Health Care As It Should Be March 2012

Upcoming Events

  • Importance of Water to Your Health PL
    Palm Springs Public Library Series
    TU, Mar 20, 6 to 7 p.m.
    Russell Grant, MD, Urgent Care Medicine/ Internal Medicine
    760-969-7770, extension 7560
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    Great Living Starts Here Series LQ
    Wednesdays, 1 to 2 p.m.
    Mar 21:  Dining Out While Slimming Down Read More
    Mar 28:  Catch Some Omega-3s 
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    Apr 4: How to Choose Healthy Protein Read More
    Apr 11:  Calcium: The Bare Bones Read More
    Eisenhower Medical Center Nutritionists

    Replacements…Hip, Knee and Arthritic Joints AC
    Healthy Night Out
    W, Mar 21, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Sohail Ahmad, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
    Blade Branham, Supervisor, Physical Therapy
    760-568-1234; $8 for heart-healthy dinner, payment by Mar 16. Read More

    Sex and Continence After Prostate or Bladder Cancer LC
    Sponsored by Slate Pharmaceuticals
    TH, Mar 22, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Lance Patrick Walsh, PhD, MD, Urology
    Complimentary dinner; reservations by Mar 21.
    760-834-3687 Read More

    Seniors and Depression AC
    W, Mar 28, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
    Anthony Bassanelli, MD, Psychiatrist
    Sheda Heidarian, MD, Internal Medicine/Geriatric Medicine; Maura Fisher, MS, RN, Director and John Mann, LCSW, Center for Geropsychiatry
    760-568-1234  Read More

    The Year in Medicine: from Aspirin to Cancer Vaccines to Vitamin D LC
    8th Annual Dr. Mark Moyad Community Lecture
    TH, Mar 29, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
    Mark Moyad, MD, MPH, Jenkins Director, University of Michigan
    Consulting Director, Eisenhower Wellness Institute
    760-834-3798; reservations by Mar 27.  Read More





Total Ankle Replacement and Advanced Foot/Ankle Reconstruction LQ
Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Series
TH, April 19, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
David Friscia, MD, Orthopedic Surgery

Caring for the Caregiver: A Marathon, Not a Sprint LC
M, Apr 23, Noon to 1 p.m.
Alison Mayer Sachs, MSW, OSW-C, Community Outreach Director
760-834-3798; complimentary lunch; reservations by Apr 20.

I’ve Got Breast Cancer…Now What? LC
TU, Apr 24, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Iliana Popescu, MD, Medical Oncology/Internal Medicine
760-834-3798; complimentary dinner; reservations by Apr 23.

Female Urinary Incontinence LQ
Woman to Woman Series
W, Apr 25, 3 to 4 p.m.
Lisa Lindley, MD, Gynecology/Obstetrics; Kim Burton, DPT, CSCS, Physical Therapy

New Advances in Sports Medicine and Related Injuries AC
Healthy Night Out
W, Apr 25, 5 to 7 p.m.
Patrick St. Pierre, Orthopedic Surgery and Medical Director, Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Sports Medicine Program; James Bell, MD, PhD, Orthopedic Surgery; and Matthew Diltz, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
760-568-1234; $8 for heart-healthy dinner, payment by Apr 20.

Erectile Dysfunction, Male Incontinence and BPH AC
Sponsored by American Medical Systems
TH, Apr 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Lance Patrick Walsh, MD, Urology, Gary Leifer, MD, Urology

Arthritis Self-Help Class AC
M, Apr 30 through June 11, 4 to 6 p.m.
Six-week instructional series.

Will Proposition 29 Help Cure Cancer? LC
TH, May 10, 4 to 5 p.m.
VJ Sleight, Legislative Ambassador, American Cancer Society

Strokes AC
Sponsored by The Mended Hearts, Inc.
TH, May 10, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Deborah Bayer, RN, BSN, CCRN, Stroke Coordinator, Eisenhower Medical Center
760-200-5323 or 760-217-6170