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Community Health Programs APRIL, MAY, JUNE 2016 COMMUNIT Y HEALTH PROGRAMS UCLA Health offers community programs and events to help our neighbors lead healthier lives through wellness education. Go to for more information. AGING CANCER CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE 21st Annual UCLA Research Conference on Aging Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancers Coronary Artery Disease Joshua Cohen, MD, UCLA OB/GYN and Gottfried E. Konecny, MD, UCLA OB/GYN, will discuss ovarian, uterine, cervical and vulvar cancers and treatment options, with an emphasis on recent advances. When: Tuesday, April 12 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130 Info: (310) 794-6644 Olcay Aksoy, MD, UCLA interventional cardiologist, will discuss coronary artery disease prevention, myths and treatment options. When: Thursday, April 28 / 5 – 6 pm Where: UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica Auditorium, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 The conference will highlight UCLA’s diverse research efforts to enhance and extend productive and healthy lifestyles for older adults. The event serves as a networking opportunity to connect with others interested in aging research and will feature presentations ranging from basic biology to public policy. When: May 10 / 8 am – Noon Where: Ackerman Grand Ballroom, 308 Westwood Plaza Info: Aging Eyelids Mehryar Taban, MD, UCLA oculofacial plastic surgeon, will discuss various eyelid conditions related to aging. When: Tuesday, May 17 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica Auditorium, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 BRAIN ANEURYSM Brain Aneurysm Support Group This support group provides information on diagnosis, research, treatment options and recovery for patients diagnosed with an unruptured brain aneurysm, those who survived a ruptured aneurysm and patient caregivers. When: 3rd Saturday, every other month starting May 21 / 9:30 – 10:30 am Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, 6th Fl, Conference Rm 6236 Info: Prostate Cancer Update David Khan, MD, UCLA radiation oncologist, will discuss the latest radiation therapies for treating prostate cancer. When: Tuesday, May 3 / 6:30 – 8 pm Where: Torrance-South Bay Family YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Bl, Torrance RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Physical Therapy After Cancer Frances Ente, DPT, CLT, and Termeh Toufanian, OPT, CLT, will discuss a variety of treatment options and how an individualized physical therapy program will help you recover after cancer treatment. When: Tuesday, May 10 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130 Info: (310) 794-6644 Skin Cancer Update Afshin Safa, MD, UCLA radiation oncologist, will discuss prevention, risk factors and treatment options for different types of skin cancer. When: Wednesday, June 1 / 2 – 3:30 pm Where: Atria Tarzana, 5235 Etiwanda Av, Tarzana RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Cancer: Restringing the Beads of Life DID YOU MISS A LECTURE YOU WANTED TO ATTEND? You can find videos of some of our past lectures and learn about hyperbaric medicine, urinary incontinence, mindful awareness or sleep disorders. Info: UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631) Michael Eselun, BCC, certified interfaith chaplain, will discuss how a cancer diagnosis leads some patients to re-examine their life stories as they seek to understand the role cancer plays in their lives. When: Tuesday, June 14 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130 Info: (310) 794-6644 COUGHS Coughs Gerard Frank, MD, UCLA pulmonologist, will discuss serious and chronic cough problems and treatment options. When: Thursday, June 9 / 2 – 3:30 pm Where: OASIS, 10730 W. Pico Bl, Macy’s 3rd Fl RSVP: (800) 516-5323 DIABETES Living with Type 2 Diabetes (ONGOING) This ADA-certified self-care class will teach you important skills to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies. Where: Santa Monica, Torrance and Porter Ranch Info: (310) 794-1299 or UCLA Insulin Connection (IConnect) Support Groups Join a support group for people with diabetes who use insulin through multiple daily injections or insulin pumps. Learn and be supported in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. When/Where: 2nd Tuesday every other month in Westwood / 2nd Thursday every other month in Thousand Oaks Info: (310) 794-1299 or Events in gold are offered near our UCLA community offices.