Free Women’s Seminar Focuses on Managing Health and Financial Issues

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Diana Johnson, vice president of Avon-Dixon, LLC

Diana Johnson, vice president of Avon-Dixon, LLC

“From a Woman’s Point of View — Nurturing Your Physical and Financial Well Being,” a free seminar offered by University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation, will be held on Thursday, October 15, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Talbot Country Club, 6142 Country Club Drive in Easton.

The event will feature two presentations, “Update: The Expanded Clark Comprehensive Breast Center and the Use of 3-D Mammography,” by Roberta Lilly, MD, MPH, FACS, medical director, Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health, and “Measures Women Can Take to Prevent a Financial Crisis for Themselves and Their Families,” by Diana Johnson, vice president, Avon-Dixon Agency, LLC and Beth Spurry, president and owner, Tred Avon Family Wealth

Beth Spurry, president and owner, Tred Avon Family Wealth

Beth Spurry, president and owner, Tred Avon Family Wealth

Dr. Lilly holds a master’s in public health and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She came to UM Shore Regional Health in 2012, and under her leadership, the Breast Center was awarded the NAPBC (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers) stamp of approval in 2014. The NAPBC represents a commitment to quality care at the local and national level with ongoing monitoring of outcomes that meet or exceed national benchmarks. While providing timely, patient-centered care that adheres to the highest quality standards of breast care, Dr. Lilly is committed to helping patients become fully informed partners in their health care decisions. She also has a special interest in the impact of fitness and nutrition on breast cancer and is principal investigator of two ongoing studies designed to promote healthy eating and regular exercise among breast cancer survivors.

Diana Johnson is a life/health agent and an employee benefits broker/consultant with 26 years’ experience. Her professional designations include Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF). Diana’s industry accolades include “Insurance Person of the Year” (2003 and 2007) by the Eastern Shore Association of Health Underwriters (ESAHU); media chair and past president of ESAHU; and past president, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA-Chesapeake). She is a member of UM Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Planned Giving Committee.

Roberta Lilly, MD, medical director, Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health

Roberta Lilly, MD, medical director, Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health

Beth Spurry is president and owner of Tred Avon Family Wealth in Easton. She is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA). She is actively involved with a variety of local organizations, including The Women and Girls Fund, For All Seasons, The Sultana Education Foundation, the May Foundation and the Planned Gifts Committee of UM Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Light refreshments will be served. While admission is free, seating is limited and reservations are required; please RSVP by contacting Janet Andrews, 410-822-1000, ext. 5792 or janet@umm.edu.

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