Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Med School Café - Expert Advice for the Community

Dr. Alana Schilthuis, assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and an internist with USA Physicians Group, presented the April Med School Cafe lecture, "Choose Healthy."

During the talk, Dr. Schilthuis discussed in detail the top five most important things people can do to significantly improve their health and quality of life. Her top five tips are: knowing your ideal weight, identifying your primary care provider, smoking cessation, appropriate preventative screenings based on age and sex, and proper vaccinations.

Watch the video below to view the lecture in its entirety.


Med School Cafe 4-14-15 from USA Health System on Vimeo.

The next lecture will feature Dr. Kenneth Rettig, professor emeritus of pediatrics at the USA College of Medicine and a pediatric endocrinologist with USA Physicians Group. His lecture, titled “Civil War Medicine,” will take place May 26, 2015, at the USA Faculty Club. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the presentation begins at noon. The Med School Café lecture and lunch are provided free of charge, but reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call Kim Partridge at (251) 460-7770 or e-mail kepartridge@health.southalabama.edu. 

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