Renowned fitness/nutrition expert to lead breakout session at Women's Health Symposium
Pamela Peeke, MD, an internationally renowned expert and speaker in women's health, fitness and nutrition, will conduct a breakout session on how to "Keep Yourself Fit for Life" at Virtua's 8th Annual Women's Health Symposium. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 15, 2012, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center located at 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107. It begins promptly at 7:30 am and concludes at 3 pm.
The keynote speakers at the 8th Annual Virtua Women's Health Symposium are Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa Oz.
General admission tickets are available for purchase. Registration can be completed online at www.virtua.org/women or by phone at 1-877- VWOMAN-7 (1-877-896-6267).
Dr. Peeke is recognized as one of the country's leading physicians by the Consumers Research Council of America. She is featured as one of America's leading women physicians in the National Institutes of Health Changing Face of Medicine exhibit at the National Library of Medicine. Dr. Peeke is the host of her award-winning series "The National Body Challenge" as well as "Could You Survive?" based on her book Fit to Live. She is also the Chief Medical Correspondent for Discovery Health TV and the celebrity lifestyle expert for WebMD's 80 million members.
As one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, Virtua helps people be well, get well and stay well through a comprehensive range of health care services. Services are delivered through three health and wellness centers, three fitness centers, four acute care hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices with more than 240 physicians, urgent care centers, seven ambulatory surgery centers, home health services, two long-term care and rehabilitation centers, 12 paramedic units and a wide range of outpatient services. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers more than 8,000 babies a year. Virtua also provides employment and wellness services to 1,700 businesses and corporations. An innovator in clinical and information technology such as electronic medical records, Virtua is recognized for its ground-breaking partnerships with GE Healthcare
, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
and the Fox Chase Cancer Center
. It is the official orthopedic provider for the Philadelphia Flyers
. Virtua employs more than 8,400 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley for seven consecutive years. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit www.virtua.org