July 21 Seminar: “A Nutritionist's View on Heart Disease and Obesity”

7/19/2005

July 21 Seminar: “A Nutritionist's View on Heart Disease and Obesity”

Tuskegee University Getting to the Heart of the Problem

College of Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Sciences (CAENS)
Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tuskegee, AL 36088

The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Tuskegee University has been hosting a series of seminars in Tuskegee and surrounding areas. The site for the second seminar is at Notasulga High School (Cafeteria) in Notasulga, AL on July 21, 2005 at 5:30 p.m. The speaker, Mrs. Parico Osby, MS, RD, a Nutritionist working in the Pike County area with the Cooperative Extension Service will present on “A Nutritionist”s View on Heart Disease and Obesity” and a special fitness demonstration will be conducted by Mrs. Karina Polen-Davis a certified fitness trainer and a graduate student in Nutrition at Tuskegee University.  Adults of all races and gender in the community are encouraged to attend.

This seminar series is sponsored by a grant received from The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHBLI) at the National Institutes of Health. They have selected the Deep South Partnership for Prevention of CVD Disparities which includes the University of Alabama-the majority serving institution, and a minority coalition including Tuskegee University, the Mineral District Medical Society (Birmingham Black Physicians group) and Cooper Green Hospital (Jefferson county-Birmingham) as one of its six Centers of Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.  Locally, we represent the Alabama Collaboration on Cardiovascular Equality or ACCE Project.  For further information please contact Mrs. Doris Hargrove Eaves at 334-727-8515 or Dr. Ralphenia D. Pace at 334-727-8323.  

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