MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – WVU Medicine University Healthcare and the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division will sponsor a community mini-medical school program on common ear, nose, and throat (ENT) problems.

The seminar titled "Sinuses, Sniffles, and Snoring" will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19 in the auditorium of the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center on the Berkeley Medical Center campus.  

The guest speaker is Chadi Makary, M.D., an otolaryngologist with University Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates. Dr. Makary is an sssistant professor at the WVU School of Medicine and is on the medical staff at both Berkeley Medical Center and Jefferson Medical Center.

Springtime ENT concerns will be discussed along with other common ear, nose, and throat problems, including obstructive sleep apnea (snoring). Makary will also talk about the medical and surgical treatments for these debilitating problems.

Registration for the mini-medical school program begins at 6:30 p.m. with the program to follow from 7-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be offered at the conclusion of the seminar.  

This community mini-medical school program is being offered free to the public as a community service of WVU Medicine University Healthcare and the WVU Health Sciences Center Eastern Division.  For more information, call 304-264-1223.

For more information: Teresa E. McCabe, Vice President for Marketing and Development, 304-264-1223