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Conemaugh Memorial’s Director of Geriatric Psychiatry to address Alzheimer’s Support Group
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Posted: 2013-01-13


Dr. Tejas Patel, Chairman of Behavioral Medicine and Medical Director of Geriatric Psychiatry Services at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center will be a guest speaker at the Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 7pm.

Dr. Patel completed a Consultation Liaison Psychiatry fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He is board certified in Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Neurology, Consultation Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine and Psychopharmacology. He will review Alzheimer’s dementia and the neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with it, followed by a question and answer opportunity for those in attendance.

The Alzheimer’s support group meets at Conemaugh Memorial the second Monday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m.  The support group meeting takes place in the B-801 conference room on the 8th floor of Conemaugh Memorial’s “M” Building. The public is welcome to attend. For more information on the Alzheimer’s Support Group please call Marie Goff at 814-266-7881.

About Behavioral Health Services at Conemaugh
Conemaugh Health System provides comprehensive services to children, adolescents, adults and older adults who are dealing with emotional, behavioral or substance-related problems. Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, physical and occupational therapists and other professionals are specially trained and experienced in behavioral medicine. Care is backed by the many resources of Conemaugh Health System and provided in a variety of settings, including inpatient, intensive outpatient or outpatient environments. For more information on Behavioral Health Services at Conemaugh, please call 814-534-1095.

For More Information, Please Contact:
Amy Bradley, Director of Public Affairs
Phone: (814) 534-3121
Email: abradle@conemaugh.org