Women's Night Out Featured Speaker Joy Bauer
Joy Bauer, MS, RD, CDN is one of the nation’s leading health authorities. Joy’s mission is to improve the well being of our country and believes it’s never too late or too early to reap the benefits of healthy living.
As a nutrition and health expert for The TODAY Show, Joy shares reliable, practical, and straightforward advice that helps millions of Americans eat better and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives. She also hosts the program’s popular “Joy Fit Club” series, which celebrates determined people who have lost more than 100 pounds through diet and exercise alone. Her other ongoing series include Joy’s Diet SOS, Joy’s Healthy Food Finds, and Too Good to be Healthy.
Together with Florence Henderson, Joy Hosts RLTV’s heartwarming show, Good Food, Good Deeds, where she whips up delicious, nutrient-packed meals and provides engaging information on aging gracefully.
Joy is the exclusive nutritionist of the New York City Ballet and the author of multiple New York Times bestselling books. Her recent releases include, The Joy Fit Club: Cookbook, Diet Plan & Inspiration, Slim & Scrumptious and Your Inner Skinny, and the #1 New York Times bestseller Joy Bauer’s Food Cures: Completely Revised & Updated.
As AOL and Everyday Health’s nutrition expert and the creator of JoyBauer.com, Joy provides the latest nutrition, health and diet-related information to millions of online readers. Joy is the creator and host of the popular YouTube series What The Heck Are You Eating? and a monthly columnist for Woman’s Day magazine.
Joy received her Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland and a master of science in nutrition from New York University. At the beginning of her career, Joy completed a five-year post as Director of Nutrition and Fitness for the “Heart-Smart Kids Program”, a program that she developed for The Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Department of Pediatric Cardiology in New York City. Joy also served as nutrition consultant for the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where she designed and supervised their ongoing research in eating disorders and weight management. In addition, Joy served as the clinical nutritionist with the neurosurgical team at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and taught Anatomy and Physiology and Sports Nutrition at New York University’s School of Continuing Education. She also served as the exclusive nutritionist for New York University’s faculty, students and athletes. As the founder and CEO of Joy Bauer Nutrition, Joy headed one of the largest nutrition centers in the country for close to two decades.
Passionate about delivering scientifically sound health information, Joy received the 2010 National Media Excellence Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as well as the 2012 American Society of Nutrition Science Media Award. Joy lives in New York with her husband, Ian, her daughters Jesse and Ayden Jane, and her son Cole.
2014 Women's Night Out
September 23 @ Albany Marriott
More than 500 women from around the Capital Region attended the 20th anniversary Women’s Night Out event to benefit Ellis Medicine’s Bellevue Woman’s Center on Wednesday September 25th at the Albany Marriott.
All proceeds from Women’s Night Out support women's health services at Bellevue Woman's Center.
2013 Headliner: Nutrition and Health Expert Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
This year’s keynote speaker was Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., who interactively presented helpful information on top “super foods” and how to lead a healthy lifestyle to audience members. A familiar face in households across America, Bauer is the nutrition and health expert for the TODAY Show, hosting the program’s “Joy Fit Club” series, which celebrates people who have lost more than 100 pounds through diet and exercise alone. She is also the creator of JoyBauer.com and the author of a New York Times bestseller book, “Joy Bauer’s Food Cures: Completely Revised & Updated”.
We are deeply grateful to Neil and Jane Golub for the leadership, vision and generosity they contribute to making Women's Night Out such a meaningful and successful event.
Plans are in the works for the 2014 event. Check back for more details to come soon. If you are interested in learning more about Women's Night Out or would like to be a vendor for 2014, please call The Foundation for Ellis Medicine at 518.243.4600.
Videos from the 2011 Women's Night Out Panel Discussion
WNO 2013 Panel Discussion
Each year, Women's Night Out features an informative educational session on a health topic important to women. This portion of the evening allows you to hear from leading health and wellness experts and ask questions in an interactive session.
The 2013 panel discussion, “What Women Need: The Experts’ Guide to Living Well” featured leading medical professionals Andalib Nawab, M.D., Arvind Mahatme, M.D., Danielle Rooney, M.D., and Renata Mazzei, M.D. These doctors discussed and shared information on what all women need to know when it comes to health and well-being, from heart and breast care, to knowing your numbers and the different stages of life. The panel was hosted by Liz Bishop, of CBS6.
Andalib Nawab, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Dr. Andalib Nawab joined Cardiology Associates of Schenectady in August 2008 and currently serves as medical director of the Women & Heart Disease program at the Neil and Jane Golub Breast & Heart Health Center.
She earned her medical degree from Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, and completed her internship and residency and a chief resident year at Blodgett Memorial Center (associated with Michigan State University), Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Nawab also completed one year of cardiology internist experience at St. Vincent Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT.
Dr. Nawab is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Geriatrics. She is a Fellow of the American Board of Geriatrics and a member of the Ellis Medicine medical staff.
Arvind Mahatme, M.D., M.S.H.A.
Dr. Arvind Mahatme joined the Ellis Medical Group in 2013 after working two years as clinical director at St. Peter’s Breast Center in Albany, N.Y. Dr. Mahatme leads Ellis’ Breast Surgery program, offering evaluation and surgical procedures such as lumpectomies, mastectomies and other breast surgeries.
Dr. Mahatme earned his Doctor of Medicine at University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Fla. and his Master’s of Science in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va. He completed residencies from Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich. and University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Mahatme has also worked at Black Hills Health Care System/Fort Meade VA Hospital, Fort Meade, S.D. and at Sentara Medical Group/Sentara Health System, Hampton, Va.
Danielle Rooney, M.D.
Dr. Danielle Rooney, Ob/Gyn physician, provides comprehensive women’s healthcare from regular check-ups to care during pregnancy. She sees adolescent and adult women at Fouad A. Sattar, MD PC in Schenectady.
Dr. Rooney completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Albany Medical Center, Albany, N.Y. in June 2013. From May 2011 until the completion of her residency, she was the administrative chief resident. In this role she was responsible for planning the schedules and curriculum between residents and the program director.
Dr. Rooney earned her Doctor of Medicine from Albany Medical College in 2009. She is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.
Renata Mazzei, M.D.
Dr. Renata Mazzei joined Ellis Medicine Primary Care of Glenville in 2003 and currently works at the Medical Center of Clifton Park. Dr. Mazzei serves patients of all ages from newborns to geriatrics, treating different diagnosis like hypertension and diabetes.
Dr. Mazzei earned her Doctorate at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. She completed her residency locally at St. Clare’s Hospital in Schenectady. She is board certified in Family Medicine from the American Board of Family Practice, and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.