Memorial's South Tower Holds Open House This Sunday

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A public open house of Memorial's South Tower will be held this Sunday, from 1-4 p.m. A variety of health screenings will be offered including: cardiac risk assessment, blood pressure and body mass index (BMI), peripheral artery disease (PAD) screening, and balance and flexibility games. Tour Memorial’s new state-of-the science operating rooms for cardiovascular and orthopedic surgery, and learn about the inner workings of surgical and intensive care unit areas.

A select number of those interested will have the rare opportunity for a behind-the-scenes tour of Memorial’s surgical sterilization area. The schedule of educational sessions is as follows:


Memorial South Tower Open House Educational Sessions


Time                Topic                                                                Speaker

1:30 p.m.          Cardiac Surgery: Past, Present & Future   Richard Morrison, M.D.

2:30 p.m.          Controlling Cardiac Risk Factors                Samuel Ledford, M.D.

3:15 p.m.          Wireless Heart Monitoring                            Rob Headrick, M.D.


Hourly drawings to include a $250 gift certificate, a year’s subscription to Lifeline, and an Apple iPad.

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