Wednesdays for Women's Wellness
This breakfast series focuses on a variety of women's health topics, including nutrition, screenings, and fitness. The May 8 and June 12 breakfast registrations are currently full.
If you are interested in future events, please e-mail, email@example.com or call 412-864-4256. Please leave your name, preferred contact information, and the topics you are most interested in.
March 13: Balanced Nutrition for Women - Registration Full
Speaker: Anna Ardine, Clinical Nutrition Manager, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
What you put into your body impacts what you can get out of it. Learn about balanced meals and better choices that can improve you.
Anna Ardine has extensive experience in the food service industry.
Anna currently demonstrates her passion to enhance the nutritional experience for patients in the inpatient setting at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC as the supervisor of nutritional services. In addition, she is active in the academic community, functioning as a traveling instructor and an adjunct professor for the University of Pittsburgh.
Anna participates in many community projects and initiatives. She is innovative, creative, and dedicated to improving the nutritional experience and quality of food for both patients and staff. She demonstrates this through her leadership with the creation and utilization of Courtyard Gardening at Magee-Womens Hospital.
April 10: Why and When Should I Get a Mammogram?
Speaker: Gordon Abrams, MD, Radiologist, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Be proactive about your breast health and learn about the current guidelines for mammography and breast self-exams.
GORDON ABRAMS, MD
Dr. Gordon Abrams is assistant professor of Radiology, Women’s Imaging Division, at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.
Dr. Abrams has been a staff radiologist at Magee-Womens Hospital in the Women’s Imaging Division for 10 years. During that time, he has devoted his career to the detection of early breast cancer through direct patient care, as well as to breast cancer research.
Dr. Abrams has focused on providing information and guidance to women regarding the importance of an annual screening mammography, as well as on resident and fellow education in order to train the next generation of radiologists.
May 8: Making Your Bra Fit for You - Registration Full
Speaker: Kelly Franko, Bra Design and Fitting Expert
Nearly 90 percent of women in the UnitedStates wear the wrong bra size. Are you one? Meet our bra expert, and find your way to comfort, support, and confidence.
Kelly Franko is a certified bra fitter, and has worked in health care and wellness for the past 23 years.
Her experience as a bra fitter came through Jeunique International, a custom-fitted bra company, where she received extensive training on bra design and fitting.
Kelly travels to conferences and trade shows throughout the year for ongoing education and product updates so that she is aware of what is available for her clients. She is also a speaker at many of these conferences.
June 12: Let's Get Physical - Registration Full
Speaker: Tanya Hagen, MD, Sports Medicine Specialist, UPMC Sports Medicine
Summer is upon us! Those walks, bike rides, and bathing suits may seem daunting, but we have experts available to advise you no matter your level of activity.
TANYA J. HAGEN, MD
Dr. Tanya Hagen joined UPMC in 2002 as the first female sports medicine physician in the system.
Dr. Hagen provides care for everyone from weekend warriors to elite athletes at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, and is a physician for several local professional and collegiate teams. In her most recently appointed role of associate team physician for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Dr. Hagen travels with the team and attends all home games.
Dr. Hagen completed her undergraduate training at the University of California at Berkeley and received both a master’s degree in physiology and her medical degree from Georgetown University. She has been a speaker for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” program, discussing exercise as medicine. She serves on several medical boards and is frequently quoted in local and national media.