Friday, April 29, 2016

All About Alumni: Breaking Into the World of Health and Wellness with Tarah Chieffi

Even after you’ve discovered that you want to spend your life helping others find true health and wellness, the vast number of career paths can seem overwhelming! After deciding to return to school to receive her master’s degree at Hawthorn University, HU graduate Tarah Chieffi didn’t know exactly what she wanted to do when she graduated. Tarah just knew she had a passion for nutrition and inspiring others to be healthier. There are many health and wellness careers to choose from, and in this presentation you will learn the steps you can take right now, even while you are still in school, to home in one your career path and get noticed in the world of health and wellness.

Hawthorn University’s All About Alumni Graduate Webinar Series welcomes Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education graduate (2015) Tarah Chieffi for Breaking Into the World of Health and Wellness, Wednesday, May 4th at 12 PM PST / 3 PM EST.

Tarah Chieffi is a writer, health and fitness fanatic and nutrition educator in the Louisville and Southern Indiana area. Her first book, The Everything Paleo Pregnancy Book, is available through Amazon and in bookstores nationwide. On her blog, What I Gather, she shares real food recipes and healthy living tips and her group and one-on-one coaching focuses on real, minimally processed foods. She is a freelance contributor for local and national publications, including Southern Indiana Fitness Source and POPSUGAR. You can learn more at http://www.whatigather.com.


The Hawthorn University All About Alumni Graduate Webinar Series is presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 12 PM PST / 3 PM EST.


Tarah Chieffi, MHNE Graduate 2015

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Rethinking Osteoporosis 2016: What’s New and Clinically Relevant with Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD, CNS

It’s time to rethink what we have heard about osteoporosis with Dr. Susan Brown! This presentation will encourage critical new rethinking of old assumptions about bone health and bone weakness, provide new insights into the nature and mechanisms of osteoporosis and osteopenia, and instill an appreciation for a comprehensive, whole-body approach to osteoporosis prevention and treatment.  

Hawthorn University Holistic Health and Nutrition Webinar Series presents Rethinking Osteoporosis 2016: What’s New and Clinically Relevant with Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD, CNS, Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST.

A medical anthropologist and certified nutritionist, Dr. Susan E. Brown has consulted widely on socioeconomic, cultural, educational and health issues. She has taught in North and South American universities and has authored numerous academic and popular articles.

Dr. Brown received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1972 and is the recipient of two Fulbright-Hays Scholar Awards, and an Organization of American States Research Fellowship. She is also a member of Sigma Xi, the honorary Scientific Research Organization of North America. 

Currently, Dr. Brown directs the Better Bones Foundation and the Center for Better Bones in Syracuse, NY, conducting primary research, lectures on osteoporosis prevention and reversal, and teaching the use of a holistic, natural program for the regeneration of bone health. The Center for Better Bones provides consulting, education, research, and lecture services for health professionals and the public. Since 2008, Dr. Brown has partnered with Women’s Health Network in Portland, ME, to create the world’s most informative bone health website, http://www.betterbones.com.

Join us 10 minutes early at 3:50 PM PST / 6:50 PM EST for our pre-webinar Holistic Heath News updates and announcements segment.


Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD, CNS


Thursday, April 21, 2016

Miss Physical Observations of Nutrient Deficiencies Part 2?

Did you miss part two of Donna Wild's presentation on Physical Observations of Nutrient Deficiencies:  Skin, Nails and Tongue? It is now available for you to view in our webinar archives at the link below. Fingernails and skin can be a potent indicator of a client's nutritional status.  Ridges, spots and other abnormalities of the nails are reflective of certain diseases and nutritional deficiencies.  Help your clients have healthy nails and skin with an improvement of their overall health. 

This webinar covers:
the physiology of the nails as a assessment tool;
specific nutritional deficiencies contributing to abnormalities in the nails;
skin signs and other symptoms for each nutrient deficient;
food sources and properties of the individual nutrients;
specific nutritional, herbal and dietary recommendations to support the respective underlying dystrophy.
  
Hawthorn University Holistic Health and Nutrition Webinar Series presents Physical Observations of Nutrient Deficiencies:  Skin, Nails and Tongue:  Part 2 with Donna Wild.

For more than 30 years Donna Wild has studied, practiced and taught holistic health to doctors and laymen. In the process, she has written, published, broadcasted and lectured extensively on natural restorative methods for human and animal health. In 2012, the book Ms. Wild wrote and titled The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies was published and released. Currently Ms. Wild owns and runs Unique Perspective in Loveland, Colorado where she has a private practice, working as a consultant, lecturer and author. In her backyard, Donna raises laying hens and honey bees and lovingly tends to her organic vegetable, fruit and herb gardens.

View the recording (as well as part one) here: http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/WEBINAR-Archives/

Donna Wild

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Physical Observations of Nutrient Deficiencies: Skin, Nails and Tongue: Part 2 with Donna Wild

Fingernails and skin can be a potent indicator of a client's nutritional status.  Ridges, spots and other abnormalities of the nails are reflective of certain diseases and nutritional deficiencies.  Help your clients have healthy nails and skin with an improvement of their overall health.  This webinar will cover:

the physiology of the nails as a assessment tool;
specific nutritional deficiencies contributing to abnormalities in the nails;
skin signs and other symptoms for each nutrient deficient;
food sources and properties of the individual nutrients;
specific nutritional, herbal and dietary recommendations to support the respective underlying dystrophy.

Hawthorn University Holistic Health and Nutrition Webinar Series presents Physical Observations of Nutrient Deficiencies:  Skin, Nails and Tongue:  Part 2 with Donna Wild, Tuesday April 19th, 2016 at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST.

For more than 30 years Donna Wild has studied, practiced and taught holistic health to doctors and laymen. In the process, she has written, published, broadcasted and lectured extensively on natural restorative methods for human and animal health. In 2012, the book Ms. Wild wrote and titled The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies was published and released. Currently Ms. Wild owns and runs Unique Perspective in Loveland, Colorado where she has a private practice, working as a consultant, lecturer and author. In her backyard, Donna raises laying hens and honey bees and lovingly tends to her organic vegetable, fruit and herb gardens.

Join us 10 minutes early at 3:50 PM PST / 6:50 PM EST for our pre-webinar announcements segment and interview with Donna Wild.

RSVP: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8306862398800503556

Donna Wild



Thursday, April 7, 2016

Did You Miss Physical Observations of Nutrient Deficiencies: Skin, Nails and Tongue?

Did you miss Donna Wild's webinar presentation Physical Observations of Nutrient Deficiencies: Skin, Nails and Tongue - Part One?  The webinar recording is now available for you to review, just follow the link below.  Did you know that looking closely at the tongue can be a very helpful health assessment tool?  Subtle changes in the color, shape or coating of the tongue can reveal specific dystrophy of tissue, organs or systems in the body. Even cracks, fissures and dimples on the tongue’s surface can disclose subclinical deficiencies and conditions before they become full blown health problems. 

This webinar focuses on the tongue and covers:
The physiology of the tongue as a diagnostic instrument;
Specific nutritional deficiencies contributing to abnormalities in the tongue; 
Other signs and symptoms of nutrient deficiency;
Food sources and properties of individual nutrients;
Specific nutritional, herbal and dietary recommendations to support underlying dystrophy.
  
For more than 30 years Donna Wild has studied, practiced and taught holistic health to doctors and laymen. In the process, she has written, published, broadcasted and lectured extensively on natural restorative methods for human and animal health. In 2012, the book Ms. Wild wrote and titled The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies was published and released. Currently Ms. Wild owns and runs Unique Perspective in Loveland, Colorado where she has a private practice, working as a consultant, lecturer and author. In her backyard, Donna raises laying hens and honey bees and lovingly tends to her organic vegetable, fruit and herb gardens.


Donna Wild


Friday, April 1, 2016

All About Alumni: Helping Youth Achieve a Healthy Weight with Holistic Nutrition with Laurie Ellis

Hawthorn University invites MHNE program graduate Laurie Ellis for the All About Alumni presentation Helping Youth Achieve a Healthy Weight with Holistic Nutrition, Wednesday April 6th, 2016 at 12 PM PST / 3 PM EST. Join Laurie and learn how she blended holistic nutrition into her nursing career to develop an effective pediatric weight management program. Find out how this program became adopted as a state wide obesity treatment program in Wyoming, and how Laurie plans to help other rural states utilize the program.

Laurie Ellis is a health and nutrition educator. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of Wyoming and recently earned a master’s degree in health and nutrition education from Hawthorn University. Laurie has twenty-six years of experience as a health educator. Fifteen of these years have been working with the pediatric population.

Laurie has enjoyed a wide variety of accomplishments during her twenty-six year career as a health educator. She has developed a variety of disease management programs, and health and wellness programs.

Laurie is becoming a leader in the field of childhood obesity and promotion of healthy weight children in Wyoming. She first worked with teens who had weight related health issues in the late 1980’s. Since then she has developed several programs that helps youth attain a healthier weight and/or promote a healthy weight.

Laurie Ellis is the founder of Positive Patterns for Life, LLC, a company dedicated to promoting a greater quality of life via health and nutrition education. Information about services provided by this company and contact information for Laurie can be found at http://PositivePatternsforLife.com.


Laurie Ellis, MHNE Graduate