Atlanta, GA: Dekalb Medical Hillandale celebrated Mother’s Day on May 6 as part of Nurses Week.
A women’s medical seminar organized and moderated by internist and geriatrician, Dr. Kalai C. Parthiban, medical director, The Heart Wellness Center, DMC, was received with appreciation by the attendees.
Health issues and preventive measures from infancy to adulthood were addressed. An interactive session and panel discussion helped women understand health situations specific to women. Maternal, fetal health, tobacco and alcohol usage in women, vaccinations during pregnancy, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, and Alzheimer’s disease were some of the topics discussed.
ED Quality Director, Dr. Varnada K. Norwood talked about heart disease in women. Anti bullying advocate, Ms. Sonya E. Dannenberg and Miss Georgia preteen 2016, Gabriella Norwood addressed the audience, wishing happy mothers’ day and gave out flowers. CEO, American Prestige Care, Mrs. Rita Roy Dannenberg attended the event and congratulated the mothers. Mrs. Shunda L. Harper, Dir. EM, representing Mrs. Kimberly Bentley, VP. DMCH, honored the seminar participants with a plaque appreciating their efforts. The event ended with refreshments being served.
Dr Kalai was joined by her daughter Vanathi K.P. in celebrating Mother’s Day. Vanathi, also known as Ms V, is the youngest community member to be featured in Indians of Atlanta. At the event, Vanathi spoke about the power of education and peace in the world, and wished all mothers a very happy Mother’s Day.