2006-06-01 / News

Hospital arthritis lecture scheduled

Rheumatologist Brenda Burke will present "Exploring Options for Arthritis Management" on Wednesday, June 7, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the hospital's Gudoian Conference Room.

Arthritis affects nearly 300,000 people in Rhode Island, and this presentation is designed to teach people with arthritis what they can do to mitigate pain and discomfort caused by the condition. The program will also introduce techniques for self-management of arthritis.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Burke is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology. She joined Newport Hospital's staff in 2004.

The presentation is free, and no registration is required. For more information, call the Newport Hospital education department at 845-1592.

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