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Your Health Lecture Series

The Your Health Lecture Series is a collaborative community event sponsored by Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and its community partners throughout the state. 

See sidebar for upcoming lectures. All events are free and open to the public.

Questions? Call 616-234-2613.

 

A Primer: Medical Ethics, Palliative Care and Fall Risks

Thursday, February 21 at 7 PM
Calvin College Chapel Sanctuary
1795 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids

Join Dr. John W. Hamersma for an informative conversation about palliative care. You'll learn about:
• A brief review of medical ethics and the value of life
• The principles of palliative care – what it is and what it is not
• Reducing fall risks at home through simple screenings and exercise to increase strength and balance

Click here to RSVP or call 616.234.2613

John W. Hamersma, MD
Family Practice Physician, Grand Valley Medical Specialists, PLC
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Calvin College, Spectrum Health and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

Childhood Obesity: Understanding the Nature of the Problem and its Solutions

Thursday, March 7 at 7pm
Aquinas College, Wege Center Loutit Room
1700 Fulton Street E, Grand Rapids

Join Angela Andrews, MD, and Amy Bragagnini, registered dietitian, for an informative conversation about childhood obesity. You’ll learn about:
  • The prevalence of childhood obesity and factors contributing to its rising rate
  • Short-term and long-term consequences of childhood obesity
  • How parents can help children develop a healthy lifestyle and build healthy eating habits
Click here to RSVP or call 616.234.2613

Angela Andrews, MD
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Physician, Mercy Health Physician Partners
Clinical Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Amy Bragagnini MS, RD, CSO
Registered Dietitian, Mercy Health

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Aquinas College, Mercy Health and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

 

A Primer: Medical Ethics, Palliative Care and Fall Risks
Thursday, February 21 at 7 PM, Calvin College

Childhood Obesity: Understanding the Nature of the Problem and its Solutions
Thursday, March 7 at 7pm, Aquinas College