WHEN:

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009
6-7:30 PM

WHERE:

Pennsylvania Hospital
Preston Building - Zubrow Auditorium
800 Spruce St.
Phila., PA  19107

PHILADELPHIA – This special public health seminar, being held at the nation’s first hospital (founded in 1751) invites women to discover the latest research, diagnostic and treatment strategies to help them better negotiate two of the most serious personal challenges they face throughout their lives:   heart and breast health.

Woman's Health Seminar Invitation
Download or print the invitation (PDF).

This informational seminar features expert clinicians from the Pennsylvania Hospital’s Women’s Cardiovascular Center, Integrated Breast Center, and Joan Karnell Cancer Center. Topics include: 

Facing the Unexpected & Often Undetected – Cardiovascular Disease in Women.

Nazanin Moghbeli, MD, the director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, will discuss and answer questions regarding heart disease in women from motherhood through menopause.

Education & Prevention:  the Way to Optimal Breast Health Care.

Dahlia M. Sataloff, MD, director of the Integrated Breast Center of the Joan Karnell Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, will discuss and answer questions regarding what women need to know, look for and do regarding benign breast disease and breast cancer.

Free garage parking is available on Delancey St., between 7th & 8th Sts. Participation is FREE, however, registration is recommended. For specific parking locations and building locations maps, please go to:  http://www.pennmedicine.org/pahosp/vi_files/.

To register to attend, please call 1.800.789.PENN (7366). To learn more about women’s health, please log onto www.PennMedicine.org/women

Penn Medicine is one of the world's leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Penn Medicine consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which together form a $5.3 billion enterprise.

The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top five medical schools in the United States for the past 18 years, according to U.S. News & World Report's survey of research-oriented medical schools. The School is consistently among the nation's top recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health, with $373 million awarded in the 2015 fiscal year.

The University of Pennsylvania Health System's patient care facilities include: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center -- which are recognized as one of the nation's top "Honor Roll" hospitals by U.S. News & World Report -- Chester County Hospital; Lancaster General Health; Penn Wissahickon Hospice; and Pennsylvania Hospital -- the nation's first hospital, founded in 1751. Additional affiliated inpatient care facilities and services throughout the Philadelphia region include Chestnut Hill Hospital and Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership between Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and Penn Medicine.

Penn Medicine is committed to improving lives and health through a variety of community-based programs and activities. In fiscal year 2015, Penn Medicine provided $253.3 million to benefit our community.