Woman to Woman: Inspiring Better Health

Saturday, April 20, 201910:30am to 1:30pm

Join Mountainside Medical Center for a Women’s Wellness Brunch!

To register, please call 1-888-973-4674 or click the registration button below.

You have memories to make and milestones to achieve. To do it all, you have to prioritize and nurture your health, no matter your age.

Learn about several common medical conditions that affect women of all ages and how to handle them at this special evening for women, hosted by women. This free event will provide you, and your female friends and family, with the unique opportunity to learn more medical issues and solutions from women providing care in your community in a casual and comfortable setting.

Topics include:

EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATING WITH EMS - Iryna Lomaga Carey, Glen Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Squad
In a medical emergency, keeping calm and communicating effectively with the EMS personnel is of dire importance.  In this discussion, you will learn why clear communication is a must, and what medical and personal information you should have readily available to help EMS respond to a medical emergency.

PRIORITIZING WELL-WOMAN VISITS - Vanessa Parisi, D.O., OB/GYN
From family planning and birth control to perimenopausal symptoms and beyond, join us at this event to discuss the importance of the well woman exam and how you can make the most out of your annual visit. 

TAKE TIME FOR BREAST HEALTH - Michelle O’Shea, M.D., Breast Health Specialist
As with most cancers, breast cancer is easiest to treat when found early. Take this opportunity to discuss risk factors, annual screening mammograms, tips for preventing breast cancer, and treatment.

INCONTINENCE IN FOCUS - Nyarai Mushonga, M.D., FACOG, Urogynecologist
Urinary incontinence can affect many aspects of a woman’s life at any age. Come learn about common issues in urogynecology and the many treatments available.

LAUNCH YOUR DEFENSE OF GYNECOLOGICAL CANCERS - Merieme Klobocista, M.D., Gynecological Oncologist
Cervical cancer, endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer are three common cancers, taking the lives of tens of thousands of women in the U.S. every year.  To avoid these cancers, it is important to understand them. In this discussion, Dr. Klobocista will explain these cancers, their symptoms, and the importance of screenings for diagnosis.

COMMITTED TO BETTER BREATHING - Juhayna K. Davis, M.D., Pulmonologist
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a chronic lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. The good news is COPD is often preventable and treatable. Join us as we address Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, who is at risk, learn tools to manage treatment and lifestyle changes, find support and take action.

Event Fee: 
Free
Seats Available: 
150
Registration Instructions: 
Event Contact: 
Event Location: 
Glen Ridge Country Club
555 Ridgewood Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

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Mountainside Medical Center

One Bay Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

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