SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 17, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio is holding its fourth annual Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference. The conference will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 10, at the Witte Museum, 2801 Broadway.
The conference includes breakfast, health screenings, powerful testimonies, expert health advice and small group discussions with UT Health San Antonio physicians. They will share the newest proven methods to enhance physical, mental and emotional well-being. A breast cancer survivor and a physician who survived a heart attack also are on the program.
The entry fee is $25, which includes door prizes and free admission to the Witte Museum. With registration, women also can schedule an onsite mammogram for a cash fee or with coverage from their insurance. The mammograms are offered through University Health System’s mobile mammogram bus. More than 30 health and wellness vendors will be present.
The event starts with check-in, health screenings and breakfast. The health presentations follow at 8:30 a.m. The topics and presenters include:
A Look into the Crystal Ball: Unveiling your personal risk factors determines your heart’s future
Ildiko Agoston, M.D., UT Health San Antonio cardiologist
Love your Heart: Lessons learned before, during and after my heart attack
Kristen Plastino, M.D., wife, mother and UT Health San Antonio gynecologist
Health Care is Changing for the Better: How research, technology and whole-person health care is improving our future
Robert Leverence, M.D., UT Health San Antonio chief medical officer
Myself, My Cancer and My Doctor: A breast cancer survivor shares her experience, from diagnosis through remission
Pat Harper, breast cancer survivor
Owning your Annual: Expert obstetrician/gynecologist talks about what’s normal, what’s not and how your appointment can make life better at every age
Rochelle David, M.D., UT Health San Antonio gynecologist
Is it Only a Mole or Something More? Expert advice on how to spot and prevent skin cancer
Sandra Osswald, M.D., UT Health San Antonio dermatologist
For more information and to register, visit www.BeaUTHealthyWoman.org.
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