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Community Meetings Hot and Bothered: Managing Menopausal Symptoms

When:   Wednesday, November 14, 2012
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where:   Philadelphia Marriott West
111 Crawford Avenue
West Conshohocken, PA 19428

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When coping with menopausal symptoms after breast cancer, the more you know, the more options you will have in getting relief. During this free program, Beverly M. Vaughn, MD, discussed:

  • The different kinds of menopause and how they may impact symptoms
  • Methods for effectively treating common concerns such as hot flashes, weight gain, mood changes, joint pain and low libido
  • Lifestyle modifications to manage impact of symptoms on your everyday quality of life

About Our Speaker

Beverly M.Vaughn, MD practices gynecology in a solo practice in Wynnewood, Pa., at Lankenau Hospital.  She obtained her undergraduate degree at Oberlin College and her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine.  Dr.Vaughn performed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital and has practiced at Pennsylvania Hospital and Jefferson Hospital. She is a clinical assistant professor of ob/gyn at The Thomas Jefferson University.  Her special interests are menopause and sexual health issues. She is the coordinator of the Menopause Program, which is a part of the Women’s Health Source for the Main Line Health System and has co-authored a textbook chapter entitled “Menopausal Concerns and Treatment" in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Competency Based Companion. Some of the lectures she has given include “Sex and the Mature Woman,” “Menopause,” “Vasomotor Symptoms – Alternative Therapies,” “Best Clinical Practice – Hormone Therapy in the Menopausal Female,” and “Vaginitis.”  Dr. Vaughn has been voted “Top Doc” by Philadelphia Magazine multiple times over the years and has received a number of teaching awards for both resident and medical student teaching.