Speakers & Sessions

General & Fitness Sessions

REFIT Fitness Demonstration, 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Provided by Woman’s Center for Wellness
REFIT combines several elements of fitness into one power-packed session. While the focus is structured around Cardio Dance movements, toning and flexibility, strength training and stretching are also incorporated into this fun workout that is great for any age or fitness level.

Diet and Nutrition: Myth vs. Science, 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Catherine Champagne, PhD, RDN, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Breakout Sessions

(10:00 am – 10:50 am and 11:00 am – 11:50 am)

Each of the following sessions will be offered at both breakout session times.

Laugh, Sneeze, Leak, Oh My! 
Angela Page, PT, Woman's Hospital

Cholesterol and Metabolic Health 
Robert St. Amant, MD, St. Elizabeth Physicians Group

Navigating Menopause
Kay Solar, MD, Louisiana Women's Healthcare

Understanding your Wellness Screenings 
Katherine Whittaker, MD, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group

Heart Attacks: Symptoms, Risks, and Prevention 
Karin Hawkins, MD, Louisiana Cardiology Associates

Medicare Changes for 2019: What You Need to Know! 
Ron Williams, Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), Louisiana Department of Insurance