DR. KOPEY IS ABEM DIPLOMATE: Humility of Mary Health Partners has announced that Dr. Stephanie Kopey has recently achieved board certification in electrodiagnostic medicine from the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and is now an ABEM diplomate.
In order to become board certified, Kopey obtained specific training and passed a comprehensive written and oral examination to demonstrate competency in electrodiagnostic evaluation of disorders of the neuromuscular system.
An Austintown native, Kopey maintains an office at the Wexford Center, 1950 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren. She is also board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Kopey completed medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, her internship at St. Joseph Health Center and received specialty training in physiatry from the Case Western Reserve University / Metrohealth Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio.
She is a member of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and as a diplomate of the ABEM, is granted fellow status with AANEM, the international association dedicated to advancing neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and electrodiagnostic medicine.
YOUNGSTOWN HEALTH DISTRICT SPONSORS HIV TESTING: The Youngstown City Health District will sponsor free HIV testing in Mahoning and Trumbull counties for National HIV Testing Day on June 27.
Locations and times are as follows:
Youngstown City Health District, 345 Oakhill Ave. Entrance A, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Rescue Mission, 962 Martin Luther King Blvd, 9 to 11 a.m.
Warren Red Cross,661 Mahoning Ave. N.W., 10 a.m. to noon.
OCCHA, 3660 Shirley Road, 1 to 3 p.m.
New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman St., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
McGuffey Center (ANC), 1649 Jacobs Road, 10 a.m.
Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church, 155 Lansdowne Ave., 4 to 6 p.m.
Elizabeth Baptist Church (E.B. Life Center), 1210 Himrod Ave., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information, contact the Youngstown City Health District,3 30-743-3333, Ext. 241 or 243.
MENDED HEARTS TO MEET: Mended Hearts, Chapter 7, a heart support group for heart survivors and their families will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Michael's Church Hall, North Broad Street, Canfield. Guest speaker will be Dr. William Kolozsi, gastroenterologist. The public is invited. For more information contact Joe Clark, 330-702-8859. A speakers bureau is available to local organizations. There is no charge. For available dates, contact Lee Meadows, 330-793-2531.
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP MEETS: The Multiple Sclerosis Services Agency Trumbull County Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland.
The meeting is open to all those who have multiple sclerosis, their family, friends and caregivers. There is no cost to attend, and refreshments will be served.
For more information, call Pat at 330-394-3166.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: The Alzheimer's Association will hold its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
July 5 at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown..
July 12 at 7 p.m. at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland-Wilson Road N.E., Howland.
July 20 at 10 a.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
MS SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: The MS Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Knights of Columbus Warren Council, 1947 E. Market St., Warren. The group will provide information and resources that enhance the quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis and empower those with MS and their families. For information, call Kevin at 330-306-8399.
FLU CLINIC HELD: A flu clinic will be from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily at Warren West Community Health Center, 716 Tod Ave., Warren. Medicaid and Medicare will be accepted. All others are $20 each. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
NAMI PLANS MEETING: The NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Mahoning Valley daytime support group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Girard Free Library, corner of North Avenue and Broadway. The NAMI Mahoning Valley evening support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at D&E Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. For more information, call Dianna at 330-540-8583.
POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL TO MEET: The group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month at the D&E Counseling Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. For more information, contact Jodi at 330-207-1385 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: Open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. Call 330-652-7542 to register.
The schedule includes:
Pneumonia vaccines by appointment on various days. Cost is $48. Medicare, Medicaid and Medicare HMO will be billed. Call 330-652-7542 for an appointment.
Free blood pressure screenings: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays.
Registration for Strong Bones, Strong People program. Free, 12-week program for people with osteoporosis, low bone density or at high risk. It offers personalized strength training by a fitness trainer and nutritional education to improve muscle strength and nutrition. The exercise room is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Call to register.
Weight management strength training program for $20 a month. Nutrition classes will be once a month on diet and behavior modification. Call to register.
Wednesday, noon to 1 p.m.: Special program on estate planning with Jack Alpern, attorney. Cost is $2, and a light lunch will be provided. Call to register at 330-652-7542.
June 27, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.: Fitness Time with Lana Eddy-Campfield. This is a new monthly program with a personal fitness trainer.
June 30, 1 to 4 p.m.: Free peripheral vascular disease screening. Nurse will measure blood flow to the legs by doing an ankle brachial index. By appointment only. Call 330-652-7542.
June 30, 1 to 4 p.m.: Free notary public services and free living wills and durable power of attorney for healthcare, completed this day with help from palliative care staff.
FORUM HEALTH June Calendar:
Today, 7 to 9 p.m.: RTS Bereavement Services is a parent support program for families who are grieving the loss of their baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. RTS Bereavement Services meets in the Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, at Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane. For more information, call 330-884-2911.
LORDSTOWN SCOPE OFFERS HEALTHY MONITORING: Lordstown SCOPE, located in the rear of the elementary building, has Brenda Cook from HMHP to do healthy monitoring, including blood pressure, cholesterol and / or glucose count, from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday.