Williamsburg, Va. (PRWEB) January 10, 2014
The Riverside Doctors’ Hospital in Williamsburg will host a community lecture on Alzheimer’s Treatment and Research: Progression vs Prevention on Jan. 22 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Main Conference Room.
Dr. Tom Powers, a clinical investigator with Riverside Health System’s Clinical Research Department, will lead the discussion.
To RSVP, please contact Vicki Scheufele, LPN at vicki.scheufele(at)rivhs(dot)com or 757.220.4751.
Before joining Riverside, Powers served as a family practice physician in Williamsburg. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg and his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.
Riverside’s Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health in Williamsburg has long been committed to improving the lives of older adults by supporting and sponsoring innovative research, including research into Alzheimer’s Disease. Their research includes clinical trials for emerging medications and the development of ongoing research studies on aging.
Information about this and other clinical trials will be available at the community lecture.
ABOUT RIVERSIDE HEALTH SYSTEM:
A regional leader in providing healthcare since 1918, Riverside Health System seeks to deliver care and services - as a team- by putting patients and residents at the center of all operations. Riverside delivers a variety of healthcare services and programs in the areas of prevention, acute care, aging-related services, rehabilitation, ambulatory care, diagnostic care, education, and home care.
The Riverside Health System operates five acute care hospitals, a psychiatric hospital, and the largest freestanding physical rehabilitation hospital in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its extensive Medical Group includes more than 500 providers. Ambulatory centers bring diagnostic services, physical therapy, day surgery and other services to neighborhoods served by Riverside.
The company employs more than 9,000 team members in offices throughout Eastern Virginia.
For more information on Riverside Health System visit http://www.riversideonline.com.
For media inquiries, contact Peter Glagola, Director of Public Relations, at (757) 719-2103 or via email Peter.glagola(at)rivhs(dot)com.