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LMU-DCOM AND MIDDLESBORO ARH HOSPITAL TO HOST "WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW"



February 16, 2007 - HARROGATE, TN – Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) and Middlesboro ARH hospital will host “Women’s Heart Health – What You Need to Know” on Monday, February 26, at 6:30 pm in the Arnold Auditorium of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum on the campus of LMU in Harrogate.

The event will feature presentations on heart health, nutrition, stress management and fitness, and aims to educate individuals on women’s heart health issues and what women can do to take care of their hearts. The event is being held in recognition of National Heart Health Month, and is free and open to the public. Speakers will include: Lovie Stallworth, MD, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Middlesboro ARH Hospital; Burt Routman, DO, Chair of Clinical Medicine, LMU-DCOM; and Tina McPeek, personal trainer at Pro Fitness Center. There will be a question and answer session following the presentations.

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of osteopathic doctors to provide healthcare in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7082, e-mail dcom@lmunet.edu, or visit us online at www.lmunet.edu/dcom.

The Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) system is a not-for-profit health system operating nine hospitals, physician practices, home health agencies, HomeCare Stores and retail pharmacies in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia. ARH is both the largest provider of care and single largest private employer in southeastern Kentucky. For more information about Middlesboro ARH, call (606) 242-1103 or visit online at www.arh.org.

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