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Expert Presenters Coming to a Location Near You…

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Ask the Expert Graphic for WebsiteUniversity of Maryland Shore Regional Health has announced several dates for its “Ask the Expert” series offered throughout the region in October and November. “Ask the Expert” offers area residents access to the most current information on relevant health care topics.

Upcoming events are:

Thursday, October 22, 6pm
“Keeping Your Child Safe on the Field: How to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries of the Body and Brain”
Walid Kamsheh, MD, of Shore Neurology and Sleep Medicine, and Jason Jancosko, DO, of the Orthopedic Center will discuss sports medicine and concussions.
UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Queenstown – 125 Shoreway Drive

Wednesday, November 4, 11am
“Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery”
Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator, UM SMC at Easton
Amy Lynn Ferris Adult Activity Center, 200 Schauber Road, Chestertown
Brought to the community in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Caroline, Kent and Talbot Counties

Wednesday November 4, 6pm
“Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: Less is More”
Khalid Kurtom, MD, FAANS, FACS, of Chesapeake Neurological Surgery
UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Queenstown – 125 Shoreway Drive

Tuesday, November 10, 6pm
“Keeping Your Child Safe on the Field: How to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries of the Body and Brain”
Walid Kamsheh, MD, of Shore Neurology and Sleep Medicine, and Jason Jancosko, DO, of the Orthopedic Center will discuss sports medicine and concussion.
Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton – 219 S. Washington Street

Thursday, November 12, 6pm
“Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Prevention and Support Services in Your Local Community”
Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Coordinator of Oncology Social Work; Sharon Richter, BSN, RN, CCRC, OCN, Clinical Research Nurse; and Margot Spies, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator, all team members of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health
UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, Third Floor Conference Room

Wednesday, November 17, 10am
“Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery”
Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator, UM SMC at Easton
Caroline Senior Center, 403 S. 7th Street, Suite 127 Denton
Brought to the community in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Caroline, Kent and Talbot Counties

Thursday, November 19, 6pm
“Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Prevention and Support Services in Your Local Community”
Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Coordinator of Oncology Social Work; Sharon Richter, BSN, RN, CCRC, OCN, Clinical Research Nurse; and Margot Spies, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator, all team members of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health
Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at  UM Shore Medical Center at Easton – 219 S. Washington Street

Attendees are asked to RSVP to Cathy Wright, 410-822-1000, ext. 5222, or e-mail Cathy.Wright@umm.edu.  

Stay tuned as a variety of other presentations are being scheduled throughout the region in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties…

Ask the Expert Presentations Scheduled for October and November

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Ask the Expert Graphic for WebsiteUniversity of Maryland Shore Regional Health has announced several dates for its “Ask the Expert” series offered throughout the region in October and November. “Ask the Expert” offers area residents access to the most current information on relevant health care topics.

Upcoming events are:

Thursday, October 22, 6pm
“Keeping Your Child Safe on the Field: How to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries of the Body and Brain”
Walid Kamsheh, MD, of Shore Neurology and Sleep Medicine, and Jason Jancosko, DO, of the Orthopedic Center will discuss sports medicine and concussions.
UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Queenstown – 125 Shoreway Drive

Wednesday, November 4, 11am
“Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery”
Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator, UM SMC at Easton
Amy Lynn Ferris Adult Activity Center, 200 Schauber Road, Chestertown
Brought to the community in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Caroline, Kent and Talbot Counties

Wednesday November 4, 6pm
“Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: Less is More”
Khalid Kurtom, MD, FAANS, FACS, of Chesapeake Neurological Surgery
UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Queenstown – 125 Shoreway Drive

Tuesday, November 10, 6pm
“Keeping Your Child Safe on the Field: How to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries of the Body and Brain”
Walid Kamsheh, MD, of Shore Neurology and Sleep Medicine, and Jason Jancosko, DO, of the Orthopedic Center will discuss sports medicine and concussion.
Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton – 219 S. Washington Street

Thursday, November 12, 6pm
“Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Prevention and Support Services in Your Local Community”
Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Coordinator of Oncology Social Work; Sharon Richter, BSN, RN, CCRC, OCN, Clinical Research Nurse; and Margot Spies, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator, all team members of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health
UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, Third Floor Conference Room

Wednesday, November 17, 10am
“Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery”
Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator, UM SMC at Easton
Caroline Senior Center, 403 S. 7th Street, Suite 127 Denton
Brought to the community in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Caroline, Kent and Talbot Counties

Thursday, November 19, 6pm
“Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Prevention and Support Services in Your Local Community”
Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Coordinator of Oncology Social Work; Sharon Richter, BSN, RN, CCRC, OCN, Clinical Research Nurse; and Margot Spies, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator, all team members of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health
Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at  UM Shore Medical Center at Easton – 219 S. Washington Street

Attendees are asked to RSVP to Cathy Wright, 410-822-1000, ext. 5222, or e-mail Cathy.Wright@umm.edu.  

Stay tuned as a variety of other presentations are being scheduled throughout the region in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties…

Breast Health and Cancer Support Services Featured in October “Ask the Expert” Podcast

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Ask the Expert Graphic for WebsiteThe latest installment of UM Shore Regional Health’s Ask the Expert series is available for listening at UMShoreRegional.org/ATE.

The podcast features guest experts, Jen Dyott, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, of the Comprehensive Breast Center, and Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, coordinator of Oncology Social Work at the Cancer Center.

During this informational segment, listeners will learn more about about early detection of breast cancer and breast health and cancer support services available throughout the region served by UM Shore Regional Health.

Octobers "experts," Jen Dyott, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, and Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C.

Octobers “experts,” Jen Dyott, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, and Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C.

Patty Plaskon and Jen Dyott join Matt Spence on the "Morning Rush" on 96.7 WCEI for an "Ask the Expert" discussion about breast health and cancer support services offered by UM Shore Regional Health.

Patty Plaskon and Jen Dyott join Matt Spence on the “Morning Rush” on 96.7 WCEI for an “Ask the Expert” discussion about breast health and cancer support services offered by UM Shore Regional Health.

Local Urologist Featured in Latest “Ask the Expert” Podcast Interview

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Ask the Expert Graphic for WebsiteThe latest installment of UM Shore Regional Health’s Ask the Expert series is available for listening at UMShoreRegional.org/ATE.

The podcast features guest expert, John Foley, MD, of Shore Comprehensive Urology.

During this informational segment, listeners will learn more about about men’s health-related issues including the body’s aging process, urinary and prostate conditions and erectile dysfunction.

Women’s and Children’s Health Services and the Birthing Center Featured in Latest Ask the Expert Podcast

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The latest installment of UM Shore Regional Health’s Ask the Expert series is available for listening at UMShoreRegional.org/ATE.

The podcast features Guest experts, Stephanie Blades, RN, LMT, CEIM, and Ginny Bowers, Certified Nurse Midwife, both of The Birthing Center at Shore Medical Center at Easton, who discuss Women’s and Children’s Services and the Birthing Center.

During this informational segment, listeners will learn more about about The Birthing Centers’s accommodations and services, and the educational classes offered throughout the year for new parents.

The Birthing Center to be Featured in August’s “Ask the Expert”

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Ask the Expert Graphic for WebsiteTune in to 96.7 WCEI on Tuesday, August 4 at 8:40 a.m. for UM Shore Regional Health’s latest installment of the “Ask the Expert” Series.

Guest experts, Stephanie Blades, RN, LMT, CEIM, and Ginny Bowers, Certified Nurse Midwife, both of The Birthing Center at Shore Medical Center at Easton, will discuss Women’s and Children’s Services and the Birthing Center.

During this informational segment, listeners will learn more about about The Birthing Centers’s accommodations and services, and the educational classes offered throughout the year for new parents.

A podcast of the August 4 interview will be available at UMShoreRegional.org for the remainder of August.

Diabetes Educators Featured in Latest “Ask the Expert” Podcast

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Ask the Expert Graphic for WebsiteUniversity of Maryland Shore Regional Health has issued its latest installment of the “Ask the Expert” series with a podcast featuring diabetes educators, Doris Allen and Chrissy Nelson.

To listen to this discussion about support services offered at UM Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology and their benefits to patients, click here.

For additional information about UM Center for Diabetes and Endocrinolgoy at UM Shore Regional heath, click here.

Diabetes Educators to be Featured in July “Ask the Expert” Podcast

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Ask the Expert Graphic for WebsiteTune in to 96.7 WCEI on Tuesday, July 7 at 8:40am for UM Shore Regional Health’s latest installment of the “Ask the Expert” Series.

Guest experts, Doris Allen and Chrissy Nelson, diabetes educators for University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM Shore Regional Health, will discuss “Getting Help with Diabetes.”

During this informational segment, listeners will learn more about how education and support groups promote optimal health for adults coping with diabetes.

A podcast of the July 7 interview will be available at UMShoreRegional.org for the remainder of July.

UM Shore Regional Health Launches Ask the Expert Podcast Series

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Ask the Expert Graphic for WebsiteUniversity of Maryland Shore Regional Health has launched its “Ask the Expert” podcast series.

Each month, one of our medical experts will be featured in a podcast, which will inform listeners about the innovative health care programs and services being offered at UM Shore Regional Health.

In observation of National Stroke Awareness Month, this month’s podcast features Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator from the Primary Stroke Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. To listen to Jessica’s discussion about stroke diagnosis, treatment and prevention, click here.

Providing access to health care information and resources is just one of the many ways that UM Shore Regional Health is living its mission of ‘Creating Healthier Communities Together’.

R. Duane Cespedes, M.D. Participates in “Ask the Expert” Series

Dr. Cespedes offered information on treatments offered to patients at Shore Comprehensive Urology and the Continence & Pelvic Health Center.

Dr. Cespedes offered information on treatments offered to patients at Shore Comprehensive Urology and the Continence & Pelvic Health Center.

During his "Ask the Expert" presentation, Dr. Cespedes provided participants with information on "Fixing the Leaky Faucet: Evaluation and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence."

During his “Ask the Expert” presentation, Dr. Cespedes provided participants with information on “Fixing the Leaky Faucet: Evaluation and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence.”

R. Duane Cespedes, M.D., of Shore Comprehensive Urology and the Continence & Pelvic Health Center, participated in UM Shore Regional Health’s “Ask the Expert” series by offering a presentation on Tuesday, November 5 at UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Queenstown.  Dr. Cespedes informed seminar participants about “Fixing the Leaky Faucet: Evaluation and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence.”

The “Ask the Expert Series” continues in November with the following presentations:

Jackie Weston, BSN, BN-BC – “Stress, Depression and the Holidays: Keeping it Together During the Season” — Monday, November 11, 2 p.m., Dorchester County Library

Dr. Frederick VanDusen – “Facts About the Flu” — Thursday, November 14, 2 p.m., Kent County Library