KOAT's Dr. Barry Ramo to host 'Spotlight on Health' events

KOAT-TV medical correspondent Dr. Barry Ramo will join leading cancer experts on Feb. 12 for the first of three roundtable discussions focused on protecting and improving personal health. Drs. Jane Kanowitz, Carolyn Muller and Melanie Royce are scheduled to join Ramo for “Women's Cancers: What’s New in Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment."

The event is part of Ramo's "Spotlight on Health" series and will get underway at 7:30 p.m. at the KiMo Theater in Albuquerque. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students, available at kimotickets.com. UNM medical students get in free with their UNM School of Medicine ID, and a question-and-answer session and reception with medical specialists will follow the roundtable discussion. Free parking will be available at the city garage behind the KiMo on Copper Street. 

Other presentations in the series include “Prescriptions for a Healthy Heart: Exercise, Right Diets and Lifestyles,” with Dr. Mel Peralta and Dr. Karen Sopko, set for March 5. And on April 2, Dr. Neil Kaminsky and Dr. David Schade will participate in “Diabetes: Recent Findings on Controls and Treatment.”  All three "Spotlight on Health" events at the KiMo are sponsored by UNM Health Sciences Center, the New Mexico Heart Institute, Project Heartstart, KOAT TV, the Albuquerque Journal and the City of Albuquerque.  For more information, call 505-768-3544.


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