Burke Rehabilitation Center and Hospital for Special Surgery to Host Free Brain Health Seminar, April 3

Published March 5, 2014

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, in conjunction with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, the leader in orthopedics, will host a free program on boosting brain health from
10 a.m. to noon on April 3 in the Rosedale Conference Room of the Billings Building on Burke’s main campus at 785 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains.

The co-sponsored program will feature presentations by Mark Herceg, Ph.D., director of Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital; Pasquale Fonzetti, M.D., associate director of Burke’s Memory Evaluation & Treatment Service (METS), and Dana Pitman, MS, RD, CDN, clinical nutritionist at Hospital for Special Surgery. The seminar will feature informative presentations on boosting brain health, the aging brain, memory issues, signs and symptoms of dementia, and nutrition for improving brain health.

According to Mary Beth Walsh, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, “This free educational program being held jointly by Burke and Hospital for Special Surgery demonstrates both organizations’ commitment to community education programs and reinforces the working relationship the two hospitals have shared for many years.”

For more information about the Memory and Brain Health program or to register for the event, please call (914) 597-2848. Seating is limited and registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

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