July 30th, 2015---Brooklyn, NY: Kingsbrook is proud to present its first annual
Women's Health Symposium on July 30th from 12:00-3:00pm, featuring physicians, career specialists
and community based organizations dedicated to women’s issues. The
program will feature the importance of professional and personal balance,
stress management and mental health awareness. The event will take place
in the Lillian Minkin Ballroom on the medical center campus at 585 Schenectady
Avenue bet Winthrop Street and Rutland Road.
Finding one's purpose will be a huge focus also of the symposium. Dr.
Janice Emanuel Bunn will share 10 practical steps to discovering one's
purpose. “Purpose is the key to discovering why we were placed on
this earth, and the essence of one's existence.” She commented.
Dr. Emmanuel Bunn is a Kingsbrook Community Leadership Council Chair and
a major advocate for community health in Central Brooklyn.
According to the American Institute on Stress, women are twice as likely
to experience major depression than men. They are also up to three times
more apt to suffer from anxiety disorders or to attempt suicide. More
specifically, The 2010 National Institutes of Health study analyzed data
from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation and found that
the cumulative impact of overexposure to stress hormones on black women
between the ages of 49-55, takes a toll on the body and contributes to
the development or progression of such ailments as “cardiovascular
disease, obesity, diabetes, susceptibility to infection, carcinogenesis,
and accelerated aging.”
“The combination of being over committed at work, at home and the
dynamic of family, makes women's lives very stressful,” says
Enid Dillard, director of Marketing & Public Affairs at Kingsbrook."
learning how to balance life with the proper tools is key to preserving
mental emotional and physical wellness." For more information call us at
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, celebrating its 90th year, is a 784-bed
teaching Medical Center. Centers of Excellence Include: Kingsbrook Rehabilitation
Institute offering Physical & Rehabilitative Medicine, including Brooklyn's
only New York State approved Traumatic Brain Injury & Coma Recovery
Unit, The Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center comprised of Inpatient
Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry and Outpatient Psychiatry, The Bone &
Joint Center providing care in Joint Replacement/Sports Medicine and the
Neurosciences Institute providing care in General Neurology, Rehab and
Stroke care. Kingsbrook and Rutland Nursing Home are JCAHO certified and
not-for-profit members of the Greater New York Hospital Association and
the Healthcare Association of New York State.