1st Support Group Meeting
Miami Ostomy Aftercare Program, Inc., launched its Support Group with its first meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the Jackson Memorial Hospital DTC #252. About 28 persons were in attendance, a nice combination of patients and medical professionals.
Rob Seaman, Secretary of Miami Ostomy Aftercare, (whose “day job” is with ConvaTec) was the master of ceremonies and led the introductions of attendees. MOA Vice President Ana Restrepo, B.S.N., R.N., C.W.O.N., with University of Miami Hospital, introduced the guest speaker whom she had invited, Crystal Rouhani, director of business development for Aventura Mall. Mrs. Rouhani spoke about being a care giver for her mother after her mother’s ostomy surgery. Founder/President Hal Spaet spoke personally to each person in attendance. Refreshments were provided.