The Frank Egan Memorial Lecture Series Spring 2019

Health, Physical Education and Dance and Health Services

The Frank Egan Memorial Health Lecture Series, Spring 2019

Sponsors: Department of Health Physical Education and Dance and the Office of Health Services
Coordinators: Dr. Andrea Salis, Chair, Aviva Geismar, Professor and Ms. Isabel Hocevar, R.N., Director of Health Services

All lectures held on Wednesdays from 12:10 to 1:00pm in RFK Hall room G201/202 unless noted.

Frank Egan Memorial Health Lecture Series table
Date Topic Presenter
February 20

Stress Management with Massage and Acupressure Points to Increase Clarity and Focus for Success
(Class will cover self-care techniques with acupressure points to manage stress, movement
meditation and mindfulness. Please come ready to work on yourself with loose fitting clothing and open mind.)

Prof. Rezan Akpinar, MS, DDS, LAC, LMT

February 27 Bridging the Gap between Cancer and a Cure

Natasha Mincy, Icla DaSilva Foundation

March 06 Diabetes Prevention, Risks and Dangers

Prof. Mary Ann Rosa, MSN, COS-C, GNP-BC, CDE, DNP-S
QCC Nursing Department

March 13 Financial Health Professor Ben Murolo, CPA, MBA, CMB
March 13 Empower Yourself During a Crisis  1:00 - 1:45pm

Laura Wu

March 20 Lecture on Prediabetes Prof. Mary Ann Rosa, MSN, COS-C, GNP-BC, CDE, DNP-S
QCC Nursing Department
March 27

Eastern Principles for Longevity and Wellbeing
(Class will cover Acupressure Points as well as lifestyle 
and dietary guidelines from an Eastern point of view.) 

Prof. Rezan Akpinar, MS, DDS, LAC, LMT

Thursday,
March 28
Annual Fall Blood Drive – Student Union Upper level,
10:00am - 4:00pm
Isabel Hocevar, RN & New York Blood Center
April 03 Undergraduate and Graduate Student Experiences in Public Health Programs  
12pm  - Oakland Dining Room

Dr. Anuradha Srivastava, Dr. Andrea Salis and Sarbani Ghoshal

April 03 Education and Career Opportunities in Public Health
1pm - Oakland Dining Room
Dr. Anuradha Srivastava, Dr. Andrea Salis and Sarbani Ghoshal
April 10 Mindfulness for Greater Calm and Resilience  Carla Leone  
April 17 Annual Spring Wellness Festival - Student Union – Upper Level
11:00am – 3:00pm
Isabel Hocevar, R.N.
May 01 Opportunities in Emergency Medical Services  Stephen Whitlock
May 08 Know the Risks and Deadly Outcomes of Drugs, Opiates and Alcohol Abuse Linda Woodard, BS, CASAC-T - Outreach

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