2017 Speakers and Nonprofits Named for Encourage Health Education Series
Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Enmarket and Healthy Savannah are pleased to announce the speakers for the 2017 Encourage Health Education Series, which will begin in April and end in October.
The series will feature four lunchtime presentations from respected experts who will share insights on nutrition and fitness plus general tips for healthy living.
Each presentation is free and open to the public.
Speakers for the series and their dates, each of them on a Tuesday, include:
- April 25: Howard Morrison will present “The Golden Healers: A Study of Ginger and Turmeric’s Effect on Health.” Morrison is a founding partner of Savannah-based Verdant Kitchen, a gourmet and wellness company focused on the ginger and turmeric family of spices.
- June 27: Dr. Robert Rollings will present “7 Ways Your Heart Health is Linked to a Healthy Lifestyle.” Dr. Rollings is cardiologist certified in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology who has completed a fellowship in cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases. He practices at Memorial Savannah Cardiology.
- August 22: Dr. Patricia Stewart and Margaret L. Clay will present “AROMATHERAPY: How are Essential Oils Making a Place in Healthcare?” Stewart is a psychologist and professional clinical counselor. Margaret Clay is a certified life coach with more than 20 years of experience in providing experiential learning for clients of all ages for the purpose of self-development, team development and leadership development.
- October 24: Davana Pilczuk, PhD, an expert in the field of human performance with Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace, will present “Stress and Sleep: The Forgotten Keys to Health.” Pilczuk manages the corporate-wide ergonomics program for Gulfstream. Before coming to Gulfstream, she lived in the United Kingdom and worked as a sports psychology and fitness consultant for the British National Swim Team. She also taught for seven years at Auburn University in the kinesiology department.
During each presentation, a local nonprofit organization will be presented a $1,000 Encourage Health grant to support their programs promoting healthy living, active lifestyles or nutritional education. The selected benefiting nonprofit organizations include Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, The Living Vine, Savannah Striders and Savannah Urban Garden Alliance.
This marks the fourth year for the enmarket Encourage Health Education Series conducted in partnership with Healthy Savannah, Sandfly Family Dental, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Hoist Water, Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine and GPB Savannah – WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9.
Each of the presentations in the 2017 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series will take place at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
To RSVP for the lectures, visit http://healthysavannah.org/2017-encourage-health-series/.