September 2013

HealthSquare September '13 Events
Take a moment to relax at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare, located in the center of Westfield Sarasota Square. HealthSquare offers free screenings and health programs each month.

Sept. 19, 2 pm – Finding balance in a stress-filled day, a live coaching session with Sarasota Memorial HealthFit Wellness Coach Deniese Kragel.

For more information, browse our online calendar at, call (941) 302-4271 or email

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Pain Care: Physician Lecture Series
Advances in medicine continue to provide new minimally invasive and non-surgical treatments to manage pain. September is Pain Awareness Month: Learn the latest techniques in a month-long pain education program – free and open to the public – by Sarasota Memorial’s pain medicine physicians. Unless otherwise noted, lectures will be held at Sarasota Memorial's Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd. (off Clark Road). Information: (941) 917-7777.

Sept. 9, noon-1 pm – Pill Mills and the Prescription Drug Epidemic” by Rafael Miguel, MD
Sept. 11, noon-1 pm – It’s Not Hip to have Hip Pain" by Paul Satia, MD, Waldemere Medical Plaza, 1921 Waldemere St. (Cypress Room)
Sept. 16, noon-1 pm – This Pain is Driving me Crazy” by Rafael Miguel, MD
Sept. 18, noon-1 pm – Physical Therapy and other Modalities to Treat Pain” by Paul Satia, MD, Waldemere Medical Plaza, 1921 Waldemere St. (Jacaranda Room)
Sept. 23, noon-1 pm – Urine Drug Testing?” by Rafael Miguel, MD
Sept. 30, noon-1 pm – Non-Narcotic Management of Chronic Pain” by Rafael Miguel, MD

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Join TEAM SMH at Heart Walk
Join the SMH team at the Sarasota/Manatee 3K Heart Walk, 7:30 am Saturday, Sept. 21, Payne Park, 2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota.

SMH team shirts will be given to walkers who make a $25 donation to the American Heart Association Sarasota/Manatee Heart Walk.

For information, call (941) 917-2399 or click to join one of SMH departmental teams.

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Mammos & Manicures
Join us for an afternoon focused on prevention, pampering and fun! The event includes an array of free health products and services for women – manicures, mini facials, chair massages and hair consultations – as well as vouchers for discounted screening mammograms and health education presentations – 2-5 pm Saturday, Oct. 12, at Sarasota Memorial's Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd. (off Clark Road).

Information: (941) 917-7777..

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Parkinson’s Distinguished Speakers Event
Neuro Challenge Foundation, Inc. and Sarasota Memorial will present four distinguished speakers with the latest information on the secondary factors of Parkinson’s, 9 am-noon (registration 8 am), Saturday, Oct. 12, at Sarasota Memorial’s Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota.

Admission is $25. Registration is required: (941) 926-6413 ext. 702 or

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Patricia Snyder Golf Tournament
Enter the Patricia Snyder Golf Tournament at Laurel Oak Country Club, 2700 Gary Player Blvd., Sarasota, and support a good cause.

The tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, with an 8:30 am shotgun start.

Cost is $125 per person and includes green fees, cart and lunch. Proceeds benefit the Patricia Snyder Children’s Fund at Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. To register and for more information, call Dan Snyder at (941) 650-3216.

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