Events & Classes

Healing Foods

Thursdays October 6 & 13

In this two-part course with certified culinary nutrition expert Rachel Druckenmiller, MS, you’ll explore the power of food and discover how it can be used to prevent and alleviate inflammation, strengthen your immune system, and enhance your vitality.
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The Positivity Challenge

Wednesdays October 19 - November 9 

Join Michael Miller, MD, author of “Heal Your Heart: The Positive Emotions Prescription to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease,” on a 28-day challenge to boost your positive emotions and reap the health benefits. Dr. Mike Miller, a pioneer in the field of behavioral cardiology, along with Lisa Miller, DPM, will provide step-by-step guidance on stimulating good feelings, reducing your stress, and preparing mood-boosting foods.
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Students Dig Into Healthy Living This Summmer

Thirty Baltimore City ninth and tenth-graders are the newest participants in Mission Thrive Summer, our program to the empower youth with tools for building healthy lives. See what they're up to in the green house and kitchen. Learn more


New Report on Building Better Programs to Improve
Youth Heath

The Institute has released a report capturing the ideas and strategies shared at its February forum to envision an integrative approach to community-based programs for improving the health of urban and disadvantaged youth.  Learn more


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Introducing Scholar Judy Rollins

The research of our newest Scholar, Judy Rollins, PhD, RN, will examine what elements of artwork in health care settings are most effective in enhancing the well-being and experience of patients.  Learn more

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Helping Our Nation's Heroes Heal with Nature

Service members being treated for catastrophic injuries at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center will soon have access to a woodland oasis to aid their recovery. Learn more


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