UNION, NJ - Women throughout the region have an opportunity to hear their questions on everything from primary care to breast surgery and heart health, directly from some of the area’s top experts in those fields, at a free Women’s Health Fair on Wednesday, October 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The event, which will be held in the Atrium at Liberty Hall Center, 1085 Morris Avenue, in Union Township is presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholder, in partnership with Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group.

The event includes free health screenings and giveaways, and a panel discussion featuring leading female physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.:

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•         Dr. Caren Chapinksi - Primary Care

•         Dr. Rebecca Yang - Breast surgery

•         Dr. Nana Tchabo - Gyn onc

•         Dr. Kaylah Rondon - OBGYN

•         Dr. Marie Audett - Colorectal surgery

•         Dr. Jillian Alderson - Neurology

•         Dr. Claire Boccia Liang - Cardiology

“This is a good opportunity to hear from the experts, get the facts about women’s health issues, and update two important screenings,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. “On behalf of the Freeholder Board, I would like to thank Atlantic Health System and all of the panelists for contributing their knowledge and experience to this event.”

Free glucose and blood pressure screenings are available at the Women’s Health Fair. Attendees can also schedule an appointment for a mammogram. The event is free but pre-registration is suggested at ucnj.org/women. Walk-ins are also welcome.