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MEDIA CONTACT(S):
Kiska Workman
Director, Marketing and Communications
MEDIA: 713-442-5332
4/10/2009
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Womens Health Day

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic puts women in the know about their health

WHAT:
Focused on giving women the knowledge they need to steer their health in the right direction, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic will be conducting a day of health on Friday, May 8 at The Shops at Houston Center as part of National Women's Health Month.

On Women's Health Day, ladies will have the opportunity to receive a health check-up that includes blood pressure screenings, and height, weight and body mass index  measurements. In addition, using cutting edge technology, women will be able to have their skin health analyzed with a skin scope and have access to a variety of informative interactive exhibits.
 
Special guests will include Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Houston Center physicians Dr. Alfreda Bell, a Family Medicine specialist, and Dr. Devanshi Dhanji, an Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist, who will be on hand during Women's Health Day to answer feminine health-related queries at the Ask the Doctor booth.
 
The Women's Fund for Health, Education and Research, an organization dedicated to the study of medical issues concerning women's health, will be on hand at the event.
 
WHY:
It's Women's Health Month. And at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, we believe there is no better time for ladies to become proactive in taking control of their health, and in turn, their life. Women's Health Day aims to empower its female attendees with the information every woman needs to know about their bodies to increase their health potential.
 
WHO:
Women of all ages
 
WHEN:
Friday, May 8
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:
The Shops at Houston Center
1200 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77010

HOW:

To register for the event, call713-442-4696.
 
About Dr. Alfreda Bell
Dr. Bell has been practicing at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic since 2002. She received her medical degree from medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and completed her Family Medicine residency at The University of Texas – Houston. Dr. Bell is board certified in her specialty. She is an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and practices at Kelsey-Seybold's Houston Center.
 
About Dr. Devanshi Dhanji
Practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Dhanji has been Kelsey-Seybold Clinic since 2003. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and completed her internship and residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Dhanji is board certified in her specialty and is an attending physician at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Houston Center.
 

About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 450 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24​​ locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 16 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for three consecutive years and is the only 5-out-of-5-star rated plan in Texas.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.