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OLLI Members Encouraged to Attend FREE Inaugural UC Davis Health Wellness Academy

Saturdays, October 14 through November 4

The 2023 UC Davis Health Wellness Academy provides an opportunity to hear national and worldwide authorities in wellness discuss current subjects that can help you make decisions in living your best and healthiest life. Professors, scientists, and other leading experts will speak on areas affecting wellbeing, such as movement and resilience, healthy eating and agriculture, the microbiome and mindset:
  • Introduction to Wellness – Scott Fishman, M.D.
  • Our Microbiome – Maria Marco, Ph.D.
  • Busy but Fit – Brandee Waite, M.D.
  • The “How” and “Why” of Fitness – Judd Van Sickle, M.S., M.B.A.
  • Improving Diet for Disease Prevention: A Focus on Cancer – Gerardo Mackenzie, Ph.D.
  • Empowered Eating: The Intersection of Agriculture and Individual Wellness – Skyler Hanka, MSc, NBC-HWC
  • Exercise and Nutrition to Extend an Active Life – Keith Baar, Ph.D.
  • Supplements: Who Needs Them? – Robert Bonakdar, M.D.
  • Primary Care Physician Perspective: What I Didn’t Learn in Medical School but I Learned From My Patients – Victor Baquero, M.D.
  • A Personal Approach to Wellness and the Environment – Craig McNamara
  • Mind-Body Medicine: Tools for a Well Mind and Body – Michelle Dossett, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Using a Wellness Lens to Address the Planet’s Wicked Problems – Jonna Mazet, D.V.M. 
Offered by UC Davis Health, each virtual session will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT on Saturdays, October 14 through November 4.

Click here to learn more and register for the free series.