Friday, September 14, 2018, DOVER, Ohio: Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital will kick off the annual “Paint Tusc Pink” community breast cancer awareness program in the Tuscarawas Valley with a special “Ladies Night Out” event Oct. 3 (Wednesday) at the hospital in Dover.
The event, which is entirely free, will feature keynote presentations from Cleveland Clinic Akron General breast surgical oncologists Mary K. Murray, M.D., and Michelle L. Bryan, M.D. In addition, numerous educational and informational exhibits will be available. All attendees will receive a goody bag with numerous health-related items, and light refreshments will be served.
Ladies Night Out opens at 5:30 p.m. with Dr. Murray and Dr. Bryan scheduled to speak beginning at 6:30 p.m. All activities will be held in the conference rooms near the cafeteria on the ground floor of Union Hospital.
The event is limited to 100 attendees and registration is required and can be made online under the “Health Events” section of the hospital website at www.unionhospital.org, or by calling the hospital’s Community Relations Department at 330.308.3599.
Dr. Murray is certified by the American Board of Surgeons and also completed the Breast Oncology Fellowship at Akron General. She earned her undergraduate degree from Kent State University, her medical degree from Wright State University and her general surgery training at Akron General. She is dedicated to bringing the highest level of breast care by incorporating her expertise in the newest technologies and advancements available for both the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
Dr. Murray also is a fellow with both the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology, as well as being a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the National Consortium of Breast Centers, Association of Women Surgeons, life member of the International Association of Oncologists and an associate professor of surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Dr. Bryan currently is completing a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at Akron General. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester, her medical degree from Wake Forest University, her graduate research degree at the University of Pittsburgh, and completed general surgery training and two years as a Bradshaw Research fellow at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, NC. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Breast Surgeons and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
Paint Tusc Pink is presented by the Community Health and Wellness caregiver staff at Union Hospital in cooperation with numerous area partners and encourages women to take control of their health and receive regular screening mammograms. Paint Tusc Pink yard signs again will be available throughout the month of October to businesses, organization and schools that prepare pink-themed displays and decorations. For a free sign, contact the Union Hospital Community Relations Department.
Information about Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital and all of its services available to the community is available on the hospital website at www.unionhospital.org, and on the hospital’s pages on Facebook and Twitter (@Union_Hospital).