Published on August 29, 2014

Genesis Women’s Conference Focuses on Health Topics

Genesis Medical Center will present a women’s health conference on Friday, Sept. 12.

The conference at the Radisson QC Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd Street, Davenport, is intended for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, social workers, parish nurses, and allied health professionals.

Topics will be varicose veins and treatment for them; the challenges of being a family caregiver; oncology genetic testing and cancer risk assessment; obesity and the link with pre-diabetes; and, human trafficking.

Speakers will include Rafat Padaria, M.D.; Julie Arndt, social worker; Leslie Poston, nurse practitioner; Andrew Urban, M.D., Kathleen Figaro, M.D., and Leila Powsa, M.D.

The cost of $25 per person includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

To register, go to  For questions, call Jody Johnston-Mohr at (563) 421-1284 or email

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