Get Health Wise: The Benefits Of Preventive Care
Hosted by the Conn. Health I-Team, in collaboration with ConnectiCare.
Wednesday, Oct 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Artists Collective, 1200 Albany Ave., Hartford, CT 06112
Bringing together leaders in preventive care in the fields of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, mental health and primary care to empower you to improve your health.
Meet doctors and clinicians who will answer your questions at our health care stations from 5:30-6:15 p.m., followed by a panel discussion with our experts. Lite bites and wine will be served!
Online registration is closed. Walk-Ins Welcome!!
Our Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Marilyn Katz, primary care internal medicine, UConn Health Center
Cancer prevention and screenings:
Rebecca Santiago, nurse and community health care navigator, St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center.
Dr. Anees Chagpar, director, The Breast Center, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.
Diabetes, obesity and heart health:
Dr. Latha Dulipsingh, population management champion and director, Center for Diabetes & Metabolic Services, St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center.
Sofia Segura-Pérez, associate director, Community Nutrition Unit, Hispanic Health Council.
Jill Creamer, licensed social worker and associate director of Children’s Community Based Services, Wheeler Clinic.
Dr. Michael Sernyak, chief executive officer, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Yale School of Medicine.
Nutrition: “portion distortion”:
Teresa Athas, registered dietician, manager of worksite wellness at ConnectiCare.
Thanks to our sponsors!
This event is supported by grants from the Knight Foundation and the Institute for Nonprofit News and the Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.