CONCORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio, January 3, 2012 - Gladys de León, DPM, a Lake Health board-certified podiatrist, and Rosalinn Santacruz Chavez, MD, a board-certified radiologist and breast imaging specialist, were named Physicians of the Year for 2011 by Lake Health team members. Dr. de León earned the honor at West Medical Center; Dr. Santacruz Chavez at TriPoint Medical Center.
Gladys de León, DPM
Rosalinn Santacruz Chavez, MD
Dr. de León earned her podiatric medicine degree from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia and completed her residencies at St. Francis Medical Center/Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford, CT, and the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. Her special medical interests include sports medicine, sports injuries and preventive care, diabetic limb salvage, wound care, and pediatrics. Dr. de León has been a member of Lake Health's medical staff for 15 years.
Dr. Santacruz Chavez earned her medical degree from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia School of Medicine in Lima, Peru, and completed her postgraduate training in diagnostic radiology through the Altman/Mercy/NEOUCOM program in Canton, OH followed by a breast imaging fellowship at Aultman Hospital. Dr. Santacruz Chavez has been a member of Lake Health's medical staff for one year.
CONCORD TOWNSHIP, OH, January 4, 2012 - Attention all runners, Lake Health will be hosting a Runner's Clinic on Saturday, February 4, from 8 am to 1 pm at TriPoint Medical Center Physician Pavilion, 7590 Auburn Road, Concord Township. The clinic is designed for all runners, novice to experienced, to help avoid/reduce injuries and improve performance. Different areas of interest will be presented, such as nutrition information; ways to avoid injury and improve endurance; plus foot, heel and posture screenings; and much more!
The keynote presenter for this year's Runner's Clinic is Ted Rupe, Ohio's first major marathon winner and three-time Ohio Runner of the Year. Drawing on years of experience and expertise, Mr. Rupe will present important tools and guidance to help runners focus on their endurance and performance goals.
The Runner's Clinic will also feature vendor exhibits and several breakout sessions, including:
- Preserving Your Knees - Eric Parsons, MD
- Running a Marathon is Possible - Gary Robinson
- Preventing Foot and Ankle Injuries - Mark Mendeszoon, DPM
- Creating Harmony Between Your Run and Your Nutrition - Gretchen Chriszt, MS, RD, LD
- A Runner's Guide to Hip Bone Health - Patrick Hergenroeder, MD
The cost of the Runner's Clinic is $20 and includes a long-sleeve technical running shirt. Light refreshments will be provided. For a brochure and to register, call the Best of Health Line at 440-953-6000 or 1-800-454-9800. Registration deadline is January 22, 2012.