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Northwell to host free healthy heart seminar in Manhattan

A Northwell Health nurse checks the blood pressure of a patient.
A Northwell Health nurse checks the blood pressure of a patient.

Control risk factors such as stress, nutrition and high blood pressure

NEW YORK, NY —

Northwell Health is hosting a free seminar on Thursday, September 19, to educate consumers on ways to lower their risk of developing heart problems by controlling risk factors such as stress, nutrition and high blood pressure. The seminar, entitled, “Discover a Healthier You:  Ways to Love Your Heart,” will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at The Marriott Marquis in Manhattan. To register, call Trisha Marasco at 516-321-6339.

The interactive program, led by Thomas McGinn, MD, Northwell Health’s senior vice president of ambulatory services and deputy physician-in-chief, will include several presentations from faculty of Northwell Health, its Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Lenox Hill Hospital and the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Northwell presentations

  • Personalizing Stress Management to Work For You, 3-3:30 p.m., Karina Davidson, PhD, senior vice president of research, Northwell Health.
  • Leading the Way in Heart Rhythm Management, 3:30 4 p.m., Laurence Epstein, MD, system director of electrophysiology, Northwell Health.
  • Hearth Disease: Can an Ounce of Prevention Really be the Cure? 4:15-4:45 p.m., Eugenia Gianos, MD, director of women’s heart health at Lenox Hill Hospital and director of cardiovascular prevention at Northwell Health.

The seminar will be introduced by Michael Epstein, chair of Northwell’s Board of Trustees, and Jill Kalman, MD, executive director of Lenox Hill Hospital.

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