2017-05-10 / News

Lifestyle & Health topic of community seminar

WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center and the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division will sponsor a community mini-medical school program titled Your Lifestyle and Your Health.

The seminar will be held on Tuesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center on the Berkeley Medical Center campus. The discussion will focus on learning more about food as it relates to health and how preparing healthy food can help improve your health.

Rosemarie Cannarella Lorenzetti, MD, MPH, board certified family medicine and professor with the WVU School of Medicine, will be the guest speaker. Dr. Cannarella Lorenzetti, who also serves as the associate dean for the WVU School of Medicine Eastern Division, will be joined by the MedCHEFS, third year medical students, who will perform cooking demonstrations.

Registration for the minimedical school program and the Eastern Pylons History of Medicine lecture begins at 6:15 p.m. This month’s pylon lecture, History of Anatomy and Human Dissection, will begin at 6:30 p.m. featuring Jan Kletter, MD, board certified general surgeon and assistant professor at the WVU School of Medicine. The minimedical school program will follow at 7 p.m.

The mini-medical school program is being offered free to the public as a community service of WVU Medicine University Healthcare and the WVU Health Sciences Center Eastern Division. The pylon lecture series has been made possible in part by a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council.

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