PHCS News

Understanding Menopause: Web Chat with Dr. Samih Ibrahim

Feb 6, 2012

Samih A. Ibrahim, MD, FACOG, a board certified OB/GYN on the Medical Staff of Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS), will discuss the symptoms, treatments and management options for menopause with a live Internet audience on Thursday, February 16, 2012.

The Web chat, which will begin at 7 p.m., is the latest online event in an award-winning series offered by PHCS to give consumers easy access to seminars hosted by medical experts. The events air on PHCS' UStream channel, www.ustream.tv/channel/princetonhealth.

Following his presentation on treating and managing the symptoms of menopause, Dr. Ibrahim will take questions from the online audience.

To participate in the Web chat, users will need a PC or MAC with a broadband Internet connection and Adobe Flash Player installed.

Download Adobe Flash Player at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/. For a tutorial on UStream, visit www.youtube.com/user/PrincetonHealth .

Participants will be required to log in or create a new account at the site to ask questions. To pre-register, call (888) 897-8979 or visit www.princetonhcs.org/calendar.

Those who register will be entered in a random drawing immediately following the Web chat for one of several $25 gift cards.

Previous Web chats hosted by PHCS have covered topics including advances in fertility treatment; urinary incontinence, overactive bladder and pelvic floor disorders; bariatric surgery; nutrition and sustainable weight loss; heart and vascular health; pediatric emergencies; sleep disorders; gastrointestinal disorders; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); and the new University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Those Web chats can be viewed at www.ustream.tv/channel/princetonhealth.