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February 16, 2015

Good Samaritan Medical Center is Celebrating American Heart Month with Free Heart Health Lecture.

Monday, February 16, 2015. Good Samaritan Medical Center to collaborate with Randolph Community Partnership and Psi Iota Omega on Heart Health Lecture.

Good Samaritan Medical Center will collaborate with Randolph Community Partnership and Psi Iota Omega to present a free lecture on maintaining optimal heart health to commemorate American Heart Health Month. 

At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, Good Samaritan Medical Center will present “Supporting Heart Health for Everyone” at Randolph High School. The participants presenting this informative talk are Cliff Berger, MD, interventional cardiologist and medical director of Good Samaritan's Cardiac Catheterization Lab; Ann Glasman, MD, Steward Medical Group Internal Medicine; Darlene Gareri, RN,  director of Good Samaritan Medical Center Cardiovascular Services; and Loren Dillingham, a heart disease survivor. 

The panelists will discuss the importance of maintaining heart health for both men and women at any age and present various recommendations for maintaining a healthy heart. 

“Heart disease can first appear differently in men than in women,” said Berger. “These differences can make diagnosing cardiac issues difficult, especially if a patient is unfamiliar with the symptoms associated with heart disease. Our goal with this discussion is to increase awareness and foster the prevention of cardiovascular disease.”

“We are always happy to have an opportunity to partner with Good Samaritan Medical Center about the health of our community,” said Treniece Lewis Harris, PhD, Co-Chair Health Committee for the Psi Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.  “Heart disease is a critical issue for our community and providing our neighbors with the tools and resources they need to prevent it is a priority for us.”

This free lecture will be held in the cafeteria at Randolph High School, 70 Memorial Parkway at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.  Space is limited, please call 1-800-488-5959 to register.  Refreshments will be served.

About Psi Iota Omega
Since 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated has implemented programs of service impacting countless lives. The Psi Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was chartered on July 6, 2008 in Brockton, MA to expand the reach and service of Alpha Kappa Alpha to communities in the Southeastern region of Massachusetts.  The 2014-2018 International Program will focus on Launching New Dimensions of Service℠. Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, through its 265,000 members and 986 chapters, will have an opportunity to address community needs with programs in five target areas:   Educational Enrichment, Health Promotion, Family Strengthening, Environmental Ownership, and Global Impact.  Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will expand its community presence as a result of these initiatives, which include International Community Impact Days and our signature enrichment program, ASCEND℠

About Randolph Community Partnerships, Inc.
Randolph Community Partnership, Inc. (RCP) is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunity through education. Incorporated in 2002, RCP has become an integral part of the Randolph community. Located in Randolph High School in the heart of Randolph, RCP provides rich educational opportunities to adults on the South Shore. We have brought together community members, local businesses and colleges to enhance collaborations within the community.