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Health Education Seminars and Screenings

As a member of Johns Hopkins Healthy Living for USFHP, you will be invited to attend free Johns Hopkins health seminars, featuring Hopkins medical experts who present the latest information on a variety of health topics and answer your questions.

Call 1-877-833-7717 to register for a seminar.

Johns Hopkins Educational Seminars (Open to the Public)

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Online Educational Seminars

Tools for Survivorship: Thriving After Breast Cancer Treatment

Join oncologist Antonio Wolff and cancer survivorship expert Kimberly Peairs on this free interactive webinar to discuss what you need to know after breast cancer treatment. Topics include follow-up care, screenings, care planning, recurrence, staying healthy tips, returning to your primary care doctor, and more.

Wednesday, September 17
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


Weighing In On Bariatric Surgery

Learn about surgical options for weight loss. Join Johns Hopkins bariatric surgeon 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

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


A Joint Effort: The Causes and Cures of Joint Pain

Join orthopaedic surgeon Harpal Khanuja 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

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


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 and plastic surgeon Chad Gordon will describe these surgical approaches and answer viewers' questions.

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

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


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 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

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


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 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

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


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

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


 

In-Person Seminars

What Not To Forget: Ways to Protect Your Memory

Join memory specialist Constantine Lyketsos to learn about treatment options for memory loss and related behavioral conditions such as depression and Alzheimer’s. Presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with the physician.

Wednesday, September 10
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


Oh, My Aching Back!

For those who have been diagnosed with degenerative disc conditions and want to learn about the treatment of back and related leg pain.

Wednesday, September 17
6 p.m.

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

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242.


Cardiovascular Disease Prevention for Women

Cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes are the leading cause of death among women. Cardiologists Erin Michos and Pamela Ouyang 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 1-888-335-8242.
 


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).


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. For a complete listing of dates and locations, visit us online.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242


Laser Vision Correction

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

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


Varicose Vein Screenings

For individuals with varicose veins who are considering treatment or surgery. Call 410-550-VEIN to register.


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