Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Renowned Gifted Child Expert Dr. James Webb to Speak at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine

WHAT:                  Loyola University Medical Center will host a conference on guiding the learning of gifted children. The one-day conference will include a lecture titled “Guiding the Gifted Child” by Dr. James Webb, president of Great Potential Press.

The author of 15 books, more than 70 articles in professional publications and three DVD series about gifted children, Dr. Webb is considered one of the most influential psychologists concerning gifted education.

The lecture is open to teachers, parents, counselors and others interested in learning more about gifted children. This event is sponsored by the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

WHERE:                Tobin Hall at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine

 2160 S. First Ave.

Maywood, IL   60153

WHEN:                  3– 5 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 17

FEE:                        $20.00

INFO:                    For more information, call (708) 216-3236

MEDIA:                 For media inquiries, please contact Evie Polsley at epolsley@lumc.edu or call (708) 216-5313 or (708) 417-5100.

About Loyola University Health System

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is part of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. Loyola University Medical Center’s campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of Chicago’s Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. At the heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.

Trinity Health is a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve. Trinity is committed to being a people-centered health care system that enables better health, better care and lower costs. Trinity Health has 88 hospitals and hundreds of continuing care facilities, home care agencies and outpatient centers in 21 states and 119,000 employees.