Maryland's Health Matters - Upper Chesapeake - Winter 2013 - (Page 14)

NEWS AND EVENTS HEALTH SCREENINGS ■ Upper Chesapeake Medical Screenings can help doctors find diseases early, when they are easier to treat. Getting screening tests is one of the most important things you can do for your health. 7th annual Red Pump Ball Saturday, Feb. 1 6 to 11 p.m. Water's Edge Event Center, Belcamp Put on your dancing shoes for the 7th annual Red Pump Ball. The fundraiser, held in conjunction with The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, benefits the Heart and Vascular Institute at Upper Chesapeake Health. For more details, including sponsorship opportunities and ticket reservations, call 443-643-3460. 14 CARDIOVASCULAR SCREENINGS ■ Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Wednesdays, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. ■ Harford Memorial Hospital, Wednesdays, Jan. 15, Feb. 19, March 19, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Screening is $25 per participant; cash or check only. To schedule an appointment, call HealthLink. FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS (Educational materials also provided) ■ Harford Mall in Bel Air Thursdays, Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ■ Walmart in Abingdon Saturdays, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ■ Senior Centers, 10 a.m. to noon * Aberdeen: Thursdays, Jan. 2, Feb. 6, March 6 * Edgewood: Mondays, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3 * Fallston: Wednesdays, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12 * Havre de Grace: Wednesdays, Jan. 22, Feb. 26, March 26 * Highland: Mondays, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10 * McFaul: Wednesdays, Jan. 8, Feb. 5, March 5 MEDICAL MOBILE VAN HEALTH SCREENINGS Free blood pressure, body composition and sleep apnea screenings; cholesterol screenings for $10; osteoporosis screenings for $15; and full cardiac risk assessment for $20. (Cash or check) MARYLAND'S HEALTH MATTERS Center Parking Lot M Fourth Tuesdays, Jan. 28, Feb. 25, March 25 4 to 7 p.m. EDUCATIONAL CLASSES ■ AARP Driver Safety Program ■ CPR Health Care Provider ■ Cardiac Rehabilitation ■ Pulmonary Rehabilitation NEW VISIONS FOR WOMEN Harford Community College, Edgewood Hall Saturday, Feb. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Physicians from Upper Chesapeake Health will lead discussions on how you can best take care of yourself. Come away with some new visions for you and your life. Bring your friends for food, fun and fellowship. Call 443-412-2376 for more information. Leaders of Upper Chesapeake Health and the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) unveiled the new Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center in Bel Air at a ribbon-cutting event on Sept. 18. The Center opened to patients on Oct. 7. From left, Robin Luxon, FACHE, vice president, Clinical Service Lines, UCH; Navesh Sharma, DO, PhD, medical director, Radiation Oncology, Kaufman Cancer Center, and assistant professor of Radiation Oncology at University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM); Philip Nivatpumin, MD, medical director, Kaufman Cancer Center; Kevin Cullen, MD, director, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center and professor of Medicine at UMSOM; Pat Kaufman, lead donor; Scot Kaufman, lead donor; Lyle Sheldon, FACHE, president and CEO, UCH; Robert Chrencik, MBA, CPA, president and CEO, UMMS; E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, vice president, Medical Affairs, UM, and professor and dean, UMSOM.  Call HealthLink at 800-515-0044 for information and registration. Or visit

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maryland's Health Matters - Upper Chesapeake - Winter 2013

Maryland's Health Matters - Upper Chesapeake - Winter 2013
A Healthy Start
Head Strong
Weighing Your Options
A Lifesaving Gift
At a Glance
News and Events

Maryland's Health Matters - Upper Chesapeake - Winter 2013