San Andreas, CA…Registration is still open for the Oct. 29 ‘Stepping Up for Women’s Health’ virtual workshop addressing physical and mental health issues. Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) is bringing together local experts for the online event to be held via Zoom at 7 p.m. on Thursday. It is easy to register through the MTMC Webpage. Presenters include Gynecologist Ali Parsa, M.D.; Radiologist Pardeep Athwal, M.D.; and Debbie Sellick, Mark Twain Health Care District Board Member. They will cover a variety of topics including Breast Cancer Awareness, Mammograms: Not Scary Any More, Routine Wellness and Reproductive Health, and Minimally Invasive GYNO Surgeries.  Kelli Coane, Chief Administrative Director of the Resource Connection, will lead that discussion about Empowering Individuals Seeking Freedom from Toxic Relationships. She will also offer a virtual tour of their facilities in both San Andreas and Murphys.

Also included is a special appearance by Tina Macuha, anchor of Good Day Sacramento on KMAX/CW
31. She continues to be engaged in MTMC efforts to raise breast cancer awareness in the foothill region after headlining the Steps to Kick Cancer event last year.

This virtual event is sponsored by Bank of Stockton, Calaveras Cancer Support Group, Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) & the Mark Twain Health Care District.

‘Stepping Up for Women’s Health’ will be hosted by retired Calaveras County School Superintendent Kathy Northington who serves as MTMC Community Board Chair; and Co hosted by Doug Archer, CEO and President of MTMC.
Workshop participants must register in advance through the MTMC Webpage and will receive a return email with instructions for joining the Zoom session.


About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also one of the area’s largest employers. More than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. For more information, please visit our website at Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.

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