Turner Syndrome Foundation Workshop To Be Held At K. Hovnanian Children's HospitalOn Saturday, September 21st, the Specialty Care Center at K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, will host a Turner Syndrome Foundation Workshop.
The FREE workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 61 Davis Ave, Neptune, NJ 07753.
Turner Syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality affecting in 1 in 2000 females. Turner Syndrome Foundation workshops have been organized since 2009, reaching out to patients in the communities where they live. This workshop is designed to educate and support not only those patients diagnosed with Turner Syndrome, but also their family and caregivers. All topics will be presented by expert health care providers of the K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. A childcare program will be provided.
To register online, visit http://www.turnersyndromefoundation.org/events-patient.html or call 1-800-594-4585 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
There is no registration fee to attend this program but registration is required.
8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
WELCOME: Laura Fasciano, Turner Syndrome Foundation Coordinator
9 a.m. : Topic: TURNER SYNDROME UPDATE
Speaker: Margarita Smotkin-Tangorra, D.O., Pediatric Endocrinologist, Clinical assistant professor of pediatrics
10:00 a.m. Topic: CARDIOLOGY and TS
Speaker: Stephanie Chin, M.D., Pediatric Cardiologist
11:00 a.m. Topic: NUTRITION and TS for Kids
Speaker: Jane Reinertsen, Registered Dietician
11 a.m. Topic: RESILIENCY and TS for Adults
Speaker: Carol Porter, M.S.W., Licensed Social Worker
11:30 a.m. RESILIENCY and TS for Kids
11:30 a.m. NUTRITION and TS for Adults
12:00 p.m. Closing remarks: Laura Fasciano, Turner Syndrome Foundation Coordinator
About Meridian Health
Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" for two years in a row, and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence. Recently, Meridian Health was the only health system in New Jersey to be ranked as one of the most Integrated Healthcare Systems in the nation according to SDI and Modern Healthcare Magazine. For more information, please visit www.MeridianHealth.com.