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Doctors to Discuss Health Issues Vital to Women

Posted 03/05/2010
Posted by Meagan Fazio

Three renowned physicians from Hartford Hospital will discuss health issues important to women during "A Women's Health Portrait: Awareness and Empowerment" on Friday, March 5 at 8:30 a.m. in the 1877 Club of the Harry Jack Gray Center on the campus of the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, Conn.. Dr. Amy K. Brown, will talk about robotic surgery in gynecological oncology and gynecology, Dr. Patricia A. DeFusco will discuss breast cancer and evolving strategies in imaging, prevention and treatment, and Dr. Donna M. Polk, will cover the topic of women and heart disease.

This health forum is open to the public, but pre-registration is required. The $20 registration fee includes breakfast. For more information, or to register, contact Judy Kacmarcik at 860.768.4269 or

This health forum is part of "A Home Coming for Women," a reunion weekend for alumni, faculty and staff from the Hartford College for Women, which became part of the University of Hartford in 1991. The reunion continues through Saturday, March 6.

The forum is being sponsored by the University of Hartford's Presidents College, a non-credit program offering short courses and activities for adults, taught by visiting lecturers and members of the University faculty.