Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley Announces 4th Annual Behavioral Medicine Conference

Monday, August 11, 2014

Holy Family Hospital’s 4th Annual Behavioral Medicine Conference will be held Friday, September 26, 2014 in the David Hartleb Technology Center at Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St. in Haverhill.

The day will begin at 7:30 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast, and end at 4 p.m. The cost of $35 includes breakfast, a full lunch and 6 continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, social workers and addiction counselors.

This year’s topics are:
The Role of Medication in Managing Opiod Dependence with Barbara Herbert, MD,
director of addiction services for Steward Medical Group, and chief of addiction services at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston.

Contemporary Behavioral Health:  Developing Recovery-Based Services with Ana Wolanin, MS, RN, senior director of quality and regulatory for behavioral health at Steward Health Care.

Neuropsychology and Clinical Aging of Persons with Psychiatric Disorders  with Buck Woo, PhD,  neuropsychologist and program director at the Center for Recovery and Wellness at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley in Haverhill.

Substance Abuse Treatment and Dual Diagnosis with Philippe Sioufi, MD, medical director at the Center for Recovery and Wellness and consulting psychiatrist at the Comprehensive Addiction Program at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley in Haverhill.

The Role of the Acute Care Setting in Psychiatric Disorders  with Sheela Hedge-Batlivala, MD, medical director at the  Center for Behavioral Medicine at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen.

Deadline for registration is September 12, 2014.

To register, please call the DoctorFinder™ line at 1-800-488-5959. Registration will be confirmed once payment is received.

Checks must be made payable to Holy Family Hospital and mailed to Jean MacDougall-Tattan, c/o Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley, 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830.

For more information please call Jean at 978.420.1168 or email jean.macdougall-tattan@steward.org.


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