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Department of External Affairs
Office of Public Affairs
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2013
Contact: Karen Tripmacher
Assistant Director
Community Relations & Special Projects
(516) 663-2234

“GETTING YOUR DAUGHTER READY FOR COLLEGE” UNIQUE PROGRAM OFFERED BY WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2013

The transition from high school to college can be very exciting, yet challenging, as a young woman embarks on a journey toward independence. To help prepare mothers and daughters prepare for this rite of passage, Winthrop-University Hospital will offer a unique presentation, “Getting Your Daughter Ready for College,” on Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 10 AM to 1 PM. The event, which includes brunch, will be held at the Dr. Martin Spatz Conference Center located in the main Hospital at 259 First Street in Mineola.

Young women and their moms are invited to join speakers Jane Swedler MD, Chief of Adolescent Medicine and Elana Kastner, MD, Faculty Physician, Department of OB/GYN, as they discuss topics such as “Adapting to College Life,” “Campus Safety,” “Making the Right Choices,” “Nutrition,” “On-Campus Medical Assistance” and “Time Management.” The panel will also include guest speaker Stacy Carter, Operations Assistant at Winthrop’s Federal Credit Union, who will address “Financial Management.” A question and answer period will follow.

The popular event was developed by healthcare professionals at Winthrop more than 10 years ago and is presented each spring. It is designed to help young women prepare to make smart choices that will help protect their well-being. The event costs $20 per person. Seating is limited and reservations are required by April 12. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (516) 663-2609.

The program is part of “Inspiring Women: The Women’s Wellness Initiative” educational program at Winthrop-University Hospital, dedicated to the health and well-being of women. For information about this or other programs at the Hospital, please call 1-866-WINTHROP.

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