Events & Classes

An Evening to Celebrate the Honorable Everett Alvarez Jr.

Tuesday, August 30
6-8 pm


Please join us in honoring Everett Alvarez Jr., the first American aviator held captive in Vietnam, as he reflects on his experiences as one of the longest-held prisoners of war in U.S. military history.  
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Healing Foods

Thursdays October 6 & 13
6-8pm


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 
6:30-8pm


In this four-week course to a healthier heart and happier life, you'll 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. Michael 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 Learn to Stretch their Money, Minds & Bodies

Baltimore City high school students in our Mission Thrive Summer program learned the importance of stretching a dollar and discovered that yoga is good way to maintain physical and emotional balance. Learn more


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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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