February 6, 2014
Office of the Director, NICHD; Spelman College
Spelman College, Camille Olivia Hanks, Ed. D. Academic Center, Atlanta, Georgia
The NICHD and Spelman College are co-sponsoring the Wellness Revolution Summit 2014: Power Up! to will bring together leading researchers, innovative thinkers, and women's health and wellness advocates to share data on nutrition, physical activity, and overall wellness. The Spelman Wellness Revolution aims to improve the health and wellness of members of the community at this historically black college for women by addressing the disproportionately high rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes among African Americans, particularly among women.
Summit goals include:
NICHD Director Dr. Alan Guttmacher and Deputy Director Dr. Yvonne Maddox will both be speaking at the summit, in addition to Dr. Beverly Tatum, President of Spelman College. For details, see the complete agenda.
Registration is free, and the summit is open to the public, but tickets are limited.
If you have questions about the event, please contact Lisa Jordre.