1st Digital Citywide Uterine Fibroids Online Conference

Released on: May 27, 2014, 3:14 am (EDT)
Industry: Healthcare

Informing & Empowering the 70% of Women that are Seriously Affected by Fibroids

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 27, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- The Fibroids Project presents a city-wide Uterine Fibroids Online Conference on Saturday, June 14, 2014 focused on the Philadelphia tri-state area and Delaware Valley Region with the expectance of primarily 1,000 African-American women.

The City of Philadelphia hosts the Uterine Fibroids Online Conference series, who will partner with several major Philadelphia based health organizations. The Fibroids project has entrusted Philadelphia’s strong community engagement blank to launch their series. With the support of City Council and the Mayor, it is their hope to make June 14th, 2014 Fibroids Awareness Day. The Fibroids Project plans to bring in over 1,000 women to register for the online conference.

The Uterine Fibroids Conference will feature nationally recognized fibroids researchers and physicians, Elizabeth Stewart, MD, and Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, PhD. Both leading doctors will present their cutting-edge research on prevention and removal of fibroids and will to answer attendee’s questions live during the event. Philadelphia based doctors have been invited to be an immediate local resource to the attendees by presenting their treatment options.

Technology meets the Philadelphia health community with a virtual online conference, allowing social entrepreneur founders, Renee Brown Small and Nnamdi G. Osuagwu to adapt to the digital age of sharing information online. The Fibroids Project’s mission of sharing their network and resources will launch in Philadelphia with an Uterine Fibroids Online Conference, where the public will use their personal computers to connect with vital fibroids professionals.

About - The Fibroids Project is an online community and website established in 2009 dedicated to women suffering from uterine fibroids. Our mission is to be a resource to women and medical professionals by providing information on the latest programs, procedures and research using technology and social media.

Renee Brown, Co-Founder, mother, and uterine fibroids survivor is passionate about sharing information on fibroids options and treatments. Since 2009, alongside co-founder, Nnamdi, she has added a face to this disease serving as a champion, ambassador and speaker on fibroids treatment and prevention. She oversees the Fibroids Project’s website’s direction and manages content with collaboration of prominent physicians and researchers.

Nnamdi G. Osuagwu, Co-Founder and Information Technology Consultant is responsible for the technical implementation, infrastructure, and online brand of The Fibroids Project. He is a social entrepreneur and IT expert, who enjoys leveraging his background to help clients through his consulting firm, Strategic Generation. Nnamdi holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Temple University.

Media Contact: Florcy Morisset
(E) Florcy@vivantartcollection.com
(T) 310 612 4636

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