7th Annual Women’s Health and Fitness Day

Saturday, January 14
8:45 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Ypsilanti High School
2095 Packard Rd, Ypsilanti, MI (map)

Women’s Health and Fitness Day is a free one-day event organized by students at the University of Michigan Medical School and is open to everyone in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti community. This event serves as a way for local health professionals to reach out to the community and share their knowledge to help community members prevent illness and engage in healthful activities. Women’s Health and Fitness Day is free, but pre-registration online is recommended.

The event includes a variety of hour-long workshops to choose from, each led by a representative from the University of Michigan Health System or a local health professional, as well as a keynote speech from Dr. Bethany Sallinen, healthy food options for a complimentary breakfast and lunch, and raffle prizes.

Workshops will be presented on a variety of topics relevant to women’s health, including Breast Cancer: Knowing and Minizing YOUR Risk, Improving Your Memory, Yoga for Energy, Women’s Sexual Health, Healthy Eating on a Frugal Budget, the Science Behind Fad Diets, Lesbian and Bisexual Healthcare, Menopause: Surviving or Thriving, and more! See the event schedule for more details.  Keynote speaker Dr. Bethany Sallinen is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases and the Division of Child Behavioral Health at the University of Michigan; her research interests include treatment and prevention of pediatric obesity, psychosocial issues and family functioning in pediatric obesity, and health promotion.

For more information visit the WHFD website or contact Aimee Rolston: aimeerol@umich.edu.

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