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September 18, 2018

Oswego Health To Host Healthy You Event on Women and Heart Disease


OSWEGO – Oswego Health announces its rescheduled Healthy You event, which will focus on how women can remain heart healthy. It will be a night of education, wellness and fun on May 9 at GS Steamers, 70 E. First St..

Speaking will be Oswego Health Cardiologists, from left, Oluwadamilola Ojutalayo, MD, and Thomas Grady Jr., MD. Kathleen Whitney, RN, of Oswego Health’s Lakeside Heart Center will also be on the panel.

Speaking will be Oswego Health Cardiologists, from left, Oluwadamilola Ojutalayo, MD, and Thomas Grady Jr., MD. Kathleen Whitney, RN, of Oswego Health’s Lakeside Heart Center will also be on the panel.

The event was originally planned in February, but due to inclement weather it was postponed until May.

Oswego Health cardiologists Thomas Grady, Jr., MD, and Oluwadamilola Ojutalayo, MD, along with Kathleen Whitney, RN, of Lakeside Heart Center, will be panel presenters at the event.

The presenters will discuss how women experience different heart attack symptoms than men and the important role a heart rehabilitation program plays following a cardiac event.

In addition to the presenters, there will be representatives from the Oswego YMCA and the America Heart Association, who will promote details on how to embrace a heart healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Grady earned his undergraduate degree from the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Dr. Ojutalayo is a graduate of Rutgers University and earned her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Drexel University. She has also completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Drexel University.

Whitney has 45 years of nursing experience, with the past 22 years dedicated to providing care at Oswego Health’s Lakeside Heart Center. She graduated from St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing in Utica.

The Lakeside Heart Center, located at 177 W. Fourth St., is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of heart disease.

The program is accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, signifying the facility offers the highest standards for cardiac rehabilitation.

The Ask The Doctor Forum is a free presentation sponsored by the Oswego Health Community Development Office.

It is designed to create an open dialogue between health care providers/professionals and interested members of the greater Oswego County community.

Reservations are encouraged by calling 315-349-5500.

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