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The Legacy Foundation, in conjunction with the Shell Point Wellness Connection, is pleased to present the 2019 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries Series, a healthcare speaker series designed to share updates on the latest advances in medical research and healthcare practice. This educational series features prominent local and national experts who will address recent advances in the fields of regenerative medicine, Alzheimer’s disease, nutrition, chronic disease and more.
Clinician, researcher and author Dr. Malissa Wood is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. During this presentation, she will cover the positive health benefits of lifestyle approaches that positively impact one’s cardiovascular and overall health. Dr. Wood will also discuss the benefits of exercise toward reducing effects of aging and improving heart health and overall well-being. She will also review helpful steps for adopting a healthy lifestyle, stress management, and resiliency tips.
Malissa Wood, M.D., completed her undergraduate and medical degrees in the combined biology program offered by the University of Missouri at Kansas City. She completed her internship and residency in medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts in 1990 where she served as chief medical resident. Dr. Wood’s cardiology training was also performed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In 1995, she completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio.
Dr. Wood joined the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in 2000. Today, her clinical activities include codirecting the Women’s Heart Health Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, serving as director of the Corrigan Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease in Women and working as an echocardiographer in the cardiac ultrasound laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Wood is on the leadership council of the American College of Cardiology Women in Cardiology Committee and is the governor-elect for the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. She has made significant educational contributions to raising awareness about gender differences in cardiovascular disease risk, symptoms and preventive strategies locally, regionally and nationally.
All four Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries presentations are free and open to the public; however, sign-up is required for each program.
This 2019 healthcare speaker series is sponsored in part by: USB Wealth Management
Location: The Village Church on The Island
Time: 7:00 pm
Phone: (239) 433-7936
Ping Demo day is coming! Stop by Shell Point Golf Club on Wednesday, January 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to have an exclusive fitting with a Ping product specialist and find out which club best fits your game. For more information, contact the Golf Pro Shop at (239) 433-9790.
Location: Pro Shop at Coastal Commons in Coastal Links
Time: 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Phone: (239) 433-9790