Dinner with the Doc – “Breast Cancer – Where Are We Now and What’s Next?”

October 5, 2016

Dinner with the Doc – “Breast Cancer – Where Are We Now and What’s Next?”
Dr. Allison Johnson – Haywood Surgical Associates

Dr. Allison Johnson, a physician with Haywood Surgical Associates will be presenting the Dinner with the Doc seminar “Breast Cancer: Where Are We Now and What’s Next? on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Haywood Regional Medical Center – Café.  Dr. Johnson and Breast Care Nurse Navigator, Johanna Dewees, RN will speak while patrons enjoy a healthy meal. Afterward, they will circulate to visit with guests and answer questions. To attend this complimentary dinner, reservations are required – please call 800.424.DOCS (3627) to RSVP in advance.

Dr. Allison Johnson has been practicing as a surgeon with Haywood Surgical Associates since 2013. She received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed residency in General Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She also completed a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Haywood Surgical Associates is supported by Duke University Health System’s world-renowned leadership in clinical excellence and quality care and LifePoint Health’s extensive resources, knowledge and experience in operating community hospitals. Haywood Surgical Associates is accepting new patients – call 828.456-8633 or visit http://www.haywoodsurgicalassociates.com/ for more information.

Breast Care Nurse Navigator - Johanna Dewees, RN completed her BSN at UNC-Chapel Hill, received Biomedical Electronics Technology (BMET-AD) training at Dekalb Community College in Atlanta and also attended undergrad at Brevard College. She has worked for 39 years as an RN and helps support and guide breast cancer patients and their families throughout their course of treatment. For more information, visit http://www.MyHaywoodRegional.com/Navigator or call 828.452.8100.

Watch for an additional "Dinner with the Doc" seminar on November 17 on the topic of Lung Cancer.  Seminars typically occur on the 3rd Thursday of the month approximately 10 times a year. Dinner begins at 6:00 pm and the seminar starts shortly after. Our programs feature a variety of healthcare providers speaking on health topics of interest to you!