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Free Lecture Explores Common Arthritic Conditions

Oh My Achy Bones and Joints: Common Arthritic Conditions, a free CVPH community lecture is planned for Tuesday, Oct. 15 in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center, SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and the program at 6. Dr. ChiChi Lau, rheumatologist, Fletcher Allen Health Care and associate professor at the University of Vermont College of Medicine is the guest speaker.

         Dr. Lau will discuss the basic symptoms and treatment options for common causes of joint pain such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. This program is part of the CVPH Community Lecture Series and hosted by the EXPLORE Bones and Joints Committee. It is underwritten by the Foundation of CVPH Medical Center. Call 562-7320 to RSVP or register atwww.cvph.orgin the upcoming events section.


CVPHMedicalCenter, a subsidiary of Community Partners, Inc. (CPI), is a private, not-for-profit hospital providing top quality health care to the people ofNorth Country.  Established in 1967 with the merger ofChamplainValleyandPhysiciansHospitals,CVPHMedicalCenteris now the largest employer and health provider in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties. Services include an award winning cardiac services program, accredited cancer center, freestanding ambulatory surgery center, comprehensive rehabilitation services and a 24 hour physician-staffedEmergencyCareCenter.  In 2012, CPI joined Fletcher Allen Partners, a four-hospital system working together to provide better access to high-quality, cost-effective care for patients.  Member hospitals include Fletcher Allen Health Care, Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC), Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center (CVPH) and Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH).   

CVPHMedicalCenteris governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, accredited by the Joint Commission licensed byNew YorkStateand Medicare/Medicaid Approved. Learn more at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.