Anyone can attend this free community lecture who is interested in breast health awareness and screening recommendations.
Attendees will be educated on the importance of breast health and annual screening mammography. They will also learn about the prevalence of breast cancer.
Lisa Hopkins, MD, will be discussing breast cancer risk factors, genetics, and digital mammography.BIO: Dr. Hopkins recently joined Saint Peter's Breast Center, having completed a breast surgical oncology fellowship at Saint Luke's-Roosevelt/Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.Dr. Hopkins is member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the American College of Surgeons, She is a former member of the hospital's Cancer Committee and Institutional Review Board. Currently, she is licensed to practice medicine in both New York and New Jersey.
Melissa Martinez, RN, APN-BC will be on hand to answer questions and to introduce her self as the APN and patient navigator for Saint Peter's Breast Center.BIO: Ms. Martinez is an Advance Practice Nurse and Patient Navigator with the Breast Center at Saint Peter's.Ms. Martinez earned her Master's Degree in Nursing from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2008 and in 2012 Melissa received the designation of Certified Breast Patient Navigator through the completion of the National Consortium of Breast Centers Inc. Breast Patient Navigator Certification Program.
TAKEAWAYS: Patients will leave with contact information for scheduling a mammogram and scheduling an appointment with a breast surgeon. Brochures on breast pain and some give aways from our Women’s Imaging Center will also be given to attendees.
PRESENTERS: Lisa A. Hopkins, MD, and Melissa Martinez, RN, APN
DATE & TIME: Thursday, October 18 at 7 p.m.
Seating is limited.
LOCATION: Saint Peter's Urgent Care Center
The Village Shoppes at Montgomery
1378 Route 206, Skillman, NJ 08558
For more information or to register, please call 609-497-4597.
Download Breast Health Educational Lecture flyer.
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