(Stony Brook, NY) This fall, the Ward Melville Heritage Organization continues its informative and timely series, Navigating Your Healthcare, with the best and brightest in the medical field offering insight and answers to your questions.
The first of two this fall will be “Diabetes: An Ounce of Prevention” on October 18 featuring Virginia Peragallo-Dittko, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, Executive Director, Diabetes and Obesity Institute, Winthrop-University Hospital, Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine Associate Editor, The Diabetes Educator.
“Stem Cell Research – What is it all about?” will be held November 8 with Dr. Ute M. Moll who will be discussing the biology of stem cells and the benefits of therapeutic and reproductive cloning. She will also discuss stem-cell treatments, and despite clinical disagreements, their potential use in regenerative medicine. She will also explore how approved use of stem-cell treatments will require long-term systematic research. Dr. Moll is Vice Chair, Research, Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology, Stony Brook University.
The Moderator for these sessions, partially sponsored by Three Village Inn and Forest Labs, will be Dr. Gabriel San Roman, Reproductive Specialists of NY. Both forums will take place at 6:30 pm at WMHO’s Educational & Cultural Center at 97P Main Street in the Stony Brook Village Center and the cost of $25 pp includes buffet dinner, dessert and coffee provided by Three Village Inn.
For reservations or additional information call 631-689-5888 or visit www.wmho.org.
Founded in 1939, WMHO is a not-for-profit corporation that develops and fosters community enrichment through cultural and educational experiences. WMHO accomplishes this by enhancing and interpreting its historic and environmentally sensitive properties and by utilizing state-of-the-art technology. For more information, please visit www.wmho.org.