MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – February is American Heart Month. West Virginia University Hospitals-East and the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division will sponsor a community mini-medical school program on heart disease.
The seminar, titled Heart to Heart, will be held on Tuesday, February 15 in the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center on the City Hospital campus. The featured speakers are Dr. Neal Gaither, board certified cardiologist and medical director of cardiovascular services at WVUH-East, and Dr. Cathy Funk, department of medicine chair at City Hospital and board certified internist with Panhandle Medical Associates.
The program will include information on the signs and symptoms of heart disease as well as prevention and state of the art treatment. Following the presentation, tours will be given of the new cardiac catheterization lab at City Hospital.
Sign-in for the community mini-medical school program begins at 6:30 pm, with the program to follow from 7 – 8 pm. Light refreshments will be offered at the conclusion of the seminar.
This community mini-medical school program is being offered free to the public as a community service of WVUH-East and the WVU Health Sciences Center Eastern Division. Reservations are strongly recommended. For more information or to register for this program, phone 304-264-1287, ext. 1760.