Lecture: "StrongWomen: Exercise, Nutrition, and Optimal Health"

Miriam E. Nelson, PhD, Professor, Founder and Director, StrongWomen Initiative, will present URI's annual Annual Schweers Lecture on Women and Health. Nelson will speak about: "StrongWomen: Exercise, Nutrition, and Optimal Health."

Nelson is an acclaimed advocate for women’s health, author of the best-selling "STRONG WOMEN" book series, and Director of the John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. For the past 15 years, she has been the principal investigator on a range of important studies into exercise and nutrition.

A visionary researcher with an infectious enthusiasm for a topic that has received too little attention: women’s strength and its relationship to overall health.

This event is sponsored by: The President's Office, CELS, HSS, The Deans of A & S, Gender and Women's Studies, The College of Nursing, Women's Athletics, The Women's Center, University Health Services, Student Activities, and Physical Therapy.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Swan Hall, Auditorium
60 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA


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