(APR 26) LOS ANGELES – KJLH-FM will host their 12th annual Women’s Health Forum (WHF)
Saturday, April 28, from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Los Angeles
Convention Center (1201 S. Figueroa St., Downtown Los Angeles).
A free women’s health conference, the KJLH WHF will focus on the
health of minority women, specifically nutrition, fitness,
diabetes, cancer prevention, supplements, and skincare with free
workshops, exercise classes, boxing and Zumba demonstrations,
and health screenings. The WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks will sign
autographs and comedian and activist Dick Gregory will be the
keynote speaker at the Wellness Village (502AB). Special
surprise guests will join KJLH on-air personalities Dominique
DiPrima, Nautica De La Cruz, Tammy Mack, and Kevin Nash
throughout the day. The WHF will conclude with a fashion show
and show giveaway featuring KJLH’s Adai Lamar from the Steve
Harvey Morning Show. For more information, including a complete
schedule of events, please log onto kjlhradio.com or call (310)
Live Broadcast and Giveaway
The 2012 KJLH WHF will feature a number of prominent local
health and fitness professionals. From 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
KJLH will have a live broadcast from the Women’s Health Forum
(Concourse Hall) featuring a number of panelists including
Tumani Leatherwood, MD, a family-medicine physician who has been
with Kaiser for 27 years and is the physician in charge at their
new South Los Angeles facility, who will discuss the number one
killer of women, heart disease. Other panelists include: local
nephrologist Dr. Vincent Anthony, breast surgeon Dr. Dennis
Holmes, obstetrician, gynecologist, and reproductive
endocrinologist, Dr. Donna Shoupe, V.A. Hospital diabetes
program educator Rashaye Freeman, MSN, PHD, dermatologist Dr.
Susan Evans, dentist Dr. Misty Black, Angel Kidney Care Dialysis
Center obesity specialist Dr. Zahra Tabassian, Cleon Joseph,
fitness and exercise expert, HIV and AIDS expert Dr. Cynthia
Davis, and Resurrecting Your Financial Health CEO Craig Woods.
Participants and listeners to this year’s live broadcast will
have the opportunity to win a 42” flat screen television and
round trip airfare anywhere in the contiguous United States, or
internationally to the Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, Canada, or
Bermuda courtesy of American Airlines and BlackAtlas.com.
KJLH Front Page show host Dominque DiPrima and the Lifewell
Institute will present comedian and activist Dick Gregory at the
2012 Wellness Village taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(Room 502AB). An Oasis of Alternative Healing, the Wellness
Village will focus on alternative and holistic health options
for women. Panel discussions include Alternative vs. Western
Medicine (11:00 a.m.), Alternative Means to Losing Weight and
Eating Healthier (12 noon), and Basic Body Maintenance (1:00
p.m.). Other activities include free yoga classes, massages,
dynamic stretching tutorials, belly dancing classes,
reflexology, acupuncture, detox demonstrations, and an
introduction to herbology.
The 12th annual KJLH WHF is sponsored in part by: the AIDS
Healthcare Foundation, County of Los Angeles Department of
Family and Children Services, New Image Dental, Charles Drew
University’s Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health at California
Medical Center, BlackAtlas.com, and American Airlines.
For more information, please log onto kjlhradio.com.