Raising Indy’s Healthy Kids

October 30th — Raising children has never been easy, but today it seems that the challenge of raising a healthy child is very complicated. Childhood obesity, sedentary obsessions such as video games and unhealthy food are a few of the many issues that we must grapple with as families, as society and as a community.

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Controversial Israeli historian Ilan Pappé

Dr. Pappé is professor of history and the director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. He is the author of several books, including, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine and most recently, The Idea of Israel: A History of Power and Knowledge.

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Community Health and Wellness Fair

The fair will feature a host of vendors, free OraQuick HIV testing and health screenings, giveaways, as well as live cooking demos from Ivy Tech’s culinary arts students. Local community leaders and activists will participate in a panel discussion titled ‘A Community Disease’ where the exponential effects of a positive HIV diagnosis on the entire community will be discussed.

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New Directions in Medical Education

August 16th — Join faculty and students from Indianapolis' newest medical school to discuss the national physician shortage, the field of osteopathic medicine, the experience of being a first year medical student, and the practice of primary care in the 21st century.

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Coming Back with Wes Moore

Join WFYI for a screening of Coming Back with Wes Moore, a PBS program on servicemembers’ transition home, including the challenges of Post-Traumatic Stress. A discussion with U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly to follow the screening.

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A tale of two illnesses

November 5th — Why attend Michael Kempf's talk? There's more to mental illness than the sadness of Robin Williams; NAMI is a very important organization; It's tough to imagine tacking the problem of crime and violence in Indy without addressing issues of psychological well-being

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A Conversation on Global Health

Changes in national health policies are a hot topic in Indy - so let's keep the conversation going. You'll hear important perspectives from leaders at Partners in Health, Unite for Sight, AMPATH, and Eli Lilly in a panel discussion. Then you'll have an opportunity to ask questions of your own.

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The Great Sickness

May 21st — IUPUI cultural anthropologist Dr. Cusack-McVeigh will talk about “The Great Sickness,” one of several epidemics that hit Alaska Native villages around the turn of the twentieth century.

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