MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - 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 the effects of diseases on the kidneys.
The seminar, titled Kidney Disease: What Is It? What Can I Do?, will be held on Tuesday, October 18 in the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center on the City Hospital campus. The featured speaker is Paul Welch, MD, board certified nephrologist and internist on staff at City Hospital and Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
Welch is a clinical associate professor for the WVU School of Medicine and medical director of Meadow Kidney Care in Martinsburg. He will be discussing how diseases such as high blood pressure affect the kidneys.
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.