2nd Annual Heart 2 Heart brunch and panel raising awareness about cardiovascular health in black women in light of health disparities presented by HEALing Community Center in partnership with Spelman College.  A panel of experts will be featured in a question and answer session regarding the state of heart health in Black women and what women need to know about cardiovascular diseases. Presentations will be given for CPR, meditation, and physical fitness. Health screenings will be performed on site and information and giveaways be available.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Spelman College Auditorium of the Johnnetta B. Cole Living and Learning Center II, 350 Spelman Ln, Atlanta, GA 30314. There is no charge for students. Others, $20.  Tickets at the door or through eventbrite.com where you will also find more information.  

 

SPEAKERS:

Welcome – Jilo Tisdale, Director of the Bonner Office of Community Service and Student Development, Spelman College

 

Key Note - Dr. Jane Smith, Vice President of College Admissions Spelman College

 

State of Black Women’s Cardiovascular Health – Karen Williams, CEO, HEALing Community Center

 

Moderator –Cynné Simpson, FOX 5 TV News Anchor Weekdays 5pm and 10pm

 

PANELISTS:

Dr. Tara Hrobowski

Specializes in Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation, Advanced Heart Failure

Piedmont Heart Institute

 

Dr. Ijeoma Isiadinso

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Emory University

 

Dr. Gayla Gates

Family Medicine

 

Dee Doanes, The Tree Hugger in High Heels

Agnihotra Meditation/Health & Wellness/Environmentalist 

 

 

 

 

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