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Women’s Heart Health Forum
Dr. Nanette Wenger to take the podium at Women’s Heart Health Forum
Raising Awareness, Empowering Women, Saving Lives is the theme of The Women’s Heart Health Forum presented by Greater Atlanta Hadassah in cooperation with Hadassah’s Department of Health and Wellness and Congregation Beth Shalom Sisterhood. It will take place on Sun., Feb. 17, from 2:15-4:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom, 5303 Winters Chapel Rd., Atlanta, GA 30360. Keynote speaker, Nanette Wenger, MD, is the Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the Emory University School of Medicine. Nancy Falchuk, 24th Hadassah National President, will present about the new cardiac center at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. Marsha Hildebrand, RN, Certified Coach - Take Shape For Life and a HeartHealth Champion will speak from a personal as well as a professional perspective. The program is free and open to the community. Come early for a silent auction with proceeds going to support heart health education and cardiac research at Hadassah Hospital. For more information and to RSVP, contact the Hadassah office at 678-443-2961 or Atlanta@hadassah.org. More information is available at www.hadassah.org/Atlanta.
Attendees will learn: the facts about Women and Coronary Heart Disease in the United States and how Georgia is ranked; the risk factors for heart disease for women and the signs and symptoms of a heart attack; ways to reduce the risk of developing this deadly disease; about advances in heart disease diagnosis, treatment, research and advocacy at the Hadassah Medical Organization.