Agenda

Friday, April 6, 2018

Hilton Garden Inn, Okaloosa Island | 8:00am - 1:00pm

 

8:00am

Arrival/Registration Open

8:20am

Welcome

8:30am

Hormone Balance and Therapy in Women

M. Mitchell Silver, DO
Urogynecology

9:25am

Mindful Eating

Whitney Temple, RD, CNSC, LDN
Registered Dietician, Twin Cities Hospital

9:45am

Medication Interactions

Frank Materese, BS Pharm., Pharm.D.
Director of Pharmacy, Twin Cities Hospital

10:25am

Treatment Options for Heavy or Painful Periods: What’s New and Current?

Diana DeCotis-Smith, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Stephanie Caywood, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology

11:00am

Lunch

11:30am

Turn the Radio Down so I Can See...and Other Mid-Life Observations

Karen Mills
Keynote Speaker

12:30pm

Closing

 

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*Agenda is tentative and subject to change.

Turn the Radio Down So I Can See…and Other Mid-Life Observations

Karen Mills

Comedian & Ovarian Cancer Survivor


Karen Mills has been in the humor business for over 25 years and has spent 18 years as a professional comedian. As a comedian, she has performed at theaters, conventions, women’s expos, and countless corporate events. “People are always coming up to me after my show and saying, ‘Thank you so much, you don’t know how much I needed to laugh,’ or telling me how long it’s been since they laughed.” This is a health crisis! Laughter reduces stress, diminishes pain, lowers blood pressure, and fights depression…who doesn’t need that, especially as we get older! Last time I went to the doctor, I had gained 10 pounds and shrunk an inch…that’s right, I’m bringing sexy back!

Karen is a master at finding the humor in any situation and that didn’t change when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Determined to take on the disease with hope and humor, Karen turned her pain into punchlines and is now a sought after speaker presenting her comedy with a message. She has delivered the keynote, spoken at survivor events, fundraisers, sports banquets and given commencement addresses. Now cancer free, Karen has been hailed for her ability to bring humor to difficult topics and was recently chosen to speak at TEDxChattanooga, 2016.

Karen can be heard daily on Sirius / XM Comedy Channels. Karen recently returned from the Nantucket Comedy Festival where she did double duty, entertaining at the Westmoor Club for “Ladies Who Lunch and Laugh” then performing during “Ladies Night” at The Dreamland Theater