Thursday, April 18, 2019

Norman Regional Health System would like you to join us for the Heart Healthy Breakfast to kick off the OKC Women’s Expo With A Cause from 8:30 - 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Oklahoma Expo Hall at the Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd. in Oklahoma City. 

Oklahoma ranks third highest in the U.S. for heart disease, which is the leading cause of death among women. The vast majority of heart attacks and strokes are preventable.

The Heart Healthy Breakfast focuses on self-care to maximize your heart health including advice from Norman Regional’s panel of experts, a heart healthy breakfast, health screenings, information and healthy food samples.

The event is free, but space is limited. Register today!

Registration includes a seat at the breakfast and free admission to the expo.

The “Love Your Heart” panel includes:

Teresa Brown, MPH,RD/LD, CDE, who has a Master’s Degree in public health from the University Oklahoma and is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator. She serves as program coordinator for the Norman Regional Nutrition and Diabetes Education Center. She is also a Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach and Master Trainer with the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Laure DeMattia, DO, who specializes in medical weight management and is board certified in family medicine and obesity medicine.

Smaranda Galis, MD, who is the co-medical director of Norman Regional’s Stroke Center. She is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and a member of the American Academy of Neurology and he American Stroke Association.

Katherine Hays, MD, who is board certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology.

Alexis Stinnett, APRN-CNS, who is a sleep medicine advanced practice provider. She studied at the University of Oklahoma and is board certified.

Liz Shumate, LCSW, who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and serves as manager of Norman Regional’s Senior Counseling Center. She is also a community faculty member of the University of Oklahoma’s Anne & Henry Zarrow School of Social Work.

Special guest Mary Carlile, MD, a heart attack survivor, will also share her story.