Screenings & Education

A breast feeding seminar

  • Alcohol Awareness Webinar led by Susan Kilburg, MA, CADC, Chemical Dependency Counselor at Sedlacek, which provided tools for parents and family members to have discussions with their child about the risks of alcohol abuse.
  • Asthma screenings held at the Lindale Mall Food Court. Dr. Lyla Schweiger, Allergy and Asthma Clinic, PC, provided consultations and evaluations.
  • Breastfeeding Webinar for those with questions related to breastfeeding.
  • Bullying Webinar, presented by Jennifer Bradley, ARNP, Mercy Psychiatry.
  • Cancer-related questions were answered by Dr. Leila Kutteh at the Walk with a Doc event held at Lindale Mall.
  • Cancer: Surviving and Thriving Steps2Health seminar, led by Adrienne Johnson, Coordinator, Mercy’s Thrive Cancer program.
  • Childhood obesity, the medical risks and how to prevent it were discussed during a Walk with a Doc event with Dr. Tony Myers, MercyCare Marion, at the Mercy Lundy Pavilion Lobby.
  • Chronic Conditions Steps2Health Seminar, led by Kathy Baragary helping participants to “Live Active, Live Healthy”.
  • Colon cancer Webinar led by Colleen Mohr, RN, MS, OCN, FNP-BC, Mercy’s Cancer Genetics Program.
  • Fibromyalgia and how to live with the symptoms was the topic of discussion of the Steps2Health seminar with Nicole Plagge, physical therapist at Mercy Rehabilitation Services.
  • Foot clinic held at Mercy’s Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center by staff from Joslin Diabetes Center, located at Mercy Health Plaza. Don’t ignore these foot signs of trouble: Pain when walking, burning, tingling/numbness, sores, cuts or changes in the shape of your feet/toes.
    Bullying

    A live webinar on Bullying and it's consequences

  • Goal-setting for better health was the topic of a Steps2Health seminar led by Fitness Center Wellness Coach Kate Klefstad.
  • Grief (during the holidays) Webinar presented by Hospice of Mercy Bereavement Coordinator Barbara Koch and Chaplain Kim Vogel.
  • Happy Feet, a walking club sponsored by MercyCare Mount Vernon celebrated its fifth year with a record number of members.
  • HPV & Gardasil vaccine Webinar presented by Dr. Sharon Bertroche of MercyCare Marion. This year, 6 million men and women will become infected with HPV and most won’t even know it!
  • Health questions were answered by Dr. Cam Campbell at the Walk with a Doc event at the Downtown Farmer’s Market; Dr. Campbell also discussed heart health questions at a Walk with a Doc at Lindale Mall.
  • Living with Osteoporosis was held in Mercy’s Hallagan Education Center.
  • Medical Home Webinar, presented by Dr. Timothy Quinn, president of MercyCare Community Physicians.
  • Optimism and its power to boost happiness was topic of Steps2Health seminar led by Kate Klefstad, Wellness Coach, Mercy Fitness Center.
  • Orthopaedic Seminar was held in Hallagan Education Center featuring Sandeep Munjal, M.D., FAAOS, M.S. (Ortho), M.Ch. (Ortho), Orthopaedic Surgeon, Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa, PC.
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Steps2Health Seminar was held at Lindale Mall and free PAD screenings were offered at Mercy Medical Center.
  • Pre-diabetes and metabolic syndrome are preventable, and Dr. Arun Movva discussed diabetes prevention and treatment, then answered individual questions at a Walk with the Doc event. Denise Scheer, RD, LD, CDE and Jane Shaw, RN, CNN, CDE , discussed risk factors and prevention at a Live Webinar.
    HPV

    A live webinar on the dangers of HPV

  • PAD screenings at Lindale Mall.
  • Prostate Cancer screening at the Community Health Free Clinic for men who are uninsured or underserved.
  • Skin cancer seminar & screening held at Mercy by David Knutson, M.D., Dermatology Clinic of Iowa. Did you know skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S.?
  • Steps2Health @ Lindale kicked off with Dr. Sundar Munagala speaking to over 200 people about the value of exercise for physical and mental health during the Walk with a Doc event at Lindale.
  • Teen Substance Abuse Webinar presented by Susan Kilburg, Chemical Dependency Counselor at Sedlacek Treatment Center.
  • Teen Suicide Webinar led by Julie Lemon, licensed mental health counselor, Mercy Family Counseling. Teen suicide is the third leading cause of death among teens – learn the warning signs and how to respond if you are concerned about someone you love.
  • Urinary Incontinence Screening at Mercy’s Incontinence Clinic.
  • Walk with a Doc, a Steps2Health program, featured physicians like Dr. Arun Movva, MercyCare Endocrinology, and Dr. Tony Myers, MercyCare Marion.