Smyrna High School graduate to debate coronary heart illness in women at Sept. 20 luncheon and style present in Long Neck, sponsored by Beebe Healthcare for the American Heart Association of Southern Delaware.
Beebe Healthcare will sponsor the 11th annual Go Red for Women Luncheon and Fashion Show to profit the American Heart Association of Southern Delaware Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Clubhouse at Baywood Greens in Long Neck.
This yr’s keynote speaker is Dr. Paul Cowan, DO, chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Beebe Healthcare.
Dr. Cowan will talk about coronary heart illness and the way it typically presents in a different way for women. In many instances, women don’t expertise ache at all. In some instances, they solely expertise shortness of breath.
A 1985 graduate of Smyrna High School, Dr. Cowan acquired his medical diploma from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in apply for greater than 18 years. He is well-known and revered in coastal Delaware for his work with the University of Delaware, researching surf accidents alongside the Delaware seashores.
In the emergency room, Dr. Cowan sees sufferers who run the gamut of accidents and sicknesses. When a affected person is available in with signs of a coronary heart assault, the Emergency Department Heart Code staff swings into motion.
“Our team works really well together – and quickly,” Dr. Cowan stated. “It is essential for a specific process to be followed to insure the best outcomes for cardiac patients.”
Heart illness is the primary killer of women within the United States, the place cardiovascular illnesses and stroke trigger one in three women’s deaths annually, in response to the American Heart Association.
Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s nationwide name – for women, by women – to take cost of their health and reside stronger, more healthy lives.
Doors will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will probably be served at midday. This yr’s luncheon will increase funds for the American Heart Association of Southern Delaware.
As an addition to the luncheon occasion, group health nurses from the Beebe’s Population Health Department shall be offering free blood strain screenings from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. for these attending the luncheon.
Co-Chairs of the occasion are Pat Sandy of the Beebe Medical Center Auxiliary and Lynn Toth, RN, MSN, NP-C, a cardiovascular medical specialist and Chairwoman of the Stroke Program at Beebe Healthcare.
For ticket info, name Pat Sandy at (302) 236-1537 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets, $30 per individual, could also be bought by verify to the American Heart Association/So DE and despatched to Muriel Pfeiffer, 13 Apache Ave., Millsboro, DE 19966.