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YMCA of South Florida Holds ‘Women Know Y’ Health Matters Event

Top physicians from Cleveland Clinic Florida offered valuable insights into vital health issues.

Health Matters, an event organized by the community of women known as ‘Women Know Y,’ was recently hosted to bring together leading physicians from Cleveland Clinic Florida to discuss women’s health. The event proved to be a great success, with over 100 women in attendance at the Tower Club in Fort Lauderdale, gaining valuable insights from the physicians on health issues that are vital to them.

Over 100 women attended a captivating and enlightening presentation and Q&A session sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Florida at the Tower Club in Fort Lauderdale during the’ Women Know Y’ Health Matters event. The event featured top physicians from Cleveland Clinic Florida, including Dr. Michael Sprague, M.D., department chair-minimally invasive gynecologic surgery; Adria Suarez Mora, M.D., gynecologic oncologist; urologist Sneha Vaish, M.D.; breast surgeon Margaret Thompson, M.D.; and plastic surgeon Marlin Newman, M.D, who discussed health topics that matter most to women. 

Women Know Y are like-minded leaders who champion the YMCA of South Florida’s initiatives through active volunteerism, rewarding events, networking and enriching friendships. The YMCA of South Florida is dedicated to strengthening the community by offering over 200 programs that cater to individuals from six months old to 100 years old.

Photo caption: Cleveland Clinic Florida physicians Dr. Michael Sprague, department chair-minimally invasive gynecologic surgery; Margaret Thompson, M.D.; urologist Sneha Vaish, M.D.; Adria Suarez Mora, M.D., gynecologic oncologist; YMCA of South Florida President and CEO Sheryl Woods; Marlin Newman, M.D. plastic surgeon

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

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Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.