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Healthy Heart and Mind - Heart Symposium

Healthy Heart - Healthy Mind Symposium

Event Details

Join us for our annual Heart Symposium on March 15 from 6-8pm at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts.

6:15-6:45 PM
DEMETRIUS LOPES, MD
Neurologist, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery-Rush Medical Center
Presentation on Carotid Artery Disease
    • Role of Endovascular Neurosurgeon in acute stroke care
    • Current evidenced based practice for acute stroke care
    • Stroke systems of care

7:15-7:45 PM
WASSIM BALLANY, MD
Electrophysiologist Community Hospital
Presentation on Atrial Fibrillation
(A-fib)
    • What are your risks for developing A-fib
    • Complications of A-fib
    • Treatment of A-fib

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS:
(available before and between featured speakers)
• Blood Pressure
• Atrial Fibrillation (A-fib) quick evaluation
• Peripheral Arterial Disease evaluation
• Coronary Arterial Disease risk factor evaluation
• Stroke risk evaluation

Healthy 4 Life Advanced Weight Loss Center information will be available.

Light refreshments provided.

Sponsored by Cardiovascular Research of the Community Healthcare System.