The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health Speaker Series
In partnership with The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health. Join us for relaxed evenings of appetizers, wine, and valuable medical information.
FREE with RSVP at MayersonJCC.org
Give Yourself (back) a Hand!
May 9, 5:30pm
For many people, losing function in your hands from conditions like arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome can mean losing independence and decreased quality of life. Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we learn about common hand ailments, their causes, and treatment options. This interactive discussion will be led by Mercy Health orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Yuhas, M.D.
Acid Reflux: Symptoms and Signs
June 5, 5:30pm
Acid reflux affects many people, but often goes unrecognized and undiagnosed. Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC to learn about the causes of acid reflux, its symptoms, common causes, and options for relief. This presentation and Q&A will be led by Dr. Christopher South of the Ohio Gastroenterology & Liver Institute.
Diabetes: Risks and Management
July 11, 5:30pm
An estimated 29 million Americans have diabetes, while another 54 million are at risk for the disease. Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC to find out about risk factors, symptoms, and strategies for managing and avoiding this life-threatening chronic condition. Certified Nurse Practitioner Zareen Khan will lead this enlightening discussion and Q&A session.
Mammography and Monitoring Breast Health
October 10, 5:30pm
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Learn about recommended mammography guidelines and innovative programs that are making it easier to get screened and stay healthy. Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about breast care. In this informative discussion, Mercy Health breast surgeon Hilary Shapiro-Wright, DO, will discuss the latest technology for mammography screenings and breast cancer.
No Pressure: Understanding and Managing Hypertension
November 6, 5:30pm
Managing blood pressure, especially as we age, is key to maintaining good health and quality of life. Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC to learn about hypertension and high blood pressure, and steps you can take to keep your blood pressure at healthy levels. Dr. Scott Kotzin, DO, will lead an interactive discussion about common causes of hypertension, and various treatment options.