POMA District 10

District 10 represents Montgomery county.

 

District 10 Officers
Chairman Carol D. Bowes-Lawlor, D.O., Ambler
Vice Chairman Matthew J. Shore, D.O., Jenkintown
Secretary Jennifer A. Lorine, D.O., Gwynedd
Treasurer Ritamarie D. Mancini-Clarke, D.O., Worcester
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Miss a meeting? Find out what happened in the District Dish Recaps. 

District 10 Recap - January 25, 2019

POMA District 10 gathered on Friday, January 25, 2019 for their monthly event at the Blue Bell Inn in Blue Bell, PA. The group enjoyed a lecture about Challenges Associated with Managing Patients with Type 2 Diabetes by Jeffrey Freeman, DO.

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District 10 Recap - December 7, 2018

POMA District 10 gathered on Friday, December 7, 2018, for their monthly event at the Capital Grille, in King of Prussia, PA. The group enjoyed a lecture about Effective Clinical Utilization in Opioid and Alcohol Dependence by Christopher Davis, DO.

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District 10 Recap - October 19, 2018

POMA District 10 gathered on Friday, October 19, 2018, for their monthly event at the Blue Bell Inn, Blue Bell, PA. The group enjoyed a lecture about PSA Screening and Management of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer by Dr. Marc Smaldone. Dr. Smaldone is a urologic oncologist from Fox Chase and he updated us on prostate cancer screening and treatment

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District 10 Core REMS Event - September 22, 2018

How do I safely taper a patient currently taking opioids? How do I prescribe appropriate pain medication for a 12-year old? How do I connect with my state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)? What are my state’s Naloxone regulations?

Practicing physicians like you often struggle to manage their patients’ pain and prescribing regulations. Extended-release (ER) and long-acting (LA) opioids are a valuable element of the pain management plan for some patients. Unfortunately, the misuse and abuse of ER/LA opioids have resulted in a serious public health crisis of addiction, overdose, and death. Clinicians must play a role in prevention.

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District 10 Recap - June 1, 2018

POMA District 10 gathered on Friday, June 1, 2018 for their monthly event at the Blue Bell Inn, Blue Bell, PA. The group enjoyed a lecture about the role of maximizing the bronchodilators in COPD by Gary Aaronson, DO. Dr. Aaronson spoke about the management of COPD which is the third leading cause of death in the US, and the use of the Bevespi Aerosphere. He used an interesting balloon analogy to explain the disease to patients. Dr. Aaronson describes the lung as a balloon, where if you let go of the neck of the balloon the air will exit. However. if you squeeze the neck of the balloon, air does not fully exit, before filling again. This is similar to what is happening in COPD.

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