Department of External Affairs
Office of Public Affairs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2010
Contact: John P. Broder
Vice President-External Affairs


Winthrop-University Hospital’s Perspectives in Health series and The Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation will co-sponsor a free program, “Learn What’s New in Arthritis” on Thursday, October 7, at 7:00 PM. The program will be held at Winthrop’s Community Outreach Center, 101 Mineola Boulevard at the corner of Second Street in Mineola.

Physicians from Winthrop’s Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease Center – Steven Carsons, MD, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology; and Rheumatology Attending Physicians Elise Belilos, MD; Kristina Belostocki, MD; and Gary Rosenblum, DO – discuss modern drug therapies and other treatments for arthritis. A question and answer period will follow the lecture.

Attendees are asked to arrive at 6:45 PM for registration. Parking and the entrance are available in the rear of the building. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To reserve a space, please call (516) 663-8300.

Winthrop’s Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease Center offers patients state-of-the-art treatment. The medical staff is devoted to providing comprehensive arthritis care to its patients with treatment approaches that help patients minimize pain, achieve the greatest degree of function and maintain their ability to participate in activities they enjoy.

Perspectives in Health is a free community health education program, coordinated by the Nurse Specialist Group at Winthrop. For information on other programs at the Hospital, please call 1-866-WINTHROP.

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