Allentown, PA Atrial Fibrillation Patient Education Event

Free educational event for afib patients and their families sponsored by Lehigh Valley Health Network

When: Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Where:
Lehigh Valley Hospital — Cedar Crest
S Cedar Crest Blvd & I-78
Allentown, PA 18103

Lehigh Valley Hospital — Muhlenberg
2604 Schoenersville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Featuring:

  • atrial fibrillation survivor & StopAfib.org CEO Mellanie True Hills
  • heart rhythm specialists
  • exhibits and heart-healthy refreshments

Live presentations at Lehigh Valley Hospital — Cedar Crest, simulcast to Lehigh Valley Hospital — Muhlenberg

Schedule:

5:30 – 6 PM: Registration, exhibits, heart-healthy
refreshments

6 – 7 PM: Presentations

  • “Understanding Atrial Fibrillation—Living With It,
    Diagnosis and Treatment Options”
    Robert F. Malacoff, M.D., Medical Director,
    Electrophysiology, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • “You Don’t Have to Live with Afib”
    Mellanie True Hills,
    Featured Speaker and
    Atrial Fibrillation Survivor

7-8 PM: Live panel discussions

  • Q&A with audience
  • Cedar Crest panel
    Moderator: Robert Malacoff, M.D.
    Sultan Siddique, M.D., electrophysiologist
    Vadim Levin, M.D., electrophysiologist
    Norman Marcus, M.D., electrophysiologist
    James Wu, M.D, cardiothoracic surgeon
    Mellanie True Hills, guest speaker
  • Muhlenberg panel
    Moderator: Deborah Sundlof, D.O.
    Hari Joshi, M.D, electrophysiologist

8 PM: Evaluations, conclusion

This event is Free, but registration is required by Oct. 19.

Please call 610-402-CARE to register.

For more information, visit: http://www.lvhn.org/