“Mommy 911” Topic of Upcoming Free Lecture in Camden County

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: April 8, 2008 – Even the calmest parent can become anxious when his or her child is sick and feel unsure as to what to do. That is why Southeast Georgia Health System is offering the lecture “Mommy 911.” This presentation, part of the Health System’s ongoing series of free community lectures, is scheduled for Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Cafeteria Conference Room on the Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive.

The speaker for this presentation is board certified pediatrician Kimberly Stoughton-Doherty, MD, of Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pediatrics in St. Marys, a strategic affiliate of the Health System.

Doherty began her professional career teaching high school chemistry and general science in Pennsylvania after completing her Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and earning her teaching certification in secondary education at Albright College in Reading, Penn. After leaving teaching, Doherty spent the next five years working in clinical research in New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. In 2001, she completed her medical degree at Georgetown University. Doherty completed her training as a resident in pediatrics/physical medicine at Temple University/Einstein Medical and as a resident in categorical pediatrics at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Pennsylvania. While at Crozer-Chester, she worked extensively with abused children, including those who had suffered burns, and children with special needs.

Following her presentation, she will answer questions from the audience. Light refreshments will also be served. To reserve a seat for this lecture or any other lectures in the series, please call 912-466-5160 or register online at www.sghs.com and click on the Calendar of Events.