Great Expectations Seminar Series at Lankenau Medical Center
Are you a new mom, or thinking about having a baby? Attend one, two or
all three of our educational seminars with Lankenau Women's Health
Specialists to learn how to care for yourself and give our baby the best
start in life.
Wednesday, April 29 | 6:00–7:30 pm | Bladder Health and Pregnancy &
The High Risk Pregnancy
What's Up Doc? FiIm Series presented by Bryn Mawr Hospital and
Bryn Mawr Film Institute
The “What’s Up, Doc?” film series, sponsored by Bryn Mawr Hospital and
the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, is introduced by physicians who will give
insight into the conditions depicted in the films, these screenings
entertain and inform as one learns where science ends and fiction
Join us for a showing of "Boyhood" introduced by Courtney Shipon, MD,
Pediatric physician, Nemours duPont Pediatrics at Bryn Mawr Hospital,
who will discuss tips on making the most of your child’s life prior to
Wednesday, April 29 | 7:00 pm | Bryn Mawr Film Institute
Upcoming Varicose Vein Screenings
Varicose veins aren't always a cosmetic issue and can result in serious
problems. Join us for a free screening by our vascular physician
specialists. Main Line HealthCare Vascular Specialists offer in-office
treatment options, including ones covered by most insurance companies.
Registration is required. Please call 1.866.CALL.MLH to register.
Thursday, April 30 | 5:30–7:30 pm | Riddle Hospital
Upcoming Bariatric Information Sessions - NEW LOCATIONS!
Learn more about the benefits, potential complications and qualification
criteria for bariatric surgery - presented by Dr. Richard Ing, Center of
Excellence certified Bariatric surgeon and the nurse coordinator. To
find out more information and to learn if you may be a candidate, please
sign up for an upcoming session.
Monday, May 4 | 6:30–7:30 pm | Main Line Health Center in Broomall
Saturday, May 9 | 9:00–10:00 am | Main Line Health Center in Newtown
Cancer Screening - Tips to Stay Healthy
Speaker: Pallavi Rastogi, MD Medical Oncologist, Paoli Hospital
Valuable information on screening guidelines and early detection in the
prevention of cancer.
Wednesday, May 6 | 3:00–4:30 pm | Main Line Health Center at Exton
Wellness Wednesdays at Bryn Mawr's Ludington Library
Speaker: Christopher J. Reid, MD , Neurologist, Bryn Mawr
Would you know how to recognize a stroke in yourself or someone else? Do
you know what to do is you suspect someone is having a stroke? Getting
immediate medical help can save a life and determine how well someone
recovers. Learn how to recognize stroke symptoms and what to do to get
help. Free stroke screening will be available.
Wednesday, May 6 | 6:00–7:00 pm | Bryn Mawr's Ludington Library
Wellness Wednesdays at Whole Foods
The Supermom Myth
Speaker: Elizabeth Bland, MSW, LSCW, Program Manager, Women's
Emotional Wellness Center, Main Line Health
How often do you fall into bed at night and wonder where the day went?
Do you feel pressure from the media to be the perfect supermom—wife,
mother, colleague, boss, friend? Join us for a discussion about how
these forces can affect your vision of yourself and the world around
you, and how they can contribute to anxiety and depression. Most
importantly, learn what you can do to break away from the supermom myth
and enjoy living in the moment.
Wednesday, May 13 | 7:00–8:00 pm | Whole Foods Market Plymouth Meeting
Upcoming Hip and Knee Pain Seminars
No one treatment is right for all hip or knee pain. At Main Line Health,
we’ll help you understand the benefits and risks of all your options, so
you can choose the best treatment. Attend a free educational seminar to
learn about the causes and conditions of hip and knee pain, and the
latest treatment options to relieve your pain.
Thursday, May 14 | 10:00–11:00 am | Paoli Hospital
Thursday, May 21 | 12:00–1:00 pm | Lankenau Medical Center
Thursday, May 21 | 2:00–3:00 pm | Rachel Kohl Library
Tuesday, June 16 | 6:30–7:30 pm | Main Line Health Center in Newtown
Wellness Wednesdays at Main Line Health Center in Newtown Square
Melanoma Skin Cancer Detection
Speaker: Sandra Schnall, MD, Medical Oncologist, Bryn Mawr
Can skin cancer be deadly? Are tanning beds safer than the sun? Will
sunscreen protect me from harm? Join us to learn the myths and truths
about sun exposure and strategies to decrease your chance of getting
skin cancer. A free skin cancer screening will take place after the
seminar (7:00-9:00pm.) Registration is required for the screening—we
will not be able to accept walk-ins. Call 1.866.CALL.MLH (866.225.5654)
Wednesday, May 20 | 6:00–7:00 pm | Main Line Health Center in Newtown
Wellness Wednesdays at Lawrence Park
Designer Genes – what you might have in common with celebrities
Speaker: Rachael Brandt, PhD, LCGC and Cristina Nixon, MS, LCGC,
Licensed Certified Genetic Counselors, Cancer Risk Assessment and
Genetics Program, Lankenau Medical Center
It’s big news when celebrities go public with their efforts to prevent
cancer. You may share some of the same star quality risk factors. Learn
about the role of genes, what to look for in your own family tree and
what to do if you suspect a genetic cancer risk.
Wednesday, May 20 | 6:00–7:00 pm | Main Line Health Center in Broomall