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Healthy Woman 2017 Empowered for Life
Wellness Inside and Out: is the theme for 2017. It is not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority. It's necessary. Take time with us to focus on you. Learn a new way to improve your well-being that will make you stronger and better prepared to help others.

Open your conference day with the GirlTrek Walk, a one mile loop around the campus. If you plan to participate, please come appropriately dressed. There will be a panel discussion addressing the importance of movement, proper nutrition, oral health, women's health, mental health and healthy relationships.
There are exciting small group workshops from which to choose. Some are back due to popular demand.

Shoe Drive - You can participate in an Environmental Ownership health activity by bringing gently used or new shoes to recycle and help declutter your environment.

School Supply Drive – You can participate in the 1908 One Million Backpacks Drive by donating a backpack and/or school supplies for any of the K – 12 grades and enrich the life of a school student.

HIV/HCV. Philadelphia Fight, provides comprehensive AIDS service. Look for them at this 2017 conference. If you would like to be tested, get Confidential FREE testing for HIV and Hepatitis C will be offered. Testing is confidential. Attendance at the HIV small group session is not required for testing. If you wish to be tested, please let Registration know when you check in for the conference

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 7, 2017


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7:30 am GirlTrek Walk – One-mile loop around the campus

8:30 am Registration

  • TED TALK video

9 am Welcome

  • Pastor Hyacinth Bobb Grannum, DD
  • Kathleen Christophe, MD, MPH, FACOG
  • Robyn R. Jones, MD, AKA President

9:15–10:30 am Wellness Inside and Out – Panel Discussion

    • Charles Altman, MD – Brain Health
    • Harold Arnold, PhD, and Dahlia Arnold, CPA - Healthy Relationships
    • Carlie Kamnik, RD, LDN – Nutrition
    • Emilie Larrazabal, DMD – Oral Health
    • Gail McFadden Roberts – Exercise
    • Lynda Thomas-Mabine, MD – Gynecology

10:45 – 11:30 AM Session 1 choices

    • See, Touch, Smell – Life with Dementia (Virtual Tour), Artis Senior Living of Huntingdon Valley
    • Look at the Label – Keys to Healthy Eating, Lauren Dvorak, RD, LDN
    • Maintain a Healthy Mind, Charles Altman, MD, psychiatry
    • Don’t Suffer in Silence – Managing Fibroids and Menstrual Disorders, Lynda Thomas-Mabine, MD, FACOG
    • A Natural "Do" for a Natural You – Hair Care, Michelle Tollen of Au Naturale and Natasha Somalia of Covered Salon

11:45 AM– 12:30 PM Session 2 Choices

    • See, Touch, Smell – Life with Dementia (Virtual Tour), Artis Senior Living of Huntingdon Valley
    • HIV—What You Should Know, Gregg Alleyne, MD, FACOG, gynecology(Testing by Philadelphia Fight, comprehensive AIDS service agency)
    • Caring for Chronic Conditions - Kristi Johnson, DO, and Nicole Davis, MD, Family Medicine
    • Smart Phone Use for Better Health, Wilbert Warren, MD, FACP
    • Why Integrate? Integrating Conventional and Complementary Medicine, Robyn R. Jones, MD, FACOG

12:45 – 1 pm Closing

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