Tyrone Hospital and TASD to Sponsor Women’s Health Awareness Night

The event is free and will include dinner, door prizes and giveaways

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Tyrone Hospital and TASD to Sponsor Women’s Health Awareness Night

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The Breast Cancer and Women’s Health Institute at Tyrone Regional Health Network and the Tyrone Area School District are co-hosting an event for adolescent health and women’s awareness from 6 to 7:30 pm in the Tyrone High School cafeteria on October 17th.

“This is a great opportunity for mothers and daughters and other women in the family to get together for a nice outing and also learn about important women’s health issues,” said Theresa Yanchetz, Director of Marketing and volunteer services at Tyrone Regional Health Network.

“This is a great opportunity for mothers and daughters and other women in the family to get together for a nice outing and also learn about important women’s health issues,”

— Theresa Yanchetz

The event is free and open to the public and will include dinner, door prizes, and giveaways.

Anyone interested in attending should RSVP by October 1 by calling (814) 684-6348 or email [email protected] by October 1st.

The keynote speaker is Susan Robinson, the Director of Athletics at St. Francis University. Robinson, a former Penn State basketball player, was a 1992 NCAA All American and NCAA women’s basketball player of the year.

Three other presenters will speak as well. Dr. Kennita Burns-Johnson will discuss breast changes and when to see a doctor. Dr. Kelly Briggs, the Medical Director of Radiology at Tyrone Regional Health Network will discuss women’s imaging, and Dr. Kenneth Lee a gynecologist, will speak about sexually transmitted diseases and changes during a women’s menstrual cycle.

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