Westerly Hospital kicks off summer Wednesday Wellness series

Monday, June 26, 2017

WESTERLY, RHODE ISLAND - Westerly Hospital will kick off its Summer Wednesday Wellness series beginning on Wednesday, June 28 with “What is Celiac Disease and How Do you Treat It” presented by Pamela Connors, MD, Gastroenterology.   The series will feature a total of six free programs covering a variety of health topics.  All programs are held at Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center and will be presented by physicians and staff.  There is no charge for these programs, but seating is limited.  To reserve a seat for one or more of the following programs, call 1-800-636-2824.

  • What Is Celiac Disease and How Do You Treat It?
    June 28 - 5 pm
    Learn more about celiac disease and other gastrointestinal issues.
    Pamela Connors, MD, Gastroenterology

  • Bites, Burns and Bruises
    July 19 - 5:30 pm 
    Learn more about tick bites and summertime injuries.
    Christopher Lorentz, MD, Emergency Care, Westerly Hospital

  • New Innovations in the Art of Plastic Surgery
    July 26 - 4:30 pm 
    Learn more about the latest options.
    Chadwick Wu, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Understanding, Managing and Living with Diabetes
    Aug. 2 - 5 pm   
    Learn more about managing this disease and the special care needed to treat diabetic wounds.
    Stephen Phelan, MD, Endocrinology, and Bridget Mejza, APRN, Wound Care Specialist

  • Living with Chronic Lung Disease
    Aug. 16 - 5 pm 
    Learn more about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other respiratory conditions.
    Carolyn Rochester, MD, Medical Director, Yale COPD Center

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gout
    Learn more about the evaluation and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and gout.
    Christopher D’Arcy, MD, Rheumatology