Events | Published December 18, 2008

Programs on Shingles and Vitamins kick off the 2009 Spring Seminar Series

Mount Nittany Medical Center announced the 2009 topics for the Spring Family Medicine Seminar Series. As part of its partnership with Penn State, healthcare lecturers will present monthly in the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium at the Medical Center.

On January 15, Howard Nadworny, MD, hospital epidemiologist at Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA, will present "Shingles - A Primer for Clinicians." And on February 19, the family medicine seminar series will continue with The Facts about your Patients Favorite Vitamins, presented by Scott Morcott, MD, chief medical officer of Pathfinder Health, Highland Park, IL.

Each evening in the series begins with a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. followed with the presentation at 6:30 p.m. Cost for community members is $15. The auditorium is located near Entrance D. Both continuing medical education (CME) credit for physicians and continuing nurse education (CNE) credit are offered.

The series is geared toward a broader audience, including community members, students, local and regional family physicians, pediatricians, internists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. For more information on the series or to register, call 814.231.7087.

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Located in State College, Pa., Mount Nittany Medical Center is a not-for-profit, community-owned, 203-bed acute care facility leading the region in medical, surgical, outpatient, diagnostic and cancer care services. The Medical Center employs about 1,300 skilled healthcare professionals and support staff, and has more than 240 credentialed, independently employed physicians in 43 specialties and specialties. Committed to moving Life Forward, Mount Nittany Medical Center is dedicated to the health and wellness of the community we serve. For more information, visit