HOPEful Living monthly meeting is June 17

Jun 04, 2014
Photo by: Donated MEET DR. SKIBO — Meet Dr. Scott Skibo at the next HOPEful Living meeting June 17.

HOPEful Living will hold its next meeting from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, in the classroom of MedWest Haywood Health and Fitness Center. This month’s guest speaker will be Dr. Scott Skibo, a new doctor at 21st Century Oncology.

Skibo completed his pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.  Prior to his fellowship, he completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.  He received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin, and his Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry from the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

He is certified in pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and has been elected a fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians.

During his career, Skibo has been a clinical assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin, instructor of medicine at Brown University School of Medicine, and clinical instructor of medicine at Yale University School of Medicine.

Skibo has a particular focus in the area of thoracic oncology.
All women cancer patients or survivors and friends or caregivers are welcome to join and learn about healthy lifestyles and have fun.

Call Sandi Riggs at 627-9666 or email riggs_sandi@msn.com.