"Break Free From PFDs" Local Events | Bladder Health Week 2013

    Together with AUGS, the PFD Alliance and national health institutions, "Break Free From PFDs" Local Events will be held in locations across the county to further educate women. The pelvic health topics that will be discussed include: prolapse, incontinence, and other pelvic floor disorders. The events will give women the knowledge and confidence they need to evaluate their own pelvic health and address pelvic health issues with their physicians. 

    The 2013 "Break Free From PFDs" Local Events are supported in part by Allergan.

    “Break Free From PFD” Events are being hosted in the following 27 states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

    The events are being held November 11-15, 2013. Once you locate the event nearest you, click here to register! 

    Arizona

    Event: The Woman's Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery and Banner Dessert Medical Center
    Host: Ryan Stratford, MD
    Location: Rosati Education Center Banner Desert Medical Center
    1400 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, AZ 85202
    Date: November 12, 2013 from 6:00PM-8:00PM
    Register: 602-230-CARE (2273)
     

    California

    Event: Women's Healthcare Associates of Redding
    Host: Richard Mooney, MD
    Location: Womens Healthcare Associates of Redding
    Date: November 12, 2013, 6:00 PM

    Event: Scripps Clinic
    Host: Bruce Kahn, M.D.
    Location: Schatzel Center Auditorium- Scripps Memorial Hospital
    La Jolla 9888 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA 92037
    Date: November 11, 2013

    Event: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Location: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    3200 Kearney Ave, Fremont CA 94539
    Date: November 15, 2013

    Connecticut

    Event: Milford Hospital
    Host: Dr. Kaytan Amrute
    Location: Milford Hospital
    300 Seaside Avenue, Milford, CT 06460
    Date: November 13, 2013

    District of Columbia

     Event: MedStar Washington Hospital Center National Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery
    Host: Cheryl Iglesia, MD
    Location: George Salon at The Four Seasons
    2828 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007
    Date: November 9 and 12, 2013 from 7:00AM-12:00PM
    This is an open house event. No need to register. 

    Florida

    Event: Excellent Woman Care LLC
    Host: Harish Madhav, MD
    Location: Classroom A, Bethesda Hospital West
    9655 West Boynton Beach Boulevard, Boynton Beach, FL 33472
    Date: November 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM

    Event: USF Health Gynecology at The Villages
    Host: Renee Bassaly, MD and Kathleen Steepy, MD
    Location: The Savannah Center
    The Villiages, FL 32159
    Date: November 12, 2013 from 5:30PM-7:00PM
    Registration: Contact Amy Wixted at (352) 259-5740

    Georgia

    Event: Cartersville Ob/Gyn Associates
    Host: Hugo D. Ribot, Jr., MD
    Location: Cartersville Chamber of Commerce, Ansheiser-Busch Room
    122 W. Main Street, Cartersville, GA 30120
    Date: November 12, 2013 from 6:00 PM-7:30PM

    Event: Effingham Health System
    Host: Dr. Toni Sylvester and Dr. Mark Blankenship
    Location: Effingham Women's Health
    110 Goshen Road, Rincon, GA 31326
    Date: November 13, 2013

    Event: Georgia Regents University
    Host: Brent Parnell and Barbara Robinson
    Location: KROC Center 1833 Broad Street
    Augusta, GA 30904
    Date: November 13, 2013 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Event: The Womens Center
    Host: Dr. James J. Bendell
    Location: The Womens Center
    310 South Lewis Street, LaGrange, GA 30240
    Date: November 14, 2013 at 5:00PM

    Illinois

    Event: The Gynecology Institute of Chicago, Ltd.
    Host: Nicole E. Williams, MD FACOG
    Location: The Gynecology Institute of Chicago
    1147 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605
    Date: November 12, 2013 at 5:30PM

    Event: Northwestern Medicine’s Integrated Pelvic Health Program - November 13
    Host: Kimberly Kenton, MD, MS, FACOG, FACS; Anne Marie Boller, MD, MA, FACS; Stephanie Kielb, MD ; Lisa Johnson, MD, FACOG; John Hairston, MD
    Location: Prentice Women’s Hospital, Conference Room L (North)
    250 East Superior, Chicago, IL 60611
    Date: November 13, 2013 at 6:30PM-8:30PM (Doors open at 6:00PM)

    Event: Northwestern Medicine’s Integrated Pelvic Health Program - November 14
    Host: Kimberly Kenton, MD, MS, FACOG, FACS; Anne Marie Boller, MD, MA, FACS; Stephanie Kielb, MD
    Location: Glenview Outpatient Center 2nd Floor Conference Room 2-193
    2701 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026
    Date: November 14, 2013 at 6:30PM-8:30PM (Doors open at 6:00PM)

    Iowa

    Event: Allen Memorial Hospital
    Host: Bilal Kaaki, MD, FACOG
    Location: Allen Hospital South Dining
    146 W Dale St., Entrance No. 2, Waterloo, IA 50703
    Date: November 14, 2013 at 6:00PM 

    Event: Mercy Medical Center
    Host: Stephen M. Feltz, MD, FACOG
    Location: Mercy Medical Center, East Tower
    1111 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50314 

    Louisiana 

    Event: Ochsner Health System
    Host: Joanna Togami, MD
    Location: Ochsner Health System
    1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121
    Date: November 13, 2013 at 6:00PM

    Maryland 

    Event: Anne Arundel Medical Center
    Host: Briana Walton, MD
    Location: Waugh Chapel Community Center
    1326 Main Chapel Way, Gambrills, MD 21054
    Date: November 12, 2013 from 6:00PM-7:30PM

    Event: Capital Women's Care
    Host: Dr. Gerrit Schipper
    Location: The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
    40 South Carroll Street
    Date: November 14, 2013 from 5:00PM-7:00PM

    Massachusetts

    Event: University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Host: Joy Saini, MD, Danielle Patterson, MD, MSc, and Kate O’Dell, NP
    Location: Northborough Senior Center
    119 Bearfoot Road, Northborough, MA 01532
    Date: November 12, 2013 at 1:00PM

    Event: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)
    Host: Janet Li, MD FACOG
    Location: Shapiro 10 Conference Room, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215
    Date: November 14, 2013 at 4:00PM-5:00PM

    Event: ESP Medical LLC
    Host: Vikas Merchia, MD
    Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center
    235 N. Pearl Street, Brockton, MA 02301
    Date: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:30AM

    Michigan

    Event: University of Michigan Health System: Dept. of OBGYN & Women’s Health Program
    Host: Dr. Dee Fenner
    Location: Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor District Library
    Date: November 19, 2013 from 7:00-8:30PM

    Event: Advanced Urogynecology of Michigan
    Host: Salil Khandwala, MD
    Location: Kalman Auditorium
    18101 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124
    Date: November 15, 2013 at 5:30PM

    Event: Grand Rapids Women’s Health
    Host: Jason Bennett, MD and Raisa Platte, MD, Ph.D
    Location: Grand Rapids Women’s Health
    555 MidTowne NE, Suite 400, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Event: Pinson Urology Center
    Host: Tony E. Pinson, MD
    Location: Pinson Pelvic Health Center
    744 W. Michigan Avenue, Suite 301, Jackson, MI 49201
    Date: November 13, 2013 at 5:00PM-7:00PM

    Event: Livingston Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates
    Host: Adam M. Ziff, DO
    Location: Community Room at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital
    620 Byron Road, Howell, MI 48843
    Date: November 11, 2013 from 6:00PM-7:30PM

    Mississippi

    Event: Southeast Urogynecology
    Host: Robert Harris, MD; Steven Speights, MD; and Paul Moore, MD
    Location: Table 100
    100 Ridge Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    Date: November 13, 2013

    Missouri

    Event: Nevada Regional Medical Center
    Host: Scott Beard, MD
    Location: Nevada Regional Medical Center
    627 South Ash Street, Nevada, MO 64772
    Date: November 15, 2013 at 12:00PM

    Event: Nevada Regional Medical Center
    Host: Scott Beard, MD
    Location: Cedar County Memorial Hospital Community Room
    Date: November 13, 2013 at 5:00PM

    Event: Center for Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
    Host: Fareesa Khan, M.D.
    Location: Des Peres Lodge
    1050 Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO. 63131
    Date: November 13 2013 from 6:30PM-8:30PM

    Nebraska

    Event: Adult Pediatric Urology & Urogynecology
    Host: Dr. Rebecca McCrery and Dr. Emily Kean
    Location: Adult Pediatric Urology & Urogynecology
    10707 Pacific St., Suite 101, Omaha, NE 68114
    Date: November 12, 2013 at 6:00PM

    Event: Methodist Physicians Clinic Women’s Center
    Host: Dr. Jessica Bracken
    Location: Brix Event Centre
    225 North 170th Street, Omaha, NE 68118
    Date: November 12, 2013 at 6:30PM

    New Jersey

    Event: Advanced Women’s Health of New Jersey
    Host: Paul M. Littman, DO
    Location: Mohawk House
    71 Sparta Ave., Sparta, NJ 07871
    Date: November 12, 2013 at 6:30PM-8:30AM

    Event: Cedar Crest Village
    Host: Patrick Culligan, MD
    Location: Cedar Crest Woodland Commons Conference Center
    1 Cedar Crest Village Drive, Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444
    Date: November 12, 2013 from 3:30PM-5:30PM

    Event: Princeton Urogynecology
    Host: Heather van Raalte, MD
    Location: University Medical Center at Princeton
    1 Plainsboro Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
    Date: November 14, 2013

    Event: Barnabas Health, Monmouth Medical Center
    Host: Martin Michalewski, MD
    Location: Monmouth Medical Center, Borden Auditorium
    3rd Ave, Long Branch, NJ
    Date: November 11, 2013 from 3:30PM-5:30PM

    Event: Athena Women's Institute for Pelvic Health
    Host: Elizabeth Babin, MD
    Location: Athena Women's Institute for Pelvic Health
    151 Fried Mill Road, Suite 301, Turnersville, NJ 08012
    Date: November 12, 2013 at 5:30PM

    New Mexico

    Event: Lovelace Women’s Hospital
    Host: Dr. Dorothy Kammerer-Doak
    Location: Lovelace Women’s Hospital-Auditorium A&B
    4701 Montgomery NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
    Date: November 13, 2013 at 5:30PM-7:00PM

    New York

    Event: St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital
    Host: Neena Agarwala, MD
    Location: Roosevelt Hospital, 2nd Floor Conference Room C
    1000 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
    Date: November 14, 2013 from 6:00PM-7:30PM

    Event: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Host: Mamta M Mamik, MD and Charles Ascher-Walsh, MD
    Location: George T. Douris Tower
    27-40 Hoyt Avenue South, Senior Center First Floor, Astoria, NY 11102
    Date: November 13, 2013 at 10:30AM

    Event: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Host: Mamta M Mamik, MD and Charles Ascher-Walsh, MD
    Location: Klingenstein Pavilion
    9th Floor 1176 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10029
    Date: November 14, 2013 at 6:00PM

    Event: Pelvic Health and Continence Specialties
    Host: Gunhilde Buchsbaum, MD
    Location: Office Basement Boardroom
    500 Red Creek Drive, Ste 120, Rochester, NY 14623
    Date: November 13, 2013 at 5:30 PM

    North Carolina

    Event: UNC at Chapel Hill
    Host: Catherine Matthews, MD and Elizabeth Geller, MD
    Location: UNC Pelvic Health Center at Rex
    4325 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 315, Raleigh, NC 27607
    Date: November 14, 2013 from 5:00PM-7:00PM

    Event: Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
    Host: Dr. Deirdre Bland
    Location: NHFMC Conference Center
    3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
    Date: November 14, 2013 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Event: Carolinas HealthCare System - Women's Center For Pelvic Health
    Host: Michael Kennelly, MD and Bernard Taylor, MD
    Location: Carolinas HealthCare System - Mercy Hospital (Auditorium)
    2001 Vail Avenue, 3rd Floor, Suite 360, Charlotte, NC 28207
    Date: November 13, 2013 from 5:45PM-7:00PM

    Event: Duke Urogynecology
    Host: Dr. Anthony Visco, Dr. Cindy Amundsen, Dr. Alison Weidner, Dr. Nazema Siddiqui and Dr. Amie Kawasaki
    Location: Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel
    4100 Main at North Hills Street, Raleigh, NC 27609
    Date: November 12, 2013 from 6:30PM-8:30PM
    To Register: Call 1-888-ASK-DUKE (275-3853)  

    Ohio

    Event: Mount Carmel
    Host: Renee Caputo, M.D.
    Location: Upper Arlington Public Library
    2800 Tremont Road, Columbus, OH 43221
    Date: TBD

    Pennsylvania

    Event: WellSpan Heath System
    Host: Dominique El-Khawand, MD and Leslie Robinson, MD
    Location: WellSpan Women's Center
    35 Monument Rd. Suite 204, York, PA 17403
    Date: November 13, 2013 from 6:30PM-8:00PM

    South Dakota

    Event: Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center
    Host: Matthew A. Barker, MD, FACOG
    Location: Avera Living Well Center
    2400 South Minnesota Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    Date: November 11, 2013 at 6:00PM

    Tennessee

    Event: Quillen College of Medicine ETSU Physicians OB/GYN Center for Pelvic Surgery
    Host: R. Keith Huffaker, MD, MBA, FACOG
    Location: ETSU Physicians and Associates P. L. Robinson Center
    325 N. State of Franklin Rd., Johnson City, TN 37604
    Date: November 15, 2013 from 1:00PM-3:00PM

    Texas

    Event: Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
    Host: Ash Dabbous, MD; Steve Kraus, MD; and John Winston, MD
    Location: Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, Classrooms 1 & 2
    1139 E. Sonterra, San Antonio, TX 78258
    Date: November 11, 2013 at 6:00PM
    Call to register: Methodist HealthLine at 210-575-0355 

    Virginia

    Event: Bon Secours Female Pelvic Medicine – Urogynecology
    Host: Dr. C. Sage Claydon
    Location: Memorial Regional Hospital Main Conference Room
    8260 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116
    Date: November 14, 2013 from 12:30PM-2:00PM

    Washington

    Event: Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Host: Blair B. Washington MD, MHA and Kathleen Kobashi, MD
    Location: Volney Richmond Auditorium, Virginia Mason Medical Center
    1201 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    Date: November 12, 2013 at 2:00PM-4:00PM

    Wisconsin

    Event: University of Wisconsin - Madison and Meriter Hospital
    Host: Dr. Heidi Brown and Dr. Sarah McAchran
    Location: Hotel Red
    1501 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
    Date: November 13, 2013 from 6:30PM-8:30PM

    Event: Medical College of Wisconsin - Froedert Health
    Host: Dr. Julianne Newcomer, Dr. Sumana Koduri, Dr. Michael Guralnick, and Dr. Corey O'Connor
    Location: Clinical Cancer Center, Conference Room M
    9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226 
    Date: November 13, 2013 from 6:00PM-8:00PM 


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