On Oct. 15 at 7 p.m., Dr. Marie Kodadek, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Science at George Mason University, will speak about "Contemporary Women's Health Issues," including how emerging technologies are being used in diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Kodadek's background is in maternity and community health nursing. Her current research focuses on parenting, women's health and end of life decision making. She serves on the educational committee of the Association for Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Northern Virginia Chapter. Dr. Kodadek received her BSN in 1974 from the College of Saint Teresa, Winoa, Minn., her MSN in 1976 from the University of Colorado and her Ph.D. in 1988 from the University of Texas at Austin.
The event will be held at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Drive, McLean. Need a ride to attend? Phone Barbara Sipe, 703-356-2385 or 571-439-6145, and someone will pick you up and take you home. Be sure to bring your questions. Friends and the public are welcome.