OSF Saint Anthony offers women’s series

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center is sponsoring its Eleventh Annual Women’s Series during March.

The first program, “Osteoporosis,” will be offered from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, at Giovanni’s. Michael DeMuzio, Ph.D., an expert on osteoporosis, will present the program.

Dr. Michael L. Hogan, cardiologist affiliated with Rockford Cardiology Associates and on active OSF Saint Anthony Medical staff, will present “Women and Heart Disease” from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 20, in the Foundation Room at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

Both days include a health fair with free blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and osteoporosis screenings.

The series is planned as part of the community-wide recognition of March as Women’s History Month.

Call 815-227-2797 for reservations and information.

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, is owned and operated by OSF HealthCare, an affiliate corporation of The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria. The Medical Center’s Web site is www.osfhealth.com.

For the second year in a row, in a survey conducted by National Research Corporation, people in Winnebago, Boone and Ogle counties selected OSF Saint Anthony as their first choice for providing quality care, earning the Medical Center the 2002 and the 2003 Consumer Choice Awards.

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