Next Discussion in Wilton Library Health Literacy Series to Focus on Vaccinations
“Vaccinations for Adults and Children” will be the next topic in the “Get Well, Stay Well” Health Literacy Series presented by Wilton Library and Western Connecticut Health Network. This program will take place on Monday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at Wilton Library.
The featured speakers are Dr. Jasmina Krstic, an internist with Wilton Primary and Specialty Care, and Heidi Steller, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, patient care director of Maternal/Child Health at Norwalk Hospital and Connecticut’s 2019 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion.
Krstic and Steller will discuss the importance of immunizations and vaccinations for adults and for children. Following their presentations, there will be a question and answer session moderated by Dr. Saras Nair, former chairman of the Department of Pathology at Norwalk Hospital, and a trustee of the Wilton Library.
Krstic is a graduate of the University of Nis Medical School, and completed her medical training at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. She recently joined Western Connecticut Medical Group after practicing in New York City for the last five years. Krstic was an attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital, and an internist/primary care physician in the Outpatient Clinic.
Steller was recently honored with Connecticut’s 2019 Centers for Disease Control Childhood Immunization Champion Award and was recognized for leading public health and immunizations efforts for newborns at Norwalk Hospital. Prior to being appointed patient care director of Maternal/Child Health at Norwalk Hospital, Steller was the clinical educator and perinatal safety nurse at Norwalk Hospital. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Fairfield University.
This presentation is part of the “Get Well, Stay Well” health literacy series presented by Wilton Library and Western Connecticut Health Network.
“We are delighted to partner with Western Connecticut Health Network to provide these important health education programs to the community,” said Elaine Tai-Lauria, executive director of Wilton Library. For information, directions or to register for this program, visit the library’s website or call 203.762.6334.