Virtual Health and Wellness Center at Adelphi University, Long Island, NY


Past Health and Wellness Events

Dietary Supplements for Health and Wellness: From A to Zinc
October 14, 2014
Cory Davidson ’03, M.A. in Exercise Science
Manager, Nutrition Research at NBTY, Inc., Ronkonkoma, NY
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Is Your Desk a Pain in the Neck? Strategies for Managing Neck and Back Discomfort
September 16, 2014
Michael Camp, DPT, CSCS, PES, of Bethpage Physical Therapy

Reducing Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease—An Update
March 11, 2014
Barbara J. George, Ed.D., M.S.N., R.N., RCEP, Director, Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at SUNY at Stony Brook

Balance Intervention and Strategies to Reduce the Risk of Falling
February 11, 2014
John Petrizzo, DPT, Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science, Health Studies, Physical Education and Sport Management

Strategic Use of Electronic Resources to Meet Your Wellness Needs
December 10, 2013
Kadi Bliss, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Exercise Science, Health Studies, Physical Education and Sport Management

Get Moving! Walking for Health and Fitness
November 12, 2013
Adult Fitness/Human Performance Lab Staff, Department of Exercise Science, Health Studies, Physical Education and Sport Management

The Anonymous People Documentary
October 21, 2013
A documentary screening in recognition of National Alcohol Awareness Week

Recommendations for Health Screenings, Vaccines and Disease Prevention Strategies
September 17, 2013
Jamie Yedowitz-Freeman, D.O., Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital

Wellness Awareness Day
April 17, 2013
Various events around campus gave the Adelphi Community an opportunity to explore wellness topics, get an exercise assessment, take part in an outdoor yoga or pilates class and more!  

Update on Diabetes-A Physician’s Perspective
April 16, 2013
This is a discussion with Neha Bansel, M.D., Winthrop Internal Medical Associates, about the latest treatments and prevention for diabetes.

Tips for Getting the Most Fun and Fitness Out of Group Exercise Classes
March 19, 2013
Jessica Marra ‘06, M.A. ‘07, and Stefanie Rude from the Department of Exercise Science, Health Studies, Physical Education and Sports Management

Common Injuries and Current Treatment Options for the Recreational Athlete
February 12, 2013
Christopher M. Breen, RPA-C, Assistant to the Team Physician,
Dr. Mark Grossman, Adelphi University Physician Assistant, Winthrop Orthopedic Associates, PC

Sleep Awareness...Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
February 1, 2013
Adelphi Health Services Center provided information related to sleep disturbances and screening tools.

Exercise for the Prevention and Management of Osteoporosis
December 11, 2012
Speaker: John W. Wygand,
Director, Institute of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness

How to Age Healthfully: A Nuts 'n' Bolts Approach to Healthy Living
November 13, 2012
Speaker: Helen C. Ballestas, Ph.D., R.N., ANP-BC, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing Course Coordinator: MED-SURG I–II

Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle from The Cooking Cardiologist
October 9, 2012
Kevin P. Marzo, M.D. FACC Chief of Cardiology
Winthrop University Hospital's Institute for Heart Care

Diabetes Self Management and Lifestyle Strategies
September 11, 2012
Mary Ellen Willen, A1C Champions Program Sanofi

3rd Annual Health Fair: Make A Difference!
April 11, 2012

Exercise at Your Desk
December 6, 2011
American Heart Association Speaker

A Mindfulness-Based Approach to Stress Reduction
February 8, 2011
with Jonathan Jackson, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Psychological Services at the Derner Institute.
This talk will introduce you to mindfulness, the practice of developing heightened awareness of your thoughts and actions in the present,without judgment. Mindfulness practice has been shown through clinical research to reduce stress; ease afflictive emotions such as anxiety, depression, and anger; relieve physical pain; and help regulate compulsive behaviors such as overeating.

Practical Tips for a Healthy Back
December 14, 2010
Kevin Curley, M.D., Winthrop Internal Medical Associates, P.C.

Taking on Childhood Obesity One Pound at a Time
October 12, 2010
Laura Walsh, M.A., Winthrop Pediatrics, Winthrop University Hospital

Walking for Health and Fitness
November 11, 2010
Adult Fitness/Human Performance Lab Staff

Calories in—Calories Out—The Role of Exercise in Weight Control
September 16, 2010
Melvin Sam, M.S.

An Overview and Demonstration of Qigong—Combinations of Slow Gentle Movements, Breathing Techniques and Focused Intentions That May Benefit Your Health
May 4, 2010
Meryl Harmon-Halem, Lcsw-R, Lmft, Dcsw, Bcd, Ma, Bayside Medical Arts Center

Breast Cancer—Environmental Influences
April 6, 2010
Caroline Mulcahy C.S.W.
Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program
Adelphi University, School of Social Work

Strategies for Prevention and Management of Heart Disease—Special Considerations for Women
March 9, 2010
Kevin P. Marzo, M.D., FACC, Chief of Cardiology, Winthrop University Hospital’s Institute For Heart Care

Traditional Chinese Medicine—Information for the Healthcare Consumer
February 9, 2010
Stephen Jackowicz, M.Ac. L.Ac., Ph.D.
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