Free talk: 'Parents’ Guide to the Transition to College'
[August 31 2011] -
Peter Davis Smith, M.D., will give a free talk on common health concerns for college students, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 26 in the Program Room at the Simsbury Public Library, 725 Hopmeadow St.
The talk, "Parents' Guide to the Transition to College," will be geared to parents and focus on common health concerns for college-aged people, including mononucleosis, concussion, asthma, upper respiratory infections, sexual health, eating disorders, alcohol and drugs, and sexual assault. There will be limited discussion of psychological concerns.
The talk will include guidance on effective communication among parents, students, primary care physicians, student health service personnel and school administrators. There will be ample opportunity for questions and answers.
To register online, visit www.simsburylibrary.info, click calendar, then click on the lecture title in the calendar.
Davis Smith is board-certified in internal medicine and practices at The Hospital of Central Connecticut's Doctors of Central Connecticut Unionville primary care practice. He has also worked full time at Wesleyan University's Davison Health Center for over 10 years and has extensive experience guiding students and families through both major and minor medical issues.