Personal Trainer Visits Emory May 1st And Joins Emory Cardiologists
for Fitness Lecture, Book Give-Away and Health Screenings
Oprah Winfrey's personal trainer and fitness author, is coming to Emory
University Hospital and Emory's Crawford Long Hospital on May 1st for
a free healthy lifestyle event sponsored by Emory's HeartWise Risk Reduction
Program. Greene, who is committed to helping Americans lower their health
risks, will discuss the importance of regular cholesterol screenings,
healthy eating and exercise. Bob will also give away 300 autographed
copies of his new book, Get With The Program!
In addition, Emory Heart
Center cardiologists will be on hand to answer questions about a heart
healthy lifestyle. This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary
valet parking will be provided. Participants will also be offered low
cost health screenings (blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol.)
Bob Greene's first visit
will be to Emory University Hospital's Auditorium and Classroom A on
Wednesday, May 1st. Health screenings will be offered from 10:30 a.m.
- 12:45 p.m. Bob will begin autographing copies of Get With
The Program! at 11:30 a.m. Bob Greene and Larry Sperling,
M.D., Director of Preventive Cardiology at Emory, will speak about healthy
life choices and answer questions from 12:45 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Emory Hospital
is located on Clifton Road in Atlanta.
Bob Greene will also visit
the new Conservatory at Emory Crawford Long Hospital in downtown Atlanta
on Wednesday, May 1st, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Emory Heart Center
cardiologist Anna Kalynych,M.D. will answer questions and Bob will discuss
a heart healthy lifestyle from 2:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Book signings will
continue until 4:00 p.m. Health screenings will take place from 2:45
p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
"Many risk factors for heart
disease and other health problems can often be reduced by making healthy
choices," says Dr. Sperling. "This is a wonderful opportunity to learn
more about taking charge of your health and learning how to live the
healthiest lifestyle possible for you."
For more information or to
make reservations, call Emory HealthConnection at 404-778-7777.
The Emory HeartWise Risk
Reduction Program is designed for anyone who has experienced a heart
or circulatory event or for anyone who is considered "at risk" for heart
disease. Emory Heart Center physicians and other health professionals
offer individualized risk assessment followed by a carefully monitored
program of exercise, nutrition and education to help lower heart disease
risk. To find out more about the Heart Wise program, call 404-778-2850.