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Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased to offer free in person and online seminars throughout the year featuring our own experts who present the latest information on a variety of health topics. Each seminar is interactive and followed by a Q&A session with the presenter.

Online seminars: Each online seminar is live and consists of a 30 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute interactive question-and-answer session with the physician. Enjoy the presentations anywhere in the world, from the comfort of your own home, at no cost. Internet connection is required.

In person seminars: Local to the Baltimore, Md area? Join us for free in person seminars for a chance to connect with physicians and hear about the latest health information face-to-face.

Online Seminars

Weighing In On Bariatric Surgery

Learn about surgical options for weight loss. Join Johns Hopkins bariatric surgeon, Dr. Michael Schweitzer, for a discussion about different surgical procedures and the risks and benefits of bariatric surgery.

Tuesday, September 23
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

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A Joint Effort: The Causes and Cures of Joint Pain

Join Harpal Khanuja, M.D., for an interactive online seminar for people who suffer from hip and knee joint pain due to arthritis or trauma-related conditions. Presentation followed by a Q&A session with the physician. 

Thursday, October 2
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

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Improving Skull Contours after Brain Surgery or Trauma

If you have a missing portion of your skull or a contour deformity caused by brain surgery or cranial trauma, learn about the latest cranioplasty techniques that can correct this visible reminder. Neurosurgeon, Judy Huang, M.D. and plastic surgeon, Chad Gordon, D.O., will describe these surgical approaches and answer viewers' questions.

Monday, October 6
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

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Latest Treatment Options for Head and Neck Cancer
Head and neck cancers are on the rise because of the connection with Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Join head and neck surgeon Dr. Christine Gourin as she discusses the latest surgical and non-surgical approaches for the treatment of head and neck cancers, such as oropharyngeal and laryngeal cancers.
 
Tuesday, October 28
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT
 
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Managing Lymphedema: Discover Your Options
Join Johns Hopkins experts and learn about treatment and management options for upper and lower extremity lymphedema, such as decongestive therapy and surgical options including lymphovenous bypass surgery and lymph node transfer. Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon Justin Sacks, M.D., and certified therapist Elizabeth Erhardt will discuss ways to manage your symptoms and provide answers to your questions.
 
Thursday, November 6
7 p.m. to -8 p.m. EST
 
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Losing Weight and Lowering Risk: What You Need to Know about Women’s Cancer and Nutrition

Did you know that up to one-third of cancer deaths in women are attributed to excess body weight? During this interactive webinar, Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Amanda Fader, and oncology dietitian, Mary-Eve Brown discuss the correlations between excess weight and the risk of certain women's cancers.

Tuesday, December 2
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST

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In Person Seminars

Cancer Fair

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center on the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center campus is hosting a free Cancer Fair open to the public.

The Cancer Fair will offer an overview of cancer programs, services, information, education and multidisciplinary approaches to managing cancer treatments and caring for patients. Free services available at the Fair include blood pressure screenings, body mass index calculation, glucose test and cholesterol test.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, please email Meghan Rossbach or call 410-550-0128.

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention for Women
Cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes are the leading cause of death among women. Cardiologists Erin Michos, M.D. and Pamela Ouyang, M.D. will discuss the similarities and unique differences in risk factors and symptoms for heart disease in women as compared to men.
 
Thursday, October 23
7- 8:30 p.m. EDT
 
Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
 
Register Online or call 877-546-1009
 
Take the Floor: Break Free from PFDs

Meet physicians and specialists from the Johns Hopkins Center for Pelvic Health and start the conversation about pelvic floor disorders.

Monday, November 10
6 p.m.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Medicine Education Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224

Register online or call 410-550-KNOW (5669).

Take the Floor: Break Free from PFDs
Weight Loss Surgery Seminars

For individuals 100 pounds or more overweight who are considering weight loss surgery. This seminar is required to receive a consult for bariatric surgery. This seminar is offered at locations Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties, as well as at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. View a complete listing of dates and locations or register online.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Medicine Education Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224

Register online or call 410-550-KNOW (5669)

Weight Loss Surgery Seminars
Laser Vision Correction

Learn about the latest options in laser vision correction from Wilmer Eye Institute experts.

Visit us online for a list of dates and to register for the informational seminar.


 

 

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