october, 2017

14oct9:00 am12:00 pmTexas Tech Physicians Health FairThis event is FREE and Open to the community.

Event Details

Learn more about how to live a healthier lifestyle at the Texas Tech Physicians Health Fair from 9 a.m. – noon October 14 at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Academic Classroom Building, 3601 Fourth St. first floor lobby.   Presentations by experts from Texas Tech Physicians will include the following:

9:30 a.m.

Pet Therapy

Matt Driskell, Texas Tech Physicians – Surgery

9:30 a.m.

Resistance Training Benefit

Mimi Zumwalt, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Orthopaedic Surgery

9:30 a.m.

Recognizing and Understanding MS

Dr. Mirla Avila, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Neurology

10 a.m.

Geriatric Health

John Culberson, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Family Medicine

10:30 a.m.

Most Common Eye Disorders

Matthew Mahek, O.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Ophthalmology

10:30 a.m.

Sleep Hygiene

Marina Chavez, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Psychiatry

11 a.m.

Vaccines and Diseases: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Tammy Camp, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Pediatrics

11 a.m.

Suicide

Ankit Chalia, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Psychiatry

11:30 a.m.

Skin Cancer

Ashley Sturgeon, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Dermatology

Free blood pressure, BMI and glucose screenings will be provided along with health information from Texas Tech Physicians – Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery and Urology.

  The Center for Cardiovascular Health also will provide free ABI screenings, which are used to predict the severity of peripheral arterial disease, more commonly known as hardening of the arteries.

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Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Location

Academic Classroom Building 100

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