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BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – (Jan. 27, 2016) – The 10th annual Women’s Wellness Seminar, featuring Virginia Mason physicians, will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Bainbridge Athletic Club, 11700 NE Meadowmeer Circle.

The event is free of admission and open to the public.

Discussion topics will focus on issues that women face as they age, such as pelvic floor problems and osteoporosis. The panel of medical experts will also offer tips for maintaining health and wellness. Bainbridge Athletic Club instructors will lead participants in a stretching exercise. Light refreshments will be served.

Virginia Mason providers who will lead the discussion and answer questions are Kim Leatham, MD; Elizabeth Reilly, MD; Kathleen Kobashi, MD; Alvaro Lucioni, MD; Una Lee, MD; Blair Washington, MD; and physical therapist Lesley Weinberg.

To register, call the Bainbridge Athletic Club at 206-842-5661 or go online to

About Virginia Mason
Virginia Mason, founded in 1920, is a nonprofit regional health care system based in Seattle that serves the Pacific Northwest. In the Puget Sound region, the system includes 336-bed Virginia Mason Hospital; a primary and specialty care group practice of more than 480 physicians; regional medical centers in Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bellevue, Federal Way, Kirkland, Issaquah and Lynnwood; Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the U.S. designed and built specifically to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS; Benaroya Research Institute, which is internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and Virginia Mason Institute, which trains health care professionals and others from around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative management methodology for continually improving quality, safety and efficiency. Virginia Mason online:

Virginia Mason also includes Yakima-based Memorial Family of Services and Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, a 226-bed facility serving the Yakima Valley in Central Washington since 1950. Memorial Family of Services comprises primary care practices and specialty care services, including high quality cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs. Memorial online:

Media Contact:
Gale Robinette
Media Relations Manager
Virginia Mason Health System
(206) 341-1509

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