JUPITER, Fla. (September 23, 2013) – Jupiter Medical Center is gearing up for the start of its 2013-2014 events season and community lecture series, beginning October 2nd with Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle classes. Lectures and events for the month of October are as follows:
Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle Classes
In a world of fast food and fad diets, it’s easy to forget how to eat healthy. Good nutrition is the one thing that matters most in your diet, health and lifestyle. The food choices you make affect your weight and how your body functions. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is the key to good health. Jupiter Medical Center is offering “Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle,” a series of four classes, taught by a registered dietitian. Cost is $59 (includes healthy eating starter kit).
Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2013 ? Noon – 1 p.m. ? Wellness Center, 1004 S. Old Dixie Hwy., Jupiter
Reservations required. Space limited to 12 participants (minimum of 4 required to hold class). To register, call (561) 263-4HER(437) or (561) 263-4HIM(446).
The Power of Pink Physician Panel & Afternoon Tea
Join Jupiter Medical Center’s physician experts for an afternoon tea at Abacoa Golf Club. Topics include genetics and the importance of knowing your family history, breast health and screening guidelines, and the latest breast surgery and reconstruction techniques. Celebrate the Power of Pink with us in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Featuring Elisabeth McKeen, MD, Board Certified, Oncology, Medical Director, Genetics Program at Jupiter Medical Center; John A.P. Rimmer, MD, Board Certified, General Surgery, Breast Specialist, Medical Director, Kristin Hoke Breast Health Program at Jupiter Medical Center; Susan Poncy, MD, Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical Director, Women’s Health Program at Jupiter Medical Center; Talya Schwarzberg, MD, Board Certified, Oncology; and David Lickstein, MD, Board Certified, Plastic Surgery.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 ? 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. ? Abacoa Golf Club, 105 Barbados Drive, Jupiter
Advances in Research & Treatment of Breast Cancer
Research into the causes, prevention and treatment of breast cancer is being done in many medical centers throughout the world. Join us for an informative discussion on the promising research findings of breast cancer vaccines as well as the latest treatment options.
Featuring David M. Herold, MD, MBA, Board Certified, Radiation Oncology, Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, Foshay Cancer Center at Jupiter Medical Center; John A.P. Rimmer, MD, Board Certified, General Surgery, Breast Specialist, Medical Director, Kristin Hoke Breast Health Program at Jupiter Medical Center; Sumithra Vattigunta, MD, Medical Oncologist; and Keith L. Knutson, Ph.D., Director, Cancer Vaccines and Immune Therapies Program, Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 ? 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.? Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium
Integrative Medicine Lecture Series: Measures in Breast Health & Breast Cancer
Join us for an exciting discussion on integrative medicine and breast cancer. Presentations include The Prism Perspective, which will review holistic views on breast health; and Positive Patterns, focusing on preventing abnormalities with healthy choices in food, supplements, exercise and care.
Featuring Ken Grey, Acupuncture Physician (AP), Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM).
Thursday, October 10, 2013 ? 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ? Raso Education Center – Clarke Auditorium
Oh, My Aching Back!
Join us for an interactive discussion about the causes of back pain, as well as the latest minimally-invasive surgical techniques for the relief of back pain. Bring your MRI or CT scan to receive a complimentary review.
Featuring Robert Biscup, MS, DO, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Specialist.
Friday, October 11, 2013 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium
Be “In The Know” With Your Breast Health
Join Jupiter Medical Center’s physician experts at the brand new Mandel Jewish Community Center for a panel discussion and special book signing by Letty Cottin Pogrebin, author, journalist and nationally-recognized lecturer. Topics include genetics and the importance of knowing your family history, infertility difficulties and treatment options, and prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction. Cost is $10; $8 for Friends of the Jewish Community Center.
Featuring Elisabeth McKeen, Board Certified, Oncology, Medical Director, Genetics Program at Jupiter Medical Center; John A.P. Rimmer, MD, Board Certified, General Surgery, Breast Specialist, Medical Director, Kristin Hoke Breast Health Program at Jupiter Medical Center; David Lickstein, MD, Board Certified, Plastic Surgery; and Gene Manko, MD, Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Monday, October 14, 2013 ? 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. ? Mandel Jewish Community Center, 5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens
To register, visit www.JCConline.com/mandel.
No Bones About It: Advances in Orthopedic Surgery
Minimally-invasive surgery is revolutionizing the field of orthopedics. If you are experiencing knee or hip pain, join us for an informative discussion about your surgical options. Learn about the hana® Table for anterior hip replacement and MAKOplasty® robotic partial knee resurfacing.
Featuring Andrew Noble, MD, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgeon.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 ? 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ? Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium
Women Talk: Menopause: Hormones, Bioidenticals and Symptom Management
Women Talk is an informative lecture series dedicated to the healthcare needs of women. Menopause is one of the most challenging times in a woman’s life, join us for an informative discussion about the symptoms of menopause, how to manage those symptoms and current treatment options.
Featuring Susan Poncy, MD, Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical Director, Women’s Health Program at Jupiter Medical Center.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 ? 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ? Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium
Nights at Niedland
It’s a pink-tastic party! Visit our two locations during two special nights in October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Appetizers & Pink Champagne • Breast Health Information • Boutique Shopping • Health Risk Assessments • Healthy Stations with Interactive Demonstrations • KOOL 105.5 Guest Appearance by Mo & Sally • Makeup & Skin Care Demos with Samples • Meet & Greet with Physicians • Raffle Prizes & Pink Giveaways • Spa Services • Tours • Wine & Chocolate
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 ? 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ? Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center, 1025 Military Trail, Suite 200, Jupiter
Thursday, October 24, 2013 ?5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ? Niedland Breast Screening Center, 11310 Legacy Place, Suite 110, Palm Beach Gardens
Key To The Cure Shopping Event
Join Saks Fifth Avenue in Palm Beach Gardens for its annual Key to the Cure Event. Two percent of purchases from the Charity Shopping Weekend (Wednesday, October 16 to Sunday, October 20, 2013) will be donated to the Kristin Hoke Breast Health Program at Jupiter Medical Center, as well as 100 percent of the local proceeds from each limited edition t-shirt ($35) sold. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.jmcfoundation.org or call (561) 263-5728.
Key To The Cure Private Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Saks Fifth Avenue, Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens | $40 per entry ticket | $75 per couple entry
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Palm Beach, FL
Join Jupiter Medical Center at the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a noncompetitive fund raising walk, and help us continue to save lives and create a world with less breast cancer and more birthdays. For more information or to register for a team, visit www.jupiterbreastcare.com/events or www.facebook.com/jupitermedical.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 | Walk begins at 9 a.m. | Meyer Amphitheatre, 105 Evernia Street, West Palm Beach
Brake for Breakfast with Jupiter Medical Center
Join KOOL 105.5 and Jupiter Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care Program for Brake for Breakfast. Make a quick pit-stop on your way to work at our women’s health fair. Drive through for information on women’s breast health screenings including mammography, breast self-exams, the latest breast cancer technology, and more. Pick up a complimentary goody bag and insulated lunch bag filled with breakfast items.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 ? 6:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.? Jupiter Medical Center’s Urgent Care Center, 5430 Military Trail (Abacoa Shopping Center on the corner of Military Trail & Donald Ross Road in Jupiter)
Space is limited. Registration is required for all events. To register, please visit www.jupitermed.com/events or call (561) 263-2628.
About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 520 physicians and 700 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center is the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for three years in a row (2011-2013) and the Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for nine years in a row (2005-2013). For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.
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