FEMR in the News

FEMR to Sponsor 14th Annual Trauma Symposium August 2-5, 2012

CTS provides a comprehensive review of the standard of care and latest techniques for complex orthopaedic trauma and fracture care. Three and one half days of lectures, debates, case presentations and hands-on workshops are punctuated by keynote lectures covering a broad spectrum of current topics. This review is essential for board and recertification preparation.



Women's Bone Health Through the Life Cycle

On Tuesday, May 1, 2012 from 10-11:00am, FEMR (Foundation for Education and Musculoskeletal Research) along with support from the Wellness Center @ IBJI presented a free one-hour program "Women's Bone Health Through the Life Cycle". The hour was divided into three segments: The medical side of bone health, bone health nutrition and a yoga class. The featured speakers were: Lisa Beth Gansberg, Executive Director, FEMR, Christina Chodos, CHC, AADP Certified Health and Wellness Counselor and Lani Gerszonovicz, RYT, Yoga Coordinator at IBJI both from the Wellness Center @ IBJI. For more information contact: Family Network 330 Laurel Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035 847-433-0377 or 877 321-FEMR.



September 22nd is the 1st Annual Fall Prevention Awareness Day!

Proclamation Presentation

September 22, 2010 was officially proclaimed in Illinois as Fall Prevention Awareness Day by Governor Pat Quinn and the Foundation for Education and Musculoskeletal Research.

FEMR helped to raise awareness for fall prevention and bone health with an educational lecture to the Orthopaedic floor staff at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

There was also a public presentation of the proclamation at Advocate Lutheran General. Matthew Jimenez, MD the Founder & CEO of FEMR received praise and support from the hospital and community government officials for his work promoting bone health.

Pictured in the photo to the right are Tony Armada, President Lutheran General Hospital, Michael McKenna, MD Medical Director Lutheran General Hospital, and Matthew Jimenez, MD FEMR Founder & CEO

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Fall Prevention Awareness Day

Pictured above are Tony Armada, President Lutheran General Hospital, Michael McKenna, MD Medical Director Lutheran General Hospital, Matthew Jimenez, MD FEMR Founder & CEO, Shel Marcus, Trustee Village of Morton Grove, Marty Moylan, Mayor Des Plaines, and David Schmidt, Mayor Park Ridge