Addiction pros meet at Omni Amelia
The second annual Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (CORE), will be held Sunday through Wednesday, July 23, at the Omni Amelia Plantation Resort on Amelia Island. Last year’s conference was attended by 400 addiction professionals from 36 states and three countries.
The 3 1/2-day conference highlights the critical importance of 12-Step processes and abstinence-based recovery and presents new options for productively integrating useful clinical tools into a larger recovery-oriented treatment culture.
The conference will offer 22 workshops, and attendees can earn up to 19 continuing education credits. The cost for the entire conference is $395. For more information or to register, go to www.CORE-Conference.com or contact Dee McGraw, Director of Education & Event Services, C4 Recovery Solutions, at (615) 581-4855.
From 7-9 p.m. Monday, there will be a recovery workshop open to the general public. Carol Lind Mooney, an attorney, certified addiction councilor and owner of three residential recovery facilities in Statesboro, Ga., will talk about her personal experience dealing with recovery. The workshop will be held in the Magnolia Ballroom, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Parking will be available at the convention arena.
Mayo radiologist gets gold from peers
Joseph G. Cernigliaro, a radiologist with the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, was presented with the Gold Medal Award at the Florida Radiological Society’s annual meeting. Cernigliaro was recognized for outstanding achievement and contributions that have affected radiology in Florida.
Cernigliaro, who is an assistant professor of radiology at the Mayo Clinic of Jacksonville College of Medicine, served as president of the Florida Radiological Society in 2010-2011. In 1995, he received the Teacher of the Year award from the University of Florida-Department of Radiology. He also received the Teacher of the Year award from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in 2006 and 2008.
Nemours urologist adds Brunswick duty
Nemours Children’s Clinic, Jacksonville, pediatric urologist Erica Mercer is now seeing patients at Wolfson Children’s at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick. She continues to see patients at Nemours Children’s Clinic, Jacksonville.
Wolfson Children’s at Southeast Georgia Health System opened in September 2013. In addition to Pediatric Urology, the center offers Pediatric Rehabilitation Services and pediatric cardiology. The center is located on the third floor of the Medical Plaza at 3025 Shrine Road in Brunswick, Ga.
March of Dimes seeks grant applicants
March of Dimes Florida Chapter is seeking applications for its Community Awards grants to support programs that address unmet maternal and child health needs. The goal of the Community Awards program is to identify and fund community-based programs addressing the health concerns of pregnant women and infants in Florida.
Community Awards can be requested for amounts up to $3,000. To review the application and the full list of funding priorities, go to www.marchofdimes.com/florida. Applications are being accepted until Aug. 4 and grantees will be notified on Jan. 5. For more information or questions, please contact Donna Poynor, director of program services, at (352) 642-8291 or firstname.lastname@example.org