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Community Service Initiative at Cretan House, Highland Park, April 12th

Under the direction of Takis Psarakis, Cretan House president, a lecture series entitled “Health of your Heart” was given to over 60 members of the Cretan society by two Greek American Cardiologist.   Dr. Apostolos Voudouris from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical school and North Jersey Hellenic Health Professionals spoke on prevention of heart related disease and in particular, rhythm related disorders.  Dr Elias Iliadis from Cooper University Hospital and Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia presented the benefits of the Cretan and Mediterranean diet for prevention of heart disease.  The lectures were followed by many excellent questions as well as blood pressure readings for the members.

HMS Philadelphia is proud to collaborate with North Jersey Hellenic Health Professionals in order to promote good health in our Greek community.

For more information or to schedule a community service event, please contact the society.

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Second Annual CME conference held at Hermes Expo, April 2

Medical and allied health professionals participated in the HMS Philadelphia second annual Continuing Medical Education conference entitled “Hippocrates Seminars, The Future of Medicine: New Paradigms in Patient Care”.  All Participants recieved 3 credits of CME and appreciated the high caliber of the speakers and lectures. Participating societies include HMS New York, North Jersey Hellenic Health Professionals and HMS Philadelphia.

Excellent speakers include Sandy Tzaferos PharmD, Ananea Adamidis MD, Elleni Pippis PharmD, Nicholas Mezitis MD, Constantine Kosmas MD and Spiro Spireas PhD. Many thanks to our moderators of the sessions include Denis Hadjiliadis MD, Tara Morrison MD, Martina Harris MA, Alex Poulathas DO, Elias Iliadis MD.  Course Co-Directors were Denis Hadjiliadis MD, Nicholas Mezitis MD and Elias Iliadis MD.  We also thank our administrators, Mrs Evangelia Tsavaris and Mrs Sophia Pappas.

HMS Philadelphia awarded the 2011 Distinguished Physician award to Dr James Argires of Lancaster PA

Keynote Speaker was Congressman John Sarbanes from Maryland who spoke about Hellenism in Public Service.

Looking forward to our next educational event!

HMS members at CME conference
HMS administrators Sophia Pappas and Evangelia Tsavaris
Paul Kotrotsios, Martina Harris, Keynote speaker Congressman John Sarbanes, Course Directors Drs Denis Hadjiliadis and Elias Iliadis
HMS Board members and North Jersey Hellenic Health Professionals president Christina Antoniou

CME speakers Dr Spireas, Dr Kosmas, Dr Adamidis, Dr Mezitis and 2011 Distinguished Physician award recipient Dr James Argires (center)