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NAAMA MI News

University of Michigan Health Care at The Michigan Islamic Academy

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In our continued efforts to support local health services, NAAMA-Michigan Chapter is pleased to report that they recently joined a team of University of Michigan medical students who organized a Health Fair at the Michigan Islamic Academy in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The event took place on Saturday April 14 lead by Reda Jaber and other UM medical students. More than 30 people were screened and counseled for lipid profile and heart disease risk, bold sugar and diabetes, blood pressure and eye disease including Glaucoma and vision. Dr. Saleh, President of NAAMA-MI, participated in this program.

Michigan State Medical Society ( Third Annual International Cultural Evening )

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On Friday April 20, 2012, MSMS held the 3rd Annual IMG International Cultural Evening at the Horizons Conference Center in Saginaw, Michigan. NAAMA-Michigan Chapter was recognized for its strong support as a sponsor of this program and was represented by its president Dr. Husain Saleh.  Dr. M. Hammami, NAAMA Past President was grateful for chairing the organization of this program. MSMS-IMG Section Chair, Dr. A. C. Brown and MSMS President Elect Dr. John Bizon were among many leaders who attended and thanked the participants. The attendees enjoyed great ethnic food, cultural dances and music.

Dr. H. Saleh and Mr. D. K. Fox, Director of Federation Relations of MSMS

 

CME LECTURE

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Dear NAAMA-MI Members

We are proud to inform you that NAAMA_MI has arranged a CME event and would like to invite you to attend.

Title:   Hepatitis B Virus Guidelines Review

Speaker:   Dilip Moonka, MD
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI

Date/Time:   Wednesday  May 2,2012
6:00-8:00pm

Location:     Meriwether’s Resturant
25485 Telegraph Road
Southfield, MI 48034
248-358-1310

Registration: Seating is limited. Please register asap to reserve your spot by sending an email to  nadinesm82@hotmail.com. Please include your full name in email.

Sponsored for Continuing Medical Education Credit by Rush University Medical Center

Objective:

HBV Guidelines Review

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able  to incorporate the following objectives into their practice of medicine: 

* Screen and test for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in my patients at high risk for HBV infection according to the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* Diagnosis HBV infection using the tests recommended by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD).

* Appropriately select anti-HBV therapy in my HBV-infected patients according to the AASLD recommendations.

 

NAAMA-MI

 

Another Successful Event for NAAMA-MI

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A very informative and important seminar was held yesterday on Apr. 18. This seminar was presented by Estate Planning Attorney David Mammel and Wealth Management Advisor Marty Schmidt.The Seminar took place at Habib restaurant in Dearborn and was followed by the Board meeting where all the coming activities and events where discussed by board members. The Seminar offered information about how to build financial security and how to prepare estate plans so physicians can protect and provide for their families ,themselves and their practices. We would like to thank all members that had joined us for this seminar and would also like to encourage  all members to participate in future events.

Estate and Financial Planning Seminar ( April 18, 2012)

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Do You Care Enough to Provide for and Protect Your Loved Ones and Yourself?

 IF YOU DO . . . find out how you can take control

of issues and events that can affect you and your loved ones

at the most critical moments in life during a FREE seminar.

 ESTATE & FINANCIAL PLANNING SEMINAR

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 6:00 p.m.

Habib’s Restaurant 14316 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI  48126

                                                                        with   

                                  Estate Planning Attorney David Mammel and

Wealth Management Advisor Marty Schmidt

  • Do you want to protect and maintain financial security?
  • Do you want to leave a legacy of love and support to your family?
    • What will happen if you don’t have a will or a trust?
    • How can you ensure loved ones won’t waste time & money in court?

           Please RSVP: nadinesm82@hotmail.com to reserve your place and learn how to:

  • Make critical decisions now so the State or others don’t make them for you.
  • Handle changes that affect your financial security and estate plan now.

 

Dinner provided . . .  no cost or obligation to participants

                                                                                                                                                                         

   Presenter Attorney David Mammel has practiced law for 17 years and specializes in estate planning, wills, trusts, and probate. He is a shareholder of Chapman And Associates, P.C., an AV rated firm (a rating indicating the highest level of professional excellence).  www.Chapmanlawfirmpc.com  David graduated from the University of Michigan in 1989 with his Bachelor of Arts and Indiana University in 1994 with his Juris Doctorate. David is dedicated to educating the public on issues in estate planning including providing assets and care to loved ones, limiting taxes & establishing healthcare protocols.
Presenter Marty Schmidt, CFP, CLU, ChFC is a Wealth Management Advisor affiliated with the  Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in Troy, MI.  www.nmfn.com/martyschmidt.  Marty graduated from the University of Michigan in 1984, and has been practicing in the financial services industry since June of that year. He specializes in working with physicians, and helps them achieve their financial security planning goals, including investment, insurance, and retirement planning issues, enabling them to make smart decisions with their finances.
 
 Marty Schmidt and Schmidt Financial Services are not affiliated with David Mammel and Chapman And Associates, P.C.

Health Screening in Dearborn 3/18/2012

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As part of the continued efforts of NAAMA-Michigan Chapter to offer healthcare support to the community, the National Arab American Medical Association teamed up with the Arab American Pharmacist Association of Wayne State University for a Free Health Screening. At the event volunteered medical students under supervision, conducted basic health screening tests to many people at the Islamic Center of America on Ford Rd.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
10AM – 2PM
 LOCATION:
Islamic Center of America
19500 Ford Rd
Dearborn, MI 48126

Volunteers performed:
– History Taking
– Blood Pressure
– Blood Sugar
– BMI
– Health Counseling
– Medication Counseling

H. Pylori Presentation March 21, 2012

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Dear NAAMA-Michigan members

As part of our continued activities in medical programs, NAAMA-MI would like to invite you for a short presentation on H.Pylori testing by a renowned local GI specialist. This is sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc.

The presentation will be at the start of our monthly Board meeting on March 21 @6:00 pm at Habib’s Cuisine in Dearborn. I hope you can attend.

 

Gala 2011

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Saturday November 12, 2011 – Saturday November 12, 2011

600 Town Center Drive
Dearborn, MI.

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Description:

The National Arab American Medical Association of Michigan and Oakwood Healthcare proudly presents the Annual Gala Event, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dearborn on Saturday, November 12th.

The event will feature a brief program followed by a magnificent dinner catered by Chef Habib of Habib’s Cuisine and Bint Jebail Banquet with a hilarious comedy routine, cultural dance performance, and musical entertainment.  Flyer available here.

Individual tickets are $100 per person. $75 tickets for residents/fellows and $50 tickets for students are also available through this site via credit/debit card (see link below).

Please note that only General Admission tickets may be purchased online.  Any potential sponsors or full table reservations must be made through Suehaila Amen, Banquet Coordinator, by calling (313) 615-1515 or emailing suehailaamen@naamami.com.

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Meet & Greet (10/20/11)

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Thursday October 20, 2011 – Thursday October 20, 2011

14316 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI 48126

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Description:

The Board of Directors of the NAAMA Michigan Chapter invites members to a Meet and Greet at Habib’s Restaurant, in Dearborn on October 20, 2011 from 6:00PM to 7:30PM.

Meet your colleagues, fellows, residents, and medical and dental students. Bring your business cards! Appetizers and Refreshments will be served.

Register

NAAMA MI Gala Dinner

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On behalf of the National Arab American Medical Association – Michigan Chapter, it is my pleasure to inform you of the upcoming Annual Gala event to be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

Hyatt Regency Hotel Dearborn and will commence with a reception at 6 pm, followed by a program featuring a comedy performance, cultural dance performance, and musical entertainment which is scheduled to begin at 7 pm.  A spectacular dinner will be served by Chef Habib Bazzy of Bint Jebail Banquet / Habib’s Cuisine.

We hope to have you join us on Nov 12 as we celebrate 31 years of extraordinary work provided to the greater community by NAAMA.

For any questions, please contact me at 313-615-1515.  Please view the attached proposal for more information on advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

You can call for individual tickets or purchase them online at naamami.com after October 5, 2011.

Best Regards,
NAAMA MI Chapter Board of Directors