National Health Lecturer to Highlight Annual Dr. Anita B. Ogden Symposium

March 06 2017
Category: Events

Photo of Dr. Kuhn, speaker for the Dr. Anita Ogden Symposium

Dr. Merrily Kuhn, one of the nation’s most popular lecturers in health and medicine, is the guest speaker at this year’s Dr. Anita B. Ogden Memorial Symposium on Friday, March 17, 8:30-11:45 a.m., in Stephans Lounge, Meier Hall, Elmira College. 

Kuhn, a knowledgeable and humorous speaker, will present key discoveries from medicine and complementary medicine in her presentation titled, “Spices as Natural Therapies and The Gut Brain Connection.”

The public is invited to attend the event.  The fee for attendance is $25, which includes a continental breakfast buffet. Seating is limited and reservations are required.  Contact the EC Nurse Education program at (607) 735-1890 by March 10. 

The Dr. Anita B. Ogden Memorial Symposium is an annual program designed to meet the educational needs of registered nurses, nursing students, and interested participants from the community at large to support integration of the principles of complementary health therapies into nursing practice. The annual presentations are made possible through a generous gift to Elmira College with additional support provided by the Rho Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and Professional Nurses of the Twin Tiers.

About Dr. Anita B. Ogden
Dr. Anita B. Ogden, a nationally known nursing leader, was Director of the Elmira College Nurse Education Program from 1989 until her death in 2000. Dr. Ogden considered complementary therapies to professional nursing care and an important adjunct to traditional medicine. Primary funding for support of the annual Dr. Anita B. Ogden Memorial Symposium comes from an endowment established in Dr. Ogden’s memory that is supported by colleagues, alumnae, and friends.