SoutheastHEALTH Offers Free Screenings at Men's Health Event

January 15, 2015

Men’s health will be the focus of an event on Saturday, Jan. 31, at Academy Sports + Outdoors in Cape Girardeau.

MHE_logoThe Men’s Health Event, sponsored by SoutheastHEALTH and designed to “get your health in the game,” will offer free health screenings and mini-education sessions from 10 a.m. to noon at the sports store.

The first 200 participants will receive $10 gift cards from Academy Sports.

Blood pressure, body mass index and sleep screenings will be conducted, along with health risk assessments and a prostate quality of life survey.

Sessions at the event will focus on colon, prostate and testicular health, as well as heart health and smoking cessation.

A number of healthcare providers from the SoutheastHEALTH medical staff will discuss men’s health topics. They include cardiologist Chizor Iwuchukwu, MD; gastroenterologist C. Brent Keller, DO; urologists Vincenzo Galati, DO, and Mitchell Ogles, MD; pulmonologist Aravind Pothineni, MD; and family practice nurse practitioner Dana Moore, APRN, FNP-BC.