San Diego Community Connections
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Spring Series

Register for the San Diego Community Connections live webinar today!

Community Connections, nicknamed "Dinner with The Docs", is brought to you by
Burr Heart and Lung Clinic at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.

Co Hosted by American Lung Association Board Members Tony Gwynn Jr of the San Diego Padres and Dr. Tim Morris of UCSD.


Topics will include culinary medicine, catching up with your healthcare, asthma management and early detection of lung cancer.

Apr 6 | Asthma management
Praveen Akuthota MD (UCSD)

Apr 13 | Environmental effects on lung health
Brian D’Agostino, Fire Science & Climate Adaptation (SDG&E)

Apr 20 | Culinary Medicine
Sabrina Falquier MD (Sensations Salud)

Apr 27 | Vaping, smoking, flavored tobacco, synthetic tobacco
Laura Crotty Alexander MD (UCSD)

May 4 | Lung cancer screening
Philippe Montgrain MD (UCSD)

May 11 | Lung cancer detection and evaluation
Mark Fuster Md (UCSD)

Special thanks to our presenters and panelists who are members of the American Lung Association Mission Committee listed here.

San Diego Mission Committee

Tim Morris, MD (Chair), UCSD
Gabe Gutierrez, County of San Diego
Philippe Montgrain, MD, UCSD/VA
Becky Hart, RN, Naval Hospital
Michael Welch, MD, Allergy and Asthma
Laura Crotty-Alexander, MD, UCSD
Captain Alma A Lowry, San Diego Fire and Rescue
Mark Fuster, MD, UCSD/VA
Shelane Paraiso, RN, VA
Praveen Akuthota, MD, UCSD
Evan Snyder, MD, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute & UCSD
Sandra Leibel, MD, UCSD & Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Aida C. Castaneda, Principal, ACC, LLC.
Afif El-Hasan, MD, Kaiser Permanente

We hope you'll watch previous episodes from Series One:

And Series Two:

San Diego Local Leadership Board

Jeni Reynolds, San Diego Gas & Electric (Chair)
Kevin Narcomey, Osceola Consulting LLC (Vice Chair)
David Lipschutz, EY
Dr. Tim Morris, UCSD
Tony Gwynn, Jr., San Diego Padres
Natasha Dowling, Capgemini
Mark Johnson, Acadia Pharmaceuticals
Aaron Saint, Accenture
Scott Evans, SHARP Grossmont Hospital

Community Connections in San Diego was made possible thanks to a grant from
The San Diego Foundation.

Community Connections in San Diego is Presented by

Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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