Northwestern Events Calendar

Oct
20
2022

Lifestyle Medicine for Mental Health: Towards Health Equity

When: Thursday, October 20, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Registration required.

**ZOOM EVENT**

This presentation will discuss the intersection between mental health and lifestyle medicine and how to leverage a lifestyle medicine approach to support mental health and psychological wellbeing. The presentation will also discuss how the emerging field of lifestyle medicine can support a shift towards mental health equity.

Guest:
Alyssa Vela, PhD, DipACLM
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Alyssa Vela is a clinical health psychologist and board-certified Lifestyle Medicine provider. She works with the Cardiac Behavioral Medicine team at Northwestern's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute and is the co-chair of the Department of Surgery Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.

This webinar is co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Osher Center for Integrative Health at Northwestern University.

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