FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 14, 2011
Contact: Laurel Kammer
MUW and BMH-GT luncheon to raise awareness about women’s health
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women’s Department of Health and Kinesiology will team up with Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle to focus on women’s health at a luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
The guest speaker will be cardiologist Dr. Michael Boland of BMH-GT who will speak on heart disease and its prevention in women.
Donna Grant, community relations coordinator, said, "Baptist-Golden Triangle is pleased to have co-sponsored the Women's Health Awareness Luncheon at MUW for many years. Learning more about health issues and living a healthier lifestyle is always a positive step forward.”
The luncheon, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Pope Banquet Room of Hogarth Dining Center at MUW. Lunch will be served at 11:30 to participants with tickets. Individuals who only want to hear the speaker will be admitted at noon.
Later in the week, the women’s health conversation will continue with two mini sessions held on campus.
On Wednesday, Oct. 26, Dr. Dorothy Berglund, associate professor of family studies, will discuss women coping with role conflict in a presentation titled “I Don’t Know How She Does It.” Dr. Debora Miranda, associate professor of nursing, will talk about menopause during her presentation titled “Baby, It’s Hot in Here!” on Thursday, Oct. 27. Both events will be held at noon in the Pohl Building, Room 203. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information and to reserve luncheon tickets, contact Bonnie Chaltry in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at (662) 329-7225.