Rollins Program to Focus on Brain Health

brain health seminar graphicLiving a Brain Healthy Lifestyle will be the focus of the next session of the Rollins Center for Health Innovation’s 2015 Health Forum Lecture Series at 7 p.m., May 18 at the Bush Auditorium in the Bush Science Center at Rollins College.

Speakers will share information on ways to maximize brain health over a lifetime making use of nutrition, physical activity, positive attitude and social connections. Participants will get to join in a variety of brain challenges and will leave with practical strategies they can apply immediately to help live a brain healthy lifestyle.

The moderator for the event is Chet Evans, MS, DPM, Executive Director, Rollins Center for Health Innovation.

Panelists include:

  • Marcus Conyers, MSc, Co-founder and Director of Communications for the Center for Innovative Education and Prevention and developer of the BrainSMART HealthWise® program,
  • Beverly Engel, MA, MS, who has designed and implemented innovative training and educational programs in geriatrics, developed and managed an adult day health center, and served as program coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association in Central and North Florida, and
  • Courtney Mosser, RD, CSO, LD, Board Certified Oncology Dietitian at Florida Hospital Celebration Health who manages inpatient nutrition, and who counsels other oncology and wellness patients in outpatient settings and provides lectures on nutrition and brain health.

Supported with a $20,000 grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF), the Hamilton Holt School series includes four community forums addressing health topics and issues that affect residents of Winter Park, Maitland, Eatonville, and other neighboring communities in Central Florida.

Click here to learn more about the Health Forum series.