DocTalks

DocTalks is a series of community health lectures featuring leading physicians and researchers at St. Joseph’s Health Care London. Learn from the experts how St. Joseph’s is tackling the pressing health issues of our time and why it matters to you and your family.

Attendance is free but advance registration is required. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

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Dr. Janet Pope

What you Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Feb 04, 2020
Dr. Janet Pope is the head of Rheumatology at St. Joseph’s Hospital and a professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine. She will provide insight into how Rheumatoid Arthritis affects the body and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment. Register Now
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Dr. Rookaya Mather
Dr. Rookaya Mather

Let's talk about dry eye

Nov 13, 2019
Dr. Mather is an ophthalmologist at St. Joseph’s Ivey Eye Institute and an associate professor at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. In this video she reviews the current understanding of Dry Eye Disease and how the condition can be managed effectively.
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Dr. Tim Doherty
Dr. Tim Doherty

How Aging Nerves and Muscles Affect Mobility

Sep 17, 2019
Dr. Doherty is the Chair/Chief of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at St. Joseph’s and Western University and a researcher with Lawson Health Research Institute. In this video he explains how nerve and muscle function are impacted by aging and shares the best ways to maintain healthy muscles and mobility as we grow older.
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Dr. Harold Kim
Dr. Harold Kim

Combating Food Allergies Using the Body's Immune System

Jul 11, 2019
Dr. Kim is the Medical Director of St. Joseph’s Allergy and Immunology Program. He explains how certain food allergies can gradually be reduced or eliminated through the process of immunotherapy.
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Dr. Robert Teasell
Dr. Robert Teasell

Recovery After Stroke: Retraining the Injured Brain Through Rehabilitation

May 14, 2019
Dr. Teasell is the Medical Director of St. Joseph’s Stroke Rehabilitation Program, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Western University and a clinical scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute. He discusses various rehabilitation therapies and technologies that can help an individual recover after a stroke.
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Dr. John Denstedt
Dr. John Denstedt

Kidney Stones: From Ancient Times to Modern Practice and Prevention

Mar 12, 2019
Dr. Denstedt is a surgeon at St. Joseph’s Hospital and professor at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He is also the former Chair/Chief of the Department of Surgery and a world renowned leader in the field of urology. Dr. Denstedt discusses how treatments for kidney stones have evolved over time, including current prevention strategies and how new research is unlocking new possibilities for the future.
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