cancer Nurse Navigators -  Ros Pietras, Sherry Madonna, Linda Brennan, Diane Simon, Ashly Kindle, and Sarah Humphrey
4. Health and Wellness – Melanie Henderson, BA, RN, SCRN, RYT-500

Register for the community session by calling (814) 452-5706 until May 2nd.
Event Date 05-08-2018
Event Time 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location Street Address: Bayfront Convention Center
Street Address Line 2: 1 Sassafras Pier
City: Erie
State / Province: PA
Postal / Zip Code: 16507
Country: United States