Hot Flash Havoc: Movie screening and discussion about menopause and perimenopause

Woodruff Health Sciences Center | July 25, 2012

Contact

Jennifer Johnson
(media inquiries only)
404-727-5696
jennifer.johnson@emory.edu

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The screening of "Hot Flash Havoc" will be followed by a panel discussion with area health experts educating and dispelling related myths. Register and purchase tickets via EventBrite.

WHAT:

MOVIE, MOCKTAILS, & MENOPAUSE: A screening and discussion of "Hot Flash Havoc," a documentary that reveals fact versus fiction stemming from a decade of information about menopause and perimenopause. The movie conveys poignant personal stories shared by real women and in-depth interviews with the world’s most noted experts. 

The screening will be followed by an expert panel discussion and Q&A session with area health professionals educating and dispelling myths about perimenopause and menopause.   

WHO:

Expert panelists include

  • Ruth O'Shea, MD, Director, Emory Breast Cancer Program; Chair, Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Breast Cancer Research; 
  • Dana Meaney-Delman, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Emory Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Gary Glasser, MD, Menopause Specialist, OB/GYN, Atlanta Gynecology & Obstetrics; 
  • Gina Lundberg, MD, Cardiologist, Medical Director, Saint Joseph’s Medical Group; 
  • Cheryl Williams RD, LD, Emory Heart & Vascular Center, Licensed Nutritionist & Health Coach; 
  • Patrick Bowen, MD, Chief of Endocrinology, The Emory Clinic 

WHEN:

Thursday, July 26, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Mocktails/cocktails begin at 6pm. Movie begins at 6:30 p.m. 

WHERE:

Rollins School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Rollins Auditorium, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta 30322 

MORE:

Over 6,000 women enter menopause every day in the U.S., and by the year 2015, an estimated 2.3 billion women worldwide will struggle with the physical and emotional side effects associated with perimenopause and menopause. Despite these staggering statistics, menopause remains one of the most taboo and misunderstood natural occurrences facing women with a tremendous amount of confusion and misinformation among the general public and the medical community. 

COST: 

$20 per ticket / $12 per student ticket. Funds raised will benefit the Atlanta Women’s Foundation. 

TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFO:

http://drtanyamdhotflashhavoc.eventbrite.com/