Why We Need to Talk about Non-Communicable Diseases
Speaker: Salim S. Virani, MD, Ph.D | Recorded on April 12, 2021
Salim S. Virani, MD, Ph.D., is a tenured Professor in the Sections of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is also an investigator in the Health Policy, Quality, and Informatics Program at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation in Houston, TX.
Shielding Stress in the Age of COVID-19
Speaker: Alexander P. Miano, MD | Recorded on March 4, 2021
All of us are facing challenges of some kind as we manage life in the high-risk world of the COVD-19 pandemic. Identifying pandemic induced stressors and their effect on our daily life and finding ways to safely and effectively cope will be addressed during this free webinar.
Back to Boca (4 Part Series)
Focused on giving you facts and answers to help you guide your safe return to the Island.
Webinar 1 of 4
The series kicked off on Wednesday, September 23rd where Boca Grande residents had an opportunity to join Healthnetwork Foundation and speaker Dr. Paul Auwaerter, MBA, MD, Clinical Director at the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Auwaerter provided the latest knowledge on the transmission of COVID-19, the course of the illness, and updates on testing, as well as addressed travel considerations.
Webinar 2 of 4
The Long Road to Recovery: Dealing with the Lingering Health Effects of COVID-19
On October 6th Boca Grande residents were able to join Laurie Jacobs, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine Hackensack Meridian Health as she spoke on the lingering health effects of COVID-19. Through their experience in caring for these patients, Hackensack Meridian Health has developed NJ’s first and only COVID-19 Recovery Center to provide a comprehensive post-COVID evaluation, along with support and treatment.
Webinar 3 of 4
Dr. Allan Feingold and his team at Baptist Health South Florida have been actively tracking and reporting on COVID-19 data daily for several months now. For this session in this Back to Boca series, we’ll do a deep-dive into the data to explore COVID-19 case trends across the US, specifically in Florida, and more closely in our area. Dr. Feingold will also discuss the impact of mask wearing and social distancing, as well as guidelines around quarantines.
Webinar 4 of 4
In the fourth and final webinar in our series Dr. Paul Auwaerter, Clinical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins, is back to answer your questions about COVID-19. After a brief update on the virus, Dr. Auwaerter dedicates most of the session to answering questions submitted in advance (upon registration) and live during the webinar. Dr. Lauren Hana, Medical Director of the Boca Grande Health Clinic, addressed questions specific to plans and recommendations for Boca Grande.