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E D U C AT I O N to EMPOWERMENT PUBLIC AND PATIENT EDUCATION DEPARTMENT & GREENBERG ACADEMY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

YOUR GUIDE TO TOTA L H E A LT H AND WELLNESS FALL 2010


Public and Patient Education Department Vision Statement The vision of Hospital for Special Surgery Public and Patient Education is to be the most trusted resource for educating and empowering patients, families and the public through enhancing awareness, promoting wellness and facilitating the early diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions with the goal of enhancing quality of life.

Public and Patient Education Staff Jalak Patel, MS Director Vilma Briones, MA Program Coordinator Huijuan (Jane) Huang, MPA Program Coordinator Program Registrar Linda Roberts, LCSW Greenberg Academy for Successful Aging Program Coordinator Robyn Wiesel, CHES Public & Patient Education Program Coordinator Brochure Editor Marcia Ennis Director, Education Publications and Communications Design Tracie Haner Valentino traciedesigns.net All rights reserved. Š2010 Hospital for Special Surgery Hospital for Special Surgery is a participating organization of the Bone and Joint Decade. Hospital for Special Surgery is an affiliate of NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and Weill Cornell Medical College.

Program Locations DC Dana Center 510 East 73rd Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY (between York Avenue and FDR Drive) MEC Hospital for Special Surgery Richard L. Menschel Education Center 535 East 70th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY (between York Avenue and FDR Drive) MQ MonQi Fitness 201 East 67th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY (between 2nd and 3rd Avenue) PH Parker House – Education Office 517 East 71st Street, Ground Floor New York, NY (between York Avenue and FDR Drive) SPC Sports Performance Center Belaire Building, Ground Floor 525 East 71st Street New York, NY (between York Avenue and FDR Drive) WCMC Weill Cornell Medical College Medical Library 1300 York Avenue New York, NY (at 69th Street)

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free lectures

fall 2010

Preventing Sports Injuries in Children This is a collaborative program presented by HSS CHArm Center and Education Division

Participation in sports, whether it's Pee-Wee football or recreational skateboarding, can teach kids to stretch their limits and learn sportsmanship and discipline. But any sport also carries the potential for injury. By knowing the causes of sports injuries and how to prevent them, you can help make athletics a positive experience for your child. Speakers: Answorth A. Allen, MD; Lisa R. Callahan, MD; Michelle G. Carlson, MD; Shevaun M. Doyle, MD; Jordan D. Metzl, MD Location: MEC Fee: Free PSI F2010

Wednesday, October 20 • 6:00 – 8:00pm

Nutrition and Diabetes This is a collaborative program presented by the Education Division and the Department of Food and Nutrition Services

Diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition, but there are steps you can take to protect your health. Eating right is a key step to preventing and controlling diabetes. Fortunately, you can still enjoy your favorite foods while trying to manage your diabetes. This lecture will provide an overview of diabetes and discuss strategies to help reduce your risk and manage your diet if you are living with the condition. Speaker: Sotiria Tzakas, MS, RD, CDN, CSSD Location: MEC Fee: Free ND F2010

Thursday, October 21 • 3:00 – 4:00pm

did you know? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, over 3.5 million sports-related injuries occur every year in children under the age of 15.

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free lectures Rheumatoid Arthritis and Bone Health

fall 2010 Annual Chickie Goldstein Memorial Lecture

This is a collaborative program presented by the Arthritis Foundation, Education Division, Division of Rheumatology and the Department of Social Work Programs

According to NIAMS (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health), people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at increased risk for osteoporosis because of corticosteroid medications used to treat RA and decrease in physical activity due to pain, fatigue and stiffness caused by the illness. This program will discuss the connection between RA and osteoporosis and what you can do to maintain good bone health if you have RA. Speaker: Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH Location: MEC Fee: Free RBH F2010

Tuesday, October 26 • 5:30 – 6:30pm

Sensory Integration: Terminology and Intervention This is a collaborative program presented by the Education Division and the Department of Rehabilitation

Sensory integration is a broad term that describes how a child processes information from his or her environment and utilizes that information in an effective and efficient manner. This presentation will explain the theory of sensory integration and terms to help parents and teachers have a better understanding of their child and behaviors they may exhibit. Space is limited to 25 registrants. Speakers: Meghan Featherston, OTR/L; Lorene Janowski, MS, OTR/L; Michelle Patterson, MS, OTR/L; Ruth Tomalski, MS, OTR/L Location: MEC Fee: Free SIF 2010

Thursday, November 18 • 6:00 – 7:30pm

did you know? There are a wide variety of diseases and certain medications and toxic agents that can cause or contribute to the development of secondary osteoporosis. The good news is it can often be prevented through proper nutrition and physical activity, along with appropriate therapy if needed. If you are concerned about possible side effects your medications may have on your bone health, be sure to speak with your healthcare provider.

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free lectures

fall 2010

Living with Osteoarthritis – OA Seminar This is a collaborative program presented by the Education Division, Department of Food and Nutrition Services, Pharmacy Department and the Department of Rehabilitation

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis in the United States, with nearly 27 million people affected by it. For people living with OA, pain and stiffness can affect activities associated with daily living. In conjunction with medical treatment, self-management of symptoms is very important. This program brings together HSS clinicians to discuss the importance of physical activity, nutrition, pain management and self-management techniques used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. Instructor: HSS Faculty Location: MEC Fee: Free OAS F2010

Monday, November 22 • 10:00am – 2:30pm

find out more Take the screening tool to find out if you are at risk for osteoarthritis. www.fightarthritispain.org

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wellness classes

Supported in part by NYSOPEPNew York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Programs www.nysopep.org

Yogalates Yogalates is a popular form of exercise that blends the best of yoga and Pilates. Both techniques combine to help improve stamina and posture while developing a general sense of well-being. In the beginner level class, participants focus on integrating breathing with movements and basic stretching and learn the importance of core muscle strength for better posture. In the intermediate level class, the focus is on elements learned in the beginner level class along with more advanced movement sequences to improve strength and flexibility. Instructor: Eve Delachartre Location: MEC Fee: $100/6 sessions Beginner Yogalates • 4:15 – 5:15pm BYL1 F2010

6 Mondays: September 13 – October 18

BYL2 F2010

6 Mondays: November 1 – December 13 (excluding 11/29)

Intermediate Yogalates • 5:30 – 6:30pm IYL1 F2010

6 Mondays: September 13 – October 18

IYL2 F2010

6 Mondays: November 1 – December 13 (excluding 11/29)

Pilates Mat Class Pilates is a series of specific movements designed to strengthen the powerhouse muscles of the abdomen, back and waist (torso). Beginner Pilates focuses on strengthening the core, making movements more fluid and balancing the body, all coupled with focused breathing patterns. Advanced Pilates is recommended for the beginning Pilates mat student who has a clear understanding of the basic fundamentals and exercises, but needs to work on improving strength and flexibility. Instructor: Katherine Shapiro, BFA, E-RYT Prerequisite: None Location: MEC Fee: $100/6 sessions Beginner Pilates • 4:15 – 5:15pm BPMC1 F2010

6 Wednesdays: September 15 – October 20

BPMC2 F2010

6 Wednesdays: October 27 – December 15 (excluding 11/24 and 12/8)

Advanced Pilates • 5:30 – 6:30pm APMC1 F2010

6 Wednesdays: September 15 – October 20

APMC2 F2010

6 Wednesdays: October 27 – December 15 (excluding 11/24 and 12/8)

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T’ai Chi Chih® These simple, rhythmic movements provide benefits including improved balance, strength, flexibility and maintenance of bone mass. Health organizations, including the Arthritis Foundation, advise T’ai Chi for pain relief. The Level I class is designed for participants new to T’ai Chi Chih. Level II is planned for participants that have an understanding and comfort with the basic movements. Level III will begin to incorporate more advanced styles of T’ai Chi and is specifically designed for those who have completely mastered the previous levels. Instructor: Carolyn Perkins Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission required to graduate to Level II and Level III Locations: Level I: MEC; Level II & III: MQ Fee: $85/5 sessions T’ai Chi Level I • 3:00 – 4:00pm TCI1 F2010

5 Wednesdays: September 22 – October 20

TCI2 F2010

5 Wednesdays: November 3 – December 15 (excluding 11/24 and 12/8)

T’ai Chi Level II • 2:30 – 3:30pm TCII1 F2010

5 Tuesdays: September 21 – October 19

TCII2 F2010

5 Tuesdays: November 2 – December 7 (excluding 11/23)

T’ai Chi Level III • 3:30 – 4:30pm TCIII1 F2010

5 Tuesdays: September 21 – October 19

did you know? The practice of T'ai Chi can lead to various health benefits, including improvement of muscle strength, coordination and flexibility as well as improved balance and a decreased risk of falls. It can also help to ease the pain and stiffness of diseases such as osteoarthritis and promotes better sleep for overall wellness. (National Institute of Health)

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wellness classes/workshops

fall 2010

Gentle Yoga to Ease Arthritis The slow, controlled, physical movement of yoga can provide pain relief, relax stiff muscles, ease sore joints and help build strength. The movements, poses, stretches and deep breathing relaxation techniques can also begin to increase needed rangeof-motion and improve blood circulation. This class is designed to ease participants into gentle stretches from lying, sitting and standing positions. Hands-on correction from the instructor is provided when needed. Movements are modified to meet specific needs. Instructor: Roberta Schine Prerequisite: Physician consent Location: PH Fee: $85/5 sessions Gentle Yoga to Ease Arthritis • 12:30 – 1:45pm GYA1 F2010

5 Tuesdays: October 5 – November 2

GYA2 F2010

5 Tuesdays: November 9 – December 14 (excluding 11/23)

workshops Starting a Home Fitness Program This is a collaborative program presented by the Education Division and the Department of Rehabilitation

Have you ever thought about starting a fitness program, but you’re not sure how to begin? This program will focus on the four key elements integral to beginning your fitness regimen. • Week 1: Posture–Poor posture contributes to functional impairments and pain • Week 2: Balance–Understanding basic movement to improve balance • Week 3: Strengthening–How to start a home exercise program safely • Week 4: Flexibility–Common areas of the body that can benefit from improved flexibility and the importance of stretching Participants will actively participate in the demonstrations of all exercises. Register early, as space is limited to 15 participants. Speakers: Maya Caspi, PT, DPT; Hagit Rajter, PT, MSPT; Marla Ranieri, PT, DPT; Lauren Smith, PT, DPT Location: MEC Fee: $25 HFP F2010

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4 Tuesdays: September 28; October 5 – 19 • 3:00 – 4:30pm


workshops

fall 2010

Chair Pilates This program focuses on strengthening the core, making movements more fluid and balancing the body, combined with focused breathing patterns. This workshop series goes beyond typical exercises in that it encourages proper breathing and better posture in the comfort and safety of a chair. Participation in this program is a wonderful way for those with physical limitations to experience the benefits of Pilates. Register early, as space is limited to 15 participants. Instructor: Katherine Shapiro, BFA, E-RYT Location: MEC Fee: $20 CP F2010

2 Wednesdays: November 3 & 10 • 2:45 – 3:45pm

Arthritis and Your Hands: Movement is the Best Medicine One of the common places osteoarthritis (OA) affects us are the hands. There is no cure for OA, but you can manage how it impacts your lifestyle. Movements and exercises are very beneficial in helping with the joint pain and stiffness in the hands. This workshop will provide interactive demonstrations such as hand massage and gentle stretches that open stiff joints by using simple props that you can even find at home! Instructor: Roberta Schine Prerequisite: Physician consent Location: PH Fee: $20 OAH F2010

2 Thursdays: November 11 & 18 • 11:00am – 12:15pm

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sports rehabilitation and perfomance center programs

fall 2010

These are collaborative programs presented by the Education Division and the Department of Rehabilitation

How to Train Before and After Your Baby Exercise during and after pregnancy is one of the best things women can do to ensure a healthy pregnancy and post-pregnancy. This program will provide preand post-natal exercise guidelines for all levels of athletic ability as well as an overview of the risks and benefits of prenatal exercise. Demonstration of safe, effective core, pelvic floor and Pilates exercises will also be explored. Speakers: Lisa Cannegieter, PT, MPT; Polly de Mille, RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS; Sarah Faller, BFA, CPT Location: SPC Fee: $20 HTT F2010

Tuesday, October 5 • 6:00 – 7:30pm

Swimming: Pre-Season Training for Injury Prevention and Performance Swimming is a sport known not for its injuries, but for its therapeutic and protective qualities. However, all sports have injuries that accompany them, swimming included. The objective of this program is to discuss common swimming injuries and how to prevent them as well as an overview of swimming biomechanics. Performance strategies for every level of swimmer, including strength training, flexibility and drills, will be discussed as well. This program is open to swimmers and coaches of all levels. Speakers: Scott A. Rodeo, MD; John Cavanaugh, PT, MEd, ATC; Sarah Killian, PT, MSPT Location: SPC Fee: $20 SPS F2010

Thursday, October 14 • 6:00 – 7:30pm

did you know? A joint injury, especially early in life, increases the risk of developing osteoarthritis later in life. To find out if you are at risk go to: www.fightarthritispain.org

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sports rehabilitation and perfomance center programs

fall 2010

ACL Injury Prevention for the Young Athlete Research shows that ACL injury in young athletes can be prevented through education and proper neuromuscular training. This program seeks to educate young athletes, coaches and parents about ACL injury and prevention. Join us for this workshop to learn more about valuable injury prevention strategies. Speakers: Theresa Chiaia, PT, DPT; Polly de Mille, RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS Location: SPC Fee: $20 ACL F2010

Thursday, October 21 • 6:00 – 8:00pm

Running: Pre-Season Training for Injury Prevention and Performance Learn how you can optimize your performance and prevent injuries. Join us for this program to help you get into top shape for the upcoming running season. Runners and coaches of all skill levels are welcome! The objective of this program is to learn running-specific exercises, strength training and plyometric exercises. Participants will also be given instruction on injury prevention and performance enhancement. Speakers: Polly de Mille, RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS; Rob Maschi, PT, DPT, CSCS Location: SPC Fee: $20 RPS F2010

Tuesday, November 9 • 6:00 – 7:30pm

Skiing and Snowboarding: Pre-Season Training for Injury Prevention and Performance The best way to prevent skiing or snowboarding injuries is with proper conditioning programs that are begun before you hit the slopes. This program will provide you with a full pre-season training exercise program which includes sport-specific functional training exercises as well as safety and equipment tips. Speakers: Jamie Edelstein, PT, MSPT, CSCS; Diana Zotos, PT Location: SPC Fee: $20 SS F2010

Thursday, December 9 • 6:00 – 7:30pm

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education and support programs

fall 2010

Osteoporosis Support Group This one-year program sponsored in part by the New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) brings together specialized healthcare professionals to educate those diagnosed with osteoporosis about different aspects of the condition. All participants must fill out a health questionnaire with the support group coordinator and submit a physician’s letter indicating a diagnosis of osteoporosis. Pre-registration is required and is limited to 15 participants. All other registrants will be placed on a waiting list. For more information or to register, please contact Robyn Wiesel, CHES, Program Coordinator, at 212.774.7326 or WieselR@hss.edu.

Scleroderma Support Group Sponsored by the Scleroderma Foundation Tri-State Chapter and Hospital for Special Surgery Public and Patient Education Department, this support group brings together people living with scleroderma, including family members and friends, to create a network of support and encouragement. This group meets the first Wednesday of each month. For more information about this support group, contact the Scleroderma Foundation Tri-State Chapter at 1.800.867.0885.

Department of Social Work Program Support & Education HSS has a variety of support and education programs dedicated to meeting the needs of individuals facing the daily challenges of rheumatic illness. Call the numbers listed below for further information about these programs. Charla de Lupus/Lupus Chat® . . . . . . .866.812.4494 toll free LANtern® (Lupus Asian Network) . . . . .866.505.2253 toll free LupusLine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .866.375.1427 toll free Myositis Support Group . . . . . . . . . . .212.774.7623 Living with RA Support Group . . . . . . .212.774.2539 SLE Workshop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .212.774.7654

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greenberg academy for successful aging: free lectures

fall 2010

A collaborative program of Hospital for Special Surgery’s Education Division and NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital’s Irving Sherwood Wright Center on Aging

Managing Your Medication Medications are an important therapeutic tool for living later in life; however, there are also increased risks when multiple medications are used together. Adverse drug events, especially those that may be preventable, are among the most serious concerns about medication use in older persons living at home. This presentation will focus on safely managing your medications every day. There will be an opportunity for Q & A following the lecture. Instructor: Alicia Fisher, RN, MSN; Danielle Citrolo, PharmD Location: MEC Fee: Free MYM F2010

Tuesday, September 28 • 10:30 – 11:30am

Staying Injury-free as an Older Adult Living an active lifestyle is important to many people. As we age, our muscles, joints and ligaments change. This lecture will review what you need to do in order to protect yourself from injury, how to avoid falls and how to stay safely active. Instructor: HSS faculty Location: MEC Fee: Free SI F2010

Thursday, October 7 • 10:30 – 11:30am

Making Medicare Choices This lecture will review how to compare your Medicare plans to make sure you are getting the best coverage for the coming year. You will learn about what’s new in Medicare, what’s coming up for 2011 and how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud. Instructor: Medicare Rights Center Location: MEC Fee: Free MMC F2010

Thursday, October 21 • 11:30am – 12:30pm

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greenberg academy for successful aging: free lectures/wellness classes Education programming designed for adults 65 and older

Bone Health for the Older Adult: What You Need to Know In New York State alone, at least three million women and men (age 50 and over) either have osteoporosis or are at significant risk of developing osteoporosis. This lecture will cover the basics of osteoporosis in different stages of life and tell you what to watch out for as well as discuss risk factors and management, fracture indicators, routine screenings and recommendations. Instructor: HSS faculty Location: MEC Fee: Free BHO F2010

Tuesday, November 30 • 10:30 – 11:30am

wellness classes Stretch Yoga for Older Adults: An Introductory Course Stretch and tone your body with simple, gentle body movements that will help you feel active, energized and relaxed. Stretch yoga combines: gentle stretches from sitting and standing positions (during the last 20 minutes you will have a choice of sitting or lying down); breathing techniques for relaxation and stress reduction; and visualization and concentration skills to develop an awareness and sensitivity of your personal energy. Space is limited to 15 participants. Instructor: Kathryn Shapiro, BFA, RYT Prerequisite: Physician consent Location: MQ Fee: $100/6 sessions 12:15 – 1:15pm SYOA1 F2010

6 Wednesdays: September 15, 22 & 29; October 6, 13 & 20

SYOA2 F2010

6 Wednesdays: November 3, 10 & 17; December 1, 8 & 15 (no class November 24)

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greenberg academy for successful aging: wellness classes/workshops Education programming designed for adults 65 and older

Better Balance for Older Adults This course will consist of unique exercises selected for individuals who would like to increase their balance control and decrease the risk of falls. This program incorporates a set of slow, simple movements adapted from a variety of Eastern modalities including yoga, T’ai Chi Chih and Chi Gung. Chairs will be provided to hold for balance, if needed. Space is limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Carolyn Perkins Prerequisite: Physician consent Location: MEC Fee: $80/5 sessions BB F2010

5 Wednesdays: October 6, 13 & 27; November 3 & 10 (no class October 20) • 1:45 – 2:45pm

workshops Health Information on the Web: Just a Click Away This hands-on workshop is designed to help you make sense of health information on the Internet. Using a computer provided during class, you will learn the following: getting started (World Wide Web basics); introduction to reliable consumer health information; sources on the Internet (e.g., tips for healthy living, doctor’s credentials, hospitals and drug information); and how to discuss the information you find online with your doctor. Space is limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Timothy Roberts, MLS Fee: $10 Location: WCMC HIW1 F2010

Tuesday, October 12 • 10:00am – 12:00pm

did you know? Good posture and proper body mechanics are important throughout your life, especially if you have osteoporosis. “Body mechanics” refers to how you move throughout the day. Knowing how to move, sit and stand properly can help you stay active and prevent broken bones and disability.

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greenberg academy for successful aging: workshops

fall 2010

Education programming designed for adults 65 and older

Dance for Fitness & Fun Learn ballroom dancing while improving balance with our professional dance instructor/dance therapist. This is a gentle dance class that is specifically designed for adults 65 and older. The class will begin with a fun warm-up session that is done while both standing and sitting. You will leave each week able to step out to a different dance including the Tango, Merengue, Rumba and Waltz. Studies have shown that dance maintains cardiovascular fitness, enhances emotional wellbeing, strengthens weight-bearing bones and slows loss of bone mass. No previous dance experience necessary. Space is limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Oleg Trebunski Prerequisite: None Location: MEC Fee: 5 classes/$90 DFF F2010

5 Mondays: October 18 & 25, November 15 • 11:00am – 12:00pm November 1 & 22 • 11:30am – 12:30pm (no class November 8)

Ready New York At this workshop, you will learn through the American Red Cross how to prepare yourself and plan for an emergency. Participants will learn how to create a plan, build a supply kit and keep loved ones safe and informed during times of disaster. Participants will receive interactive materials from the American Red Cross and the New York City Office of Emergency Management that can be used to create a customized evacuation plan that will help anybody get prepared. Instructor: American Red Cross Location: MEC Fee: Free RNY F2010

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Thursday, October 28 • 10:30 – 11:30am


greenberg academy for successful aging: workshops

fall 2010

Education programming designed for adults 65 and older

Falls Prevention for the Cold Weather Come learn how to negotiate and handle the upcoming inclement weather, including slippery sidewalks, so that you do not have to limit your activities during these winter months. This two-part class will cover a variety of issues related to balance in the cold weather including avoiding falls, recovering from a stumble and strengthening some of the bones most at risk for fractures when we fall. Each class will begin with a lecture on a specific topic with an opportunity for questions and continue with an exercise segment to further strengthen muscles and improve balance. Topics will include proper footwear to aid balance and the importance of medications and their effect on gait, vision and balance. Space is limited to 20 participants. Speakers: Soris Tribino, BOC; Danielle Citrolo, PharmD Instructor: Roberta Schine Prerequisite: Physician consent Location: DC Fee: $20/2 sessions FP F2010

2 Tuesdays: November 9 & 16 • 10:30am – 12:00pm

Overcoming Defeat, Discouragement and Worry Are you recovering from an injury or coping with chronic illness? Is someone you care about going through this? Injury and chronic illness impact all areas of our lives. It is common to feel discouraged or worried in the face of uncertainty, dealing with the day-to-day management of recovery or setbacks in progress. Hear what science suggests about the importance of maintaining optimism. Learn skills that you can acquire and hone to keep a positive mindset. Get practical tips on how to focus on counting your blessings and seeing the silver lining in the face of adversity. You will have an opportunity to share your own insights with other workshop participants on how to balance optimism with healthy realism. Space is limited to 30 participants. Instructor: Nimali Jayasinghe, PhD; Gabrielle Chiramonte, PhD Location: MEC Fee: Free ODW F2010

Tuesday, November 23 • 10:30 – 11:30am

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faculty biographies

fall 2010

Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH is an assistant attending physician at HSS. She specializes in osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, gout and osteoarthritis. Throughout her career, Dr. Aizer has received numerous awards, including accolades for teaching and research. She is an active member of several associations for medical professionals in internal medicine, rheumatology and bone disease. American Red Cross in Greater New York is a nonprofit humanitarian organization led by volunteers that provides relief to individuals affected by disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Emergencies can strike quickly, without warning, and at any time. Year after year, the American Red Cross in Greater New York provides more than 80,000 New Yorkers with emergency preparedness information and training through community outreach programs and special presentations. Lisa Cannegieter, PT, MPT received her master’s degree in physical therapy at St. Ambrose University in Iowa. She has experience treating adult and pediatric neuromuscular and orthopedic patients. At HSS, Lisa specializes in pediatric therapy, treating children from birth to 21 years. Maya Caspi, PT, DPT received her doctoral degree in physical therapy from New York University and is a clinical instructor for physical therapy students at HSS. John Cavanaugh, PT, MEd, ATC is a clinical supervisor in the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at HSS. John has served as the team physical therapist at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY, for the past 24 years. He was selected by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to serve as a member of the USA medical staff at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the 2007 Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Theresa Chiaia, PT, DPT is the section manager of the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at HSS. She has consulted with and performed pre-season screening examinations of the New York Power women’s professional soccer team, the NY/NJ Metrostars of the MLS, the New York Liberty women’s professional basketball team and local college soccer programs. Gabrielle Chiramonte, PhD is a health psychologist by training and is currently a postdoctoral clinical fellow at Weill Cornell Medical College. Her clinical and research endeavors include a focus on using positive psychology to improve outcomes for patients following cardiac events. She is a former recipient of an NRSA award for her work in understanding gender disparities in the assessment of heart disease and has also received a CTSC award to continue her work in this area.

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Danielle Citrolo, PharmD graduated from Albany College of Pharmacy in 2006 and worked at CVS in Albany for a year. She then focused her specialty to hospital pharmacy and worked at Albany Memorial Hospital Pharmacy for two years while still working with CVS part-time. Danielle moved to New York, NY, and started at the HSS pharmacy in February 2009. She was promoted to clinical pharmacist in April 2010. Polly de Mille, RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS serves as administrative coordinator of the Women’s Sports Medicine Center at HSS, in addition to her role as the coordinator of performance in the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center. She is both a registered clinical exercise physiologist and a registered nurse. Eve Delachartre has practiced yoga for over 35 years. She studied South Indian dance for three years as part of a cultural exchange scholarship and began private and group yoga instruction over 15 years ago in New York. She is certified in Prana Yoga and Integrative Yoga Therapy. Jaime Edelstein, PT, MSPT, CSCS is an assistant section manager at the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at HSS. She authored a chapter on rehabilitation following lateral ankle reconstruction in the textbook Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician, and, more recently, a case study in the HSS Journal entitled “Rehabilitating Psoas Tendonitis: A Case Report.” Sarah Faller, BFA, CPT is a Pilates program coordinator on staff at HSS. She has developed the Pilates Competency Program, educating HSS therapists from various sections of the hospital on the Method. Sarah has had the honor of presenting to Pilates instructors, therapists and doctors on Pilates’ role within the rehabilitative community via multiple conferences and workshops. She is also the co-creator and co-presenter of “Clinical Pilates: The Bridge between the Pilates System and Physical Therapy.” Meghan Featherston, ORT/L is a pediatric occupational therapist at HSS and has experience in school-based, sensory gym and early intervention settings. Alicia Fisher, RN, MSN is a nurse manager at HSS and has a master’s of science degree in nursing from New York University. Ms. Fisher has led multiple projects on medication safety, most recently specific to anticoagulation therapy. Alicia’s special interests include patient education, health services excellence and staff development. Lorene Janowski, MS, OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist at HSS who has experience in school-based, sensory gym and early intervention settings as well as a background in sensory integration, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) and feeding intervention.

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Nimali Jayasinghe, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist by training and is currently an assistant professor of psychology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Her clinical and research endeavors include a focus on intervention for anxiety in older patients who have suffered traumatic accidents or injuries, such as falls. She recently completed an NIH-funded fellowship in geriatric mental health services research and is currently a recipient of the DeWitt Wallace Pilot Award from the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell. Sarah Killian, PT, MSPT received her master’s degree in physical therapy from CUNY Hunter College and her bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY. Sarah’s interests are in general orthopaedic rehab and aquatic therapy. Rob Maschi, PT, DPT, CSCS is an advanced clinician at the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at HSS. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member and instructor in the Columbia University, New York University and Hunter College physical therapy programs. Rob has served as a consultant to the New York Power women’s professional soccer team, New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer and the New Jersey Nets. Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling, advocacy and educational programs. Their goal is to help people with Medicare understand their rights and benefits, navigate the Medicare system and secure the quality care they deserve. The Medicare Rights Center has an office in New York City along with a phone hotline and Internet services. Michelle Patterson, MS, OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist at HSS who has experience in school-based, sensory gym and early intervention settings. Carolyn Perkins is a certified T’ai Chi Chih instructor, a licensed massage therapist and a certified Ingham reflexologist with extensive training in a variety of healing methods. After graduating from the Swedish Institute in 1985, Carolyn studied medical massage, neuromuscular therapy, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy, Reiki and Reflexology. She also studied Chinese Tuina Massage and Qigong healing in Beijing and Russian sports massage in Moscow. Hagit Rajter, PT, MSPT is a rehab specialist in the field of orthopaedics at the Hospital for Special Surgery. She is enrolled in the doctor of physical therapy program at the University of St. Augustine, specializing in sports physical therapy. Her clinical interests include rehabilitation after sports injuries, conditioning and injuries prevention for all ages. Marla Ranieri, PT, DPT received her doctor of physical therapy degree from Columbia University in May of 2009. She was a national and international gymnast who continued her career as a scholarship athlete through college. Marla has an interest in research on the topic of scoliosis in rhythmic and artistic gymnasts. 18 | Fall 2010


faculty biographies

fall 2010

Timothy Roberts, MLS has a master’s degree in library science from SUNY Buffalo. Before joining HSS as the medical librarian, Tim worked for Ovid Technologies as a product manager, and before that he was a medical librarian with the New York Academy of Medicine. Tim is currently co-teaching a masters course for SUNY Downstate’s medical informatics program. Scott A. Rodeo, MD is a clinician-scientist at HSS. He is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and co-chief of the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at HSS. He specializes in sports medicine injuries of the knee, shoulder, ankle and elbow and also performs arthritis surgery of the knee and shoulder, including joint replacement surgery. Dr. Rodeo is associate team physician of the New York Giants Football Team and also served as team physician for the 2004 USA Olympic Team. Roberta Schine is a certified Kripalu yoga instructor who has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1986. She teaches at many different hospitals and non-profit organizations. Roberta also teaches yoga and mediation for people with many different medical conditions. Katherine Shapiro, BFA, E-RYT has a BFA in dance, is Power Pilates-certified and is registered with Yoga Alliance. She has over 20 years of teaching experience and teaches both privately and in studios in New York City and The Hamptons, including New York Yoga and One Ocean Yoga in Bridgehampton. Lauren Smith, PT, DPT graduated from Northeastern University with her doctorate of physical therapy in 2008. Her interests include working with orthopedic and geriatric patients. Ruth Tomalski, MS, OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist at HSS who has experience in school-based, sensory gym and early intervention settings. Ruth completed her master’s degree in occupational therapy at the University of New Hampshire and is continuing her education by completing the requirements to become SIPT certified (Sensory Integration Praxis Test). Oleg Trebunski is a professional dance coach and instructor. Oleg teaches dance Instruction and dance therapy for seniors and the disabled at the Church on the Hill’s Older Adults Program, as well as ballroom and Latin dance to children and adults in programs throughout Manhattan and Westchester counties. Oleg has coached both of his daughters to great acclaim: One daughter placed 2nd in U.S. Professional American Ballroom and another daughter is one of the professional dancers on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars. Soris Tribino, BOC collaborates with the HSS Foot and Ankle Department, specializing in non-operative foot care including footwear, orthotics, braces and prostheses. Sotiria Tzakas, MS, RD, CDN, CSSD is a registered dietician and nutritionist on staff at HSS. Her main interest is providing nutrition counseling for sports nutrition, diabetes education and weight management. Sotiria received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and her master’s in nutrition and exercise physiology at Columbia University Teacher’s College. Register online: www.hss.edu/pped

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registration guidelines

fall 2010

For program information, contact: Robyn Wiesel, CHES, Public and Patient Education Program Coordinator 212.774.7326 Linda Roberts, LCSW, Greenberg Academy for Successful Aging Program Coordinator 212.774.7041 For registration inquiries, contact: Huijuan (Jane) Huang, MPA, Program Coordinator, Program Registrar 212.774.2793 Payment Please register by mail using the attached registration form. No registrations will be accepted over the telephone. Mail registration form and payment to: Hospital for Special Surgery, Education Division, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021. We accept personal checks (made payable to Hospital for Special Surgery), Visa, MasterCard, American Express and money orders. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL CASH. To register online, go to www.hss.edu/pped. Registration Please register early to secure your place in the program. Space is limited. If you are a returning program participant, you must register to begin a new series. PLEASE NOTE: Registration for programs with a fee will not be processed unless accompanied by payment. Confirmation Confirmation notices for paid programs will be sent 10 days before the start of the program. To ensure that you receive a confirmation letter, have your registration form postmarked and sent at least two weeks prior to the program start date. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week before the start of the program, please call 212.774.2793 to confirm your registration. Physician Consent Physician consent is required for the following programs: Gentle Yoga to Ease Arthritis, Arthritis and Your Hands: Movement is the Best Medicine, Stretch Yoga for Older Adults, Better Balance for Older Adults and Falls Prevention for the Cold Weather. PLEASE NOTE: Physician consent expires after one year. Missed Classes Only one make-up session will be issued per session. Make-up classes may not be carried over to the following season. If you are unable to use your make-up class during the respective season, you will forfeit it. Any exceptions will be at the discretion of the program coordinator. PLEASE NOTE: Does not apply to Greenberg Academy Programs. Refunds and Credits A handling fee of $20 is deducted for all cancellations. A refund or credit is available if you cancel up to one week before the program begins. No refunds or credits will be given if you do not attend an event without giving prior notice. If you start a multi-session class and decide not to continue, no credit or refund will be given. There are no refunds or credits for one-time workshops should you decide not to attend. PLEASE NOTE: Does not apply to Greenberg Academy Programs. Program Cancellation Hospital for Special Surgery’s Education Division reserves the right to cancel any program. Registrants will be notified by phone within 24 hours prior to the event. Full refunds or credits will be issued. 20 | Fall 2010


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For registration inquiries, contact: Huijuan (Jane) Huang, MPA, Program Registrar 212.774.2793

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FALL 2010 REGISTRATION FORM Reservations are required. Reserve early. SPACE IS LIMITED.


❑ TCII2 F2010 11/2 – 12/7 $85

Tai Chi Level II ❑ TCII1 F2010 9/21 – 10/19 $85

Starting a Home Fitness Program

Chair Pilates

HFP F2010

CP F2010

Gentle Yoga to Ease Arthritis ❑ GYA1 F2010 10/5 – 11/2 $85

❑ 11/3, 11/10

❑ 9/28 – 10/19

❑ TCI2 F2010 11/3 – 12/15 $85

Tai Chi Level I ❑ TCI1 F2010 9/22 – 10/20 $85

❑ GYA2 F2010 11/9 – 12/14 $85

❑ APMC2 F2010 10/27 – 12/15 $100

Advanced Pilates ❑ APMC1 F2010 9/15 – 10/20 $100

Tai Chi Level III ❑ TCIII1 F2010 9/21 – 10/19 $85

❑ BPMC2 F2010 10/27 – 12/15 $100

❑ 11/22

Beginner Pilates ❑ BPMC1 F2010 9/15 – 10/20 $100

Living with Osteoarthritis – OA Seminar

OAS F2010

❑ 11/18

❑ IYL2 F2010 11/1 – 12/13 $100

Sensory Integration: Terminology and Intervention

SIF F2010

❑ 10/26

Intermediate Yogalates ❑ IYL1 F2010 9/13 – 10/18 $100

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Bone Health

RBH F2010

❑ 10/21

❑ BYL2 F2010 11/1 – 12/13 $100

Nutrition and Diabetes

ND F2010

❑ 10/20

Beginner Yogalates ❑ BYL1 F2010 9/13 – 10/18 $100

Preventing Sports Injuries in Children

PSI F2010

$20

$25

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE


How to Train Before and After Your Baby

Swimming: Pre-Season Training for Injury Prevention and Performance

ACL Injury Prevention for the Young Athlete

Running: Pre-Season Training for Injury Prevention and Performance

Skiing and Snowboarding: Pre-Season Training

HTT F2010

SPS F2010

ACL F2010

RPS F2010

SS F2010

Staying Injury-free as an Older Adult

Better Balance for Older Adults

Ready New York

Falls Prevention for the Cold Weather

RNY F2010

FP F2010

ODW F2010 Overcoming Defeat, Discouragement and Worry

Dance for Fitness & Fun

DFF F2010

HIW1 F2010 Health Information on the Web: Just a Click Away

BB F2010

❑ 11/23

❑ 10/28 ❑ 11/9, 11/16

❑ 10/12 ❑ 10/18 – 11/22

❑ 10/6 – 11/10

❑ 11/30

❑ 10/21

❑ 10/7

❑ 9/28

❑ 12/9

❑ 10/21 ❑ 11/9

❑ 10/5 ❑ 10/14

❑ 11/11, 11/18

❑ SYOA2 F2010 11/3 – 12/15 $100

Bone Health for the Older Adult: What You Need to Know

Stretch Yoga for Older Adults: An Introductory Course ❑ SYOA1 F2010 9/15 – 10/20 $100

BHO F2010

MMC F2010 Making Medicare Choices

SI 2010

MYM F2010 Managing Your Medication

Arthritis and Your Hands: Movement is the Best Medicine

OAH F2010

FREE

$20

FREE

$90

$10

$80

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

$20

$20

$20

$20

$20

$20


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