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Innovations in Treating Hearing Loss

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This program is full and we are no longer accepting registrations.
The talk will be recorded and posted on our YouTube playlist by mid-April.

Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the US impacting quality of life and relationships for those who suffer with it. This talk will address the types of hearing loss and new and emerging treatments for them.

Speaker: Peter Santa Maria, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology (HNS) at Stanford University Medical Center

Thursday, March 21, 2019
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Neck and Back Pain in Women: Spinal Problems, Solutions, and Future Directions

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Dr. Corinna Zygourakis, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford, discusses the main causes of neck and back pain for women, explaining the nonsurgical and surgical treatment options, including the latest surgical technologies.

Speaker: Corinna Zygourakis, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center

Thursday, April 4, 2019
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration


Pelvic Health for Baby Boomers

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Pelvic disorders, such as incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, are common conditions that can have a major impact on your daily life. These conditions increasingly affect both women and men as they age. This talk will address these medical conditions that are often not discussed or diagnosed in older men and women.

Speaker: Bertha Chen, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Gynecology – Urogynecology) and, by courtesy, of Urology, Stanford University Medical Center

Thursday, April 25, 2019
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration


Eating Well for Your Blood Glucose and Loving It!

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Good nutrition is the building block of good health. If you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, good nutrition is essential to managing your condition. This talk will demonstrate ways to make healthy eating easy and enjoyable.

Speaker: Leah Groppo, MS, RD, CDE
Clinical Dietitian III, Certified Diabetes
Educator, Stanford Health Care

Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration


Hypertension in the 21st Century: High Blood Pressure and What We Know Now, and What We Need to Know in the Future

Presented by Stanford Health Library

High blood pressure is the most common cardiovascular disease with serious health implications. While it is a condition that usually has no symptoms, undiagnosed it can cause serious damage to arteries and the heart, brain, and kidneys, and it is the leading cause of stroke. This talk focuses on the new guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of hypertension now, and what advancements to expect in the future.

Speaker: Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
(Nephrology), Stanford University Medical Center

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration


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