Midlife Women’s Health: Staying Healthy and Well is a free educational program at Massachusetts General Hospital for patients, staff and members of the community focusing on the unique health needs of women at midlife.

Midlife Women’s Health: Staying Healthy And Well

Date: 05/05/2015 - 05/05/2015
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: O’Keeffe Auditorium, 55 Fruit St
Contact: Emilia O’Brien, eobrien11@partners.org

Description:
A multidisciplinary group of experts from Massachusetts General Hospital will present on heart health, hot flashes, sleep and healthy eating. The Mass General Midlife Women's Health Center brings together experts from more than 15 specialties at Mass General to improve, promote and advance health care for women at menopause and beyond through research, collaboration and education. The center brings together experts from more than 15 specialties to improve, promote and advance health care for women at menopause and beyond through research, collaboration and education.

Agenda:

4:00-4:05      Welcome and introductory remarks - Jan Shifren, MD
4:05-4:30      The Way to a Woman’s Heart: Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk - Sarah Tsiaras, MD
4:30-4:55      A Nutritionist’s Guide to Healthy Aging - Sue Cummings, MS, RD
4:55-5:05      Question and Answer period
5:05-5:30      Hot Flashes at Midlife – How to Keep Your Cool! - Sujata Somani, MD
5:30-5:55      Reaching the Dream: A Good Night’s Sleep at Midlife - Karen Carlson, MD
5:55-6:05      Question and Answer period
6:05-6:30      Refreshments

The event will be held in the O’Keeffe Auditorium on the first floor of the Blake Building at Mass General.

To Register

To register, please send your name and email address to Emilia O’Brien at eobrien11@partners.org.


Preregistration required? yes

Registration closed?
no