Join Us for a Free Event

Man Up! Take Charge of Your Health

Join us for an informative and inspiring day filled with the latest insights in men’s health and expert advice on living a healthy, balanced life. This is a free event. Breakfast is included, along with health screenings, giveaways and raffle prizes. We hope you can join us!

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Attend a Free Focus on Health Seminar

Location

UC San Diego Campus
Medical Education and Telemedicine Building
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

Map and Driving Directions
Hosted parking in P602

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*Guests needing special accommodations getting from the parking lot to the building (about a one block walk), please contact healthevents@ucsd.edu, 619-543-2445.

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Registration, Breakfast and Health Screenings
8 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.


Welcome: Paul Viviano, CEO, UC San Diego Health System
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.


Listen to Your Heart: Good Cardiovascular Health for Life

It’s never too late to make changes to your diet and lifestyle that can greatly improve your overall health and reduce your risk of heart disease. Learn the best ways to keep your heart healthy and find out about the newest treatments that are greatly improving the lives of those with cardiovascular disease.

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Luis Castellanos, MD, MPH

PSA Screenings: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

PSA screenings have been in the headlines a lot over the past year. While some organizations advise against them, prostate cancer is still the leading cause of cancer-related death among men. Learn how to make sense of screening recommendations and decide whether it’s right for you and find out about new tests that can help better determine which men need to be treated for prostate cancer and which may be able to avoid or postpone treatment.

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Christopher Kane, MD

Sex, (Prescription) Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll: Men’s Sexual Health After 40

Hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction are two major causes of sexual dysfunction in men. Dr. Hsieh will explain what these two conditions can reveal about a man’s overall health, as well as the most effective treatments strategies for recovering sexual function.

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Mike Hsieh, MD

Break and Health Screenings
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


Exercise: The Powerful, Legal Performance Drug

Beyond the well-known health benefits of exercise, Dr. Achar will explain how exercise can play a therapeutic role in the treatment of a wide variety of health conditions and diseases, such as osteoarthritis, heart disease, injuries, osteoporosis, pulmonary disease, depression and spinal cord injuries.

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Suraj Achar, MD

The Male Survival Guide to Stress

Current research reveals our health is strongly affected by our relationships with others. Likewise, many effective stress management strategies have been found to be relational-based. Find out what relational wellness is and how you can use its concepts to improve your health and reduce stress.

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tahir Bhatti, MD

Q&A with Presenters
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Please register via phone at 619-543-2445 or online.