FORT MYERS, Fla. ( November 10, 2016)
Shell Point has announced the roster for its 2016-2017 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries speaker series, a free community healthcare resource for residents in the greater Fort Myers area.
This educational series will feature prominent local and national experts who will address recent advances in the fields of joint replacement, grief recovery, genomics, and oncology:
- Thursday, Dec. 8, 2:15 p.m. – Advances in Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Harmon, Lee Health
- Thursday, Jan. 5, 2:15 p.m. – Grief Is a Journey: Dealing with Loss As We Age with Dr. Kenneth Doka, professor of gerontology at College of New Rochelle and senior consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America
- Monday, Feb. 13, 2:15 p.m. – Genomics & Precision Medicine: One Size Healthcare Does Not Fit All with cancer epidemiologist Dr. Alexander Parker, Mayo Clinic
- Tuesday, March 28, 2:15 p.m. – Shifting Landscapes: Controversies, Updates, and Advances for Prostate Cancer with radiation oncologist Dr. Jason Efstathiou, Massachusetts General Hospital
All four Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries presentations are free to the public, and will be held in The Village Church Auditorium at Shell Point. Parking will be available at The Springs, 13901 Shell Point Plaza, Fort Myers. Sign up is required at 239-433-7936.
The 2016-2017 season of Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries presentations is sponsored in part by: Lee Memorial Health System Foundation, UBS Wealth Management, 21st Century Oncology, and Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
About Shell Point Retirement Community
Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers, Florida. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free dockage, a championship 18-hole golf course, and other recreational and educational activities. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.orgor call 1-800-780-1131.