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Recent Health education Events

Nutrition Consultation
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 
The Health and Wellness Committee sponsored 25 minute one-on-one nutrition consultations with Kristin Hoppe, a Certified Nutrition Consultant, Educator, and Natural Chef. More information:

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss as it Relates to Dentistry
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 
Dr. Rupa Balachandran and Dr. Kristin Hallstrom taught participants how prolonged occupational noise exposure can have a damaging effect on the inner ear, causing an irreversible loss of hearing and/or tinnitus.

Tai Chi
Fridays, May 8 - 29, 2015 
Instructor Nathan Ng taught participants the beautiful, gentle, and flowing movements of the enjoyable and deeply relaxing art of Tai Chi. The 4-week Tai Chi series was easy to learn, effective and promoted general health and well-being. To learn more about Nathan's program, visit his website:

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Presnted by Helen Ye, MS, LAc
Presentation materials: Acupuncture FAQs, About the Presenter

Ergonomic Stretching Class
Presented by Performance Based Ergonomics
Presentation material: Various Stretches

Nutrition Lecture
Presented by Sharon Meyer, Nutritionist   
Presentation material: Recipes by Sharon Meyer

Bike to Work Day Breakfast
Presented by the Health & Wellness Committee
Useful Links: Bike to Work Day Website, Bike Security Information, Bike Safety Information 

Women's Health Week: Women's Health Seminar
Presented by Cathy Rasmusson, MHA  

How to Bike Anywhere in San Francisco
Presented by the San Francisco Bike Coalition

Employee Perks — February 2011
Presented by the Health & Wellness Committee

World Cancer Day Presentation
Presented by Drs. William Carpenter, Nejat Duzgunes, Nasser Said-Al-Naief and Benjamin Zeitlin

Diabetes Awareness
Presented by Barbara Liepman, RN, MS, CDE

Cancer Awareness Presentation
Presented by Lisa Bellini, Wellness Specialist, Hills Physicians

Omega-3: Sounds Fishy to Me
Presented by Pacific faculty member Dr. Noelle Santucci, this lecture covered the benefits of Omega-3.

Heart Health
Presented by Lisa Bellini, Wellness Specialist, Hills Physicians.
Presentation materials: Heart Health Presentation: The Beat Goes On