Enmarket and Healthy Savannah are pleased to announce the speakers for the 2018 Encourage Health Education Series, which will begin in April and end in October.
The series will feature four lunchtime presentations from respected experts who will share insights on nutrition and fitness plus general tips for healthy living.
Each presentation is free and open to the public.
Speakers for the series and their dates, each of them on a Tuesday, include:
– April 17: Luke Curtsinger III MD on Blue Zone, Loop It Up Savannah
Dr. Luke Curtsinger is a highly experienced plastic surgeon and has performed well over 20,000 operations on both children and adults. Dr. Curtsinger is the current President-Elect of the Georgia Medical Society and practices out of Savannah Plastic Surgery.
– June 26: Dr. Evelyn Higgins, DC on Prescription for Life 4 Pillars of Health, Flux Nourishment Community
Dr. Evelyn Higgins is an international expert on fitness, diet, health and wellness. Dr. Higgins trademark “4 Pillars of Health” looks at health as more than the absence of disease by investigating the physical, emotional, intellectual as well as spiritual elements of a person.
– August 28: Janet McCarthy on Fitness in the Work Place, Savannah Derby Devils
Janet McCarthy has a Bachelor of Science degree in communications with a health science focus from Georgia Southern University. Ms. McCarthy is certified by Interactive Fitness Trainers of America in personal training, aqua aerobics, and Spin.
– October 30: Marija Djekic-Ivankovic, PhD on Bone Health Safe Guards, Chatham County 4-H Club
Dr. Marija Djekic-Ivankovic is an academic with extensive background in pharmacology, biochemistry and nutrition, including over 10-years of experience in the design and execution of molecular, preclinical and clinical research studies.
During each presentation, a local nonprofit organization will be presented a $1,000 Encourage Health grant to support their programs promoting healthy living, active lifestyles or nutritional education. The selected benefiting nonprofit organizations include Loop It Up Savannah, Flux Nourishment, Savannah Derby Devils, & Chatham County 4-H.
This marks the fifth year for the Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series conducted in partnership with Healthy Savannah, Sandfly Family Dental, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Clover Health, Hoist Water, Savannah Morning News and Savannah Magazine.
Each of the presentations in the 2018 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Demere Center for the Living, located at 6000 Business Center Dr, Savannah, GA 31405.
To RSVP for the lectures, visit http://healthysavannah.org/2017-encourage-health-series/.