Pearls of Wisdom™
Friday, May 9, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sheraton Westport Hotel Lakeside Chalet
191 Westport Plaza
You are your best guide when it comes to your health – you know your body better than anyone. These days, however, it’s so easy to let the distractions of everyday life get in the way. We invite you to take a break from your busy schedule and reconnect with yourself. Join us for our annual ‘Pearls of Wisdom’ event where we’ll share important health information just for women. Discover new tips to improve your overall health and well-being. Lunch is provided and attendance prizes awarded, including a pearl necklace from Vincent’s Jewelers.
8-8:40 a.m. Registration and enjoy educational exhibits
8:40-9 a.m. Welcome
9-9:45 a.m. Morning Keynote: Oscar Schwartz, MD, pulmonologist
9:45-10:15 a.m. Break – Enjoy educational exhibits
10:15-11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.-noon Breakout Sessions (select one for each breakout)
Noon-2 p.m. Lunch and Afternoon Keynote: Patricia Sulak, MD, ob/gyn
Sleep Disorders in Women
Oscar Schwartz, MD, pulmonologist
Dr. Schwartz is the medical director, Barnes-Jewish Hospital West County Sleep and EEG Laboratory. He earned his medical degree from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and internship/residency at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in pulmonary disease at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.
Habits that Lead to Health and Happiness
Patricia Sulak, MD, ob/gyn
Dr. Patricia Sulak is a nationally known and respected physician, researcher and educator. She is an Endowed Professor of Texas A&M College of Medicine/Baylor Scott & White Health. She has received numerous teaching and research awards and is included in “Best Doctors of America” and “Texas Super Docs.” While women’s health issues continue to be a major focus, Dr. Sulak now is primarily involved in adult wellness with an emphasis on promotion of scientifically proven healthy lifestyles to prevent disability and disease.
Healthy Weight: Healthy Life
Stuart Higano, MD, cardiologist
Mary Mani, MD, ob/gyn
Sherri Hoyt, RD, registered dietitian
Rebecca D. DeMargel, MS, PT, physical therapist
The Core of the Problem: Core Strengthening for Healthier Living
Lizette Alvarez, MD, physical medicine and rehabilitation
Ashley Luadees, OT, occupational therapist
Is Your Bladder Controlling Your Life?
Elizabeth Williams, MD, urologist
Jenny Schiek, PT, physical therapist
Is There a Better Mammogram?
Geoffrey Hamill, MD, radiologist
Paul Yazdi, MD, surgeon
How to Avoid Meeting an Orthopedic Surgeon
Richard Johnston, MD, orthopedic surgeon
Due to the popularity of this event, ‘Pearls of Wisdom’ fills quickly and space is limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, and will begin no earlier than Tuesday, April 8 at 8 a.m. Please call 314-996-LIFE(5433) or 1-800-392-0936 to register. Groups are encouraged to attend, however, participants must register individually.
Call 314-996-LIFE or 1-800-392-0936 to register.