Press Release

For Immediate Release
Mar 1, 2018
Contact : Anne Green, Hackensack Meridian Health  
732-840-3279
Anne.green@hackensackmeridian.org

Southern Ocean Medical Center Puts a Healthy Twist on a Guy’s Night Out

 

Manahawkin, NJ - On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, men of southern Ocean County will once again be treated to an evening devoted to their personal health and well-being during Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center’s Annual Men’s Health Night. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the newly renovated main floor of the hospital in Manahawkin. This free event will feature community resources, health screenings, interactive educational displays, informative lectures, information on a variety of programs and services, and the opportunity to meet and chat with medical experts about men’s health concerns. Light refreshments will be provided.

On-the-spot health screenings will include: balance & carpal tunnel, grip strength, blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, bone densitometry, cholesterol, diabetes, colorectal cancer, head and neck cancer, hearing, sleep, foot, pulmonary functioning, and stroke risk assessment.

This evening that is dedicated just for men will also feature lectures about men’s health from some of Southern Ocean’s expert physicians:

  • 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. – The Key to a Healthy Heart with Jasrai Gill, M.D.
  • 6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - Caring for Prostate with Francis Schanne, M.D.
  • 7:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. – Learning your Risk for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms with Matthew Samra, D.O.

“Every year, our expert physicians, community resources and team members make it a priority to keep men of our community healthy and enjoy the opportunity to interact with so many men in a meaningful and fun way,” says Regina Foley, Chief Operations Officer of Southern Ocean Medical Center.

Doors open for registration at 5:30 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby. Southern Ocean Medical Center is located at 1140 Route 72 West in Manahawkin. For more information about Men’s Health Night, call 1-800-560-9990 or visit SouthernOceanMedicalCenter.com.