Lunch & Learn
These sessions are presented free-of-charge as a public service.
Expand the topics below for additional information and to register online.
Stillwater Public Library Auditorium, 1107 S Duck Street
Doors Open at 11:30
You are welcome to bring your lunch; beverages and a sweet treat are provided.
Complimentary blood pressure checks available courtesy of SMC Home Health.
2018-19 Season Programs:
Jenny LaCross earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University. She is one of only two board-certified women’s health physical therapy specialists in the state of Oklahoma.
Blake Weichbrodt, PT/DPT, has worked at Stillwater Medical as Director of Rehabilitation and Medical Fitness for the past 14 years. His professional career has been spent primarily in rural settings working with patients that span across all age groups.
Jenny and Blake will present Active Aging Across Generations, with discussion on changes in fitness and healthy living from the 1950s to now. They will also changes in what our bodies need as when we are younger versus as we age.
Stillwater Medical Center has taken a step to enhance patient care with the installation of six LightStrike® Germ-Zapping Robots™ that quickly destroy bacteria, viruses, mold and other pathogens that can cause healthcare associated infections.
Join us for the first program of our 2018-19 season. Matthew Payne, M.D., and Necia Kimber, RN, will be presenting an informative program on what measures your local hospital takes to protect patients and visitors from infection.
Dr. Payne will discuss avoiding the flu, and Mrs. Kimber will explain how robots are helping our staff keep everyone safe.
Dr. Matthew Payne was raised in Stillwater, OK. He trained at the University Of Oklahoma and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics. He joined Stillwater Medical Center in 2009 as a Hospitalist.
Necia Kimber, RN, CIC, MHA, is a registered nurse specializing and certified in infection control. Necia and her family live in Perkins, where she was raised. She is active in the 4H and Elm Grove HCE and volunteers for several community events.
Join us for a MEDICARE TOP 10: Tamie Young will start the program by giving you the answers to the most sought-after questions about Medicare. Then she’ll open the floor to see what other items you want to understand better.
Tamie is an Assistant Administrator at Stillwater Medical Center. She is responsible for the revenue cycle processes and consolidated patient billing functions of SMC hospital and clinic services. Prior to joining SMC in 2009, Tamie enjoyed a successful consulting career assisting hospitals and clinics nation wide to implement improved business processes and realize the importance of providing patient focused business services to their communities. Tamie also served as Director of Patient Financial Services for over 10 years at facilities with Integris Health in Oklahoma.
Born and raised in Tahlequah, Okla., Dr. Wynter Kipgen studied pre-pharmacy at Oklahoma State University for two years. She continued her education at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, where she received a Bachelor of Sciences in Pharmacy with Distinction. Dr. Kipgen then continued her education and received her Doctorate of Medicine with Special Distinction, a Residency in Internal Medicine, and a Fellowship in Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences.
The Annual Wellness Visit is a yearly appointment with your primary care provider to create or update a personalized prevention plan. This may help prevent the onset or progression of illness based on your current health and risk factors.
Dr. Clarke began her education at the University of Central Oklahoma and then received her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She did an internship at the University of Oklahoma Department of Family Medicine and completed her residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
With a special interest in preventative care, Dr. Clarke feels that practicing medicine is the best job in the world. In her spare time, Dr. Clarke enjoys making jewelry, hiking, biking, reading and scuba diving.
Speaker Jonathan E. Drummond, MD, with over 25 years of experience in medical and surgical eye care, will discuss the latest advances in eye care and answer your most pressing questions.
Dr. Drummond is a native Oklahoman who grew up in Hominy. He graduated from OSU in 1988. After attending OU Medical School and finishing his internship in 1993, he completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Drummond Eye Clinic was established in 1998. Dr. Drummond is an avid supporter of OSU and contributes greatly to the Stillwater community.
Stillwater Cardiologist, Dr. Bryan Harris, will share details about the new $20 million Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI), scheduled to open in the fall of 2019 and how it will enhance cardiac care for patients.
An expert in cardiovascular health, Dr. Harris specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels. His patients appreciate his focused care and approachable manner.
The new HVI will have two Cath Labs and a larger surgical prep and recovery area. Directly above the Cath Labs the new Cardiology Clinic will house expanded office space to accommodate more cardiologists as well as the new cardiac Rehab Gym.
Born and raised in Oklahoma, Dr. Harris received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and microbiology from Oklahoma State University. He earned his medical degree from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Harris completed his residency and fellowship in Diagnostic Cardiology at Oklahoma State University Medical Center.
In addition to spending time with his son, Dr. Harris enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle and loves golf, tennis, hunting and fishing.
Alzheimer’s is a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia. In fact, the terms are often used interchangeably. However, dementia is a set of symptoms (like a stuffy nose could be caused by allergies or a cold). When someone has dementia, they are having symptoms without knowing the cause.
Whether your provide daily care for a person diagnosed with Alzeimer’s or dementia, or you simply want to know more about the disease, plan to attend this forum.
Our March 1st program will focus on you.
Stillwater Medical specialists Dr. Daniel Brown, Dr. John Wedlake, and nurse practitioner Cathy Kindt will be on hand to answer your questions.
When the body senses a foreign substance, called an antigen, the immunce system kicks in to protect it. When an overreaction to a harmless substance occurs, that’s defined as an allergic reaction. Our April program will focus on symptoms, triggers, and treatment for allergies.
Dr. Tim Trojan, a 5th generation Oklahoman, was raised in Enid with a strong agricultural influence. Trojan attended OSU, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance. He received his Medical Doctorate from the University of Texas Southwestern in 2008, and completed a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology in 2013. He is board certified.
Since returning to Oklahoma, Trojan founded Allergy and Asthma Experts, PLLC and has joined Allergy Partners of Oklahoma to provide the highest quality care and to improve the lives of his fellow Oklahomans.