Kentucky Doc Spring 2016 - Page 16

16 doc • Spring 2016 Kentucky ANNOUNCEMENTS AWA R D S N E W S TA F F EVENTS AND MORE EMAIL TO SUBMIT YOUR NEWS Know the Ten Signs Rice C. Leach, M.D. named 2016 Public Health Hero On Monday, March 14, Dr. Rice C. Leach, MD received the 2016 Public Health Hero Award in honor of his “lifetime of service to medicine and public health, for making the community healthier, for making the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department stronger and for helping Lexington be well.”   On Thursday, March 17, Mayor Jim Gray presented Dr. Leach with a city proclamation declaring that day Rice C. Leach Day in the city of Lexington. Rice C. Leach, M.D. receives Jack Trevey Community Service Award The Jack Trevey Community Service Award recognizes a member of the Lexington Medical Society who performs outstanding service to the community by direct involvement in the community beyond his/her role as a physician. This year’s recipient was Rice C. Leach, M.D., LMS President, Thomas K. Slabaugh, Jr., M.D. presented Dr. Leach with the Jack Trevey Award on Thursday, March 17. Many LMS members were on hand to help Dr. Slabaugh thank & honor Dr. Leach on his many years of service to Medical Society and the community. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease. The program will be held on Thursday, May 5th from 7-8pm at the Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch located at 3080 Fieldstone Way. Registration required. Call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800272-3900. Healthy Habits for Your Brain and Body For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands