UT Medicine San Antonio presents Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference Nov. 7

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 28, 2015) ― Information about women’s health, free health screenings and flu shots will be on the agenda Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference.

The free event, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will be held at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, 8403 Floyd Curl.

At the event, female physicians who are experts in their specialties and faculty members of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, and other health care professionals will give presentations on a variety of health topics, including cardiology, obstetrics, gynecology, breast cancer, fertility, dermatology, behavioral health and nutrition.

“With their careers and family life, women tend to forget about themselves and their own health needs, often putting those last. The objective of this conference is to make it easy for women to learn about health topics crucial for prevention and to emphasize the importance of health screenings,” said Ildiko Agoston, M.D., director of the Women’s Comprehensive Health Institute of UT Medicine San Antonio, which is sponsoring the conference.

UT Medicine is the faculty practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

UT Medicine San Antonio is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. With more than 700 doctors – all School of Medicine faculty – UT Medicine is the largest medical practice in Central and South Texas. Expertise is in more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties. Primary care doctors and specialists see patients in private practice at UT Medicine’s flagship clinical home, the Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), located at 8300 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio 78229. Most major health plans are accepted, and UT Medicine physicians also practice at several local and regional hospitals. Call (210) 450-9000 to schedule an appointment, or visit www.UTHealthcare.org for a list of clinics and phone numbers.

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