Einstein and Montefiore presented educational events for friends and supporters in the Palm Beach community. Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., Einstein’s Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean; Steven M. Safyer, M.D., president and CEO, Montefiore Medicine; and David A. Tanner, chairperson, Montefiore Medicine Board of Trustees, spoke at a welcome reception and dinner at the Boca Raton Resort & Club on February 19.
The next day, a medical symposium on healthy aging featured Montefiore-Einstein speakers: Jessica L. Zwerling, M.D., who discussed Alzheimer’s disease; Robert E. Michler, M.D., heart health; Mark P. Schoenberg, M.D., urology; and Scott Wetzler, Ph.D., behavioral sciences. Dean Spiegel spoke about science in the news; Dr. Safyer gave the program’s opening and closing remarks.
Einstein Trustee Benjamin J. Winter and his wife, Susan, and Montefiore Medicine Trustee Melissa Ceriale and her husband, John, co-hosted a reception at the Ceriales’ home in Palm Beach.
The series concluded with a luncheon and panel discussion, “How Genetics Is Revolutionizing Medical Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment,” hosted by Einstein Trustees Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz at the Palm Beach Country Club. Dr. Safyer and Dean Spiegel joined Susan D. Klugman, M.D., director of reproductive genetics and a professor of clinical obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein and Montefiore, in leading a lively discussion.
1. Einstein Trustees Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz.
2. Steven M. Safyer, M.D., president and CEO, Montefiore Medicine;
Montefiore Medicine Trustee Melissa Ceriale; and Einstein Trustee Benjamin J. Winter.
3. Dean Spiegel greets attendees at the welcome reception in Boca Raton.
4. Martin and Janet Spatz.
5. Howard Koeppel and Mark Hsiao.
6. Donald Wolmer, M.D., Einstein Class of 1960, and Eileen Wolmer.
7. Benjamin J. Winter and David A. Tanner, chairperson, Montefiore Medicine Board of Trustees.