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Summa Health Center at Lake Medina Offers Free Series of Women’s Health Talks “Fall Into Change” on Oct. 3, 10 and 17 covers wellness and relationships

09.24.2013
Contact: Jennifer Farquhar, MBA, Phone: (234) 312-5037

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 24, 2013 – The leaves are changing, just like the phases of a woman’s life, the needs of her family and the demands on her schedule. This fall, the Summa Health Center at Lake Medina is offering Fall Into Change, a free series of lively women’s health talks designed to change the way women think about their well-being and help them rake in important new knowledge about their bodies and relationships. Each of three sessions will include an informal question and answer panel with physicians and other healthcare professionals as well as:

• Giveaways and raffle prizes
• A chance to win the Grand Prize: a Kindle Fire device (rules apply)
• The opportunity to network with other area women
• Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres
• Appointment scheduling available at each event
• A chance to sign up to receive additional health-related information from Summa Health System

Sessions include:

Oct. 3, 6-8 p.m.
Women’s Health Session: Turn Over a New Leaf – Rake in the knowledge about your ever-changing body.
Moderator: Patrick Naples, M.D. – Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Panelists:
Susan Wright, CNP – Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Maryjo Cleveland, M.D. – Geriatrician (Seniors Health)
Amy George, M.D. – Urogynecology (Pelvic Health)
Jennifer Jackson-Wohl, D.O. – Psychiatry (Behavioral Health)

Oct. 10, 6-8 p.m.
Couples’ Health Session: Get Cozy! The Best is Yet to Come – Harvest information that changes the way you both think about your health.

Moderator: Kimberly Resnick-Anderson, LISW, MSSA – Sexual Health
Panelists:
Anita Bellante, M.D. – Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Otto Costantini, M.D. – Cardiology (Heart Health)
Meghan Foote, D.O. – Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Corey Sievers, M.D. – Gastroenterology (Digestive Health)

Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m.
Family Health Session: It’s Game Time! – Kick off the season by coaching your family to good health.

Moderator: Vivian von Gruenigen, M.D. - Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Panelists:
Cindy Carrell, RD, LD – Nutrition (Free Cooking Demo and Tasting)
Robert Crawford, M.D. – Sports Medicine
Kristin Kranz, M.D. – Family Medicine
Shannan Ross, M.D. – Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)

Seating is limited. Visit www.summahealth.org/falltalks to register and view official contest rules or call (800) 237-8662 to confirm your Fall Into Change attendance. The Summa Health Center at Lake Medina is located at 3780 Medina Road.

About Summa Health System
Summa Health System is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio. Encompassing a network of hospitals, community health centers, a health plan, a physician-hospital organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, research and multiple foundations, Summa is nationally renowned for excellence in patient care and for exceptional approaches to healthcare delivery. Summa's clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet status), U.S. News and World Report, Thomson Reuters and The Leapfrog Group. Summa also is a founding partner of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron. For more information, visit www.summahealth.org or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/summahealth and Twitter at www.twitter.com/summahealth.

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