Thursday, June 14

SU Land-Grant Campus teaches community how to stay health during Personal Health History Workshop

Participants learned to do low impact exercises doing the April 26 Personal Health History Workshop. 

Baton Rouge, La. – The SU Land-Grant Campus’ Family and Human Development Unit held its second Personal Health History Workshop on April 26 at the SU Ag Center.

During the workshop Oschner Health System’s Diabetes Nurse Brittany George, ASACNP-BC, discussed proper foot care for diabetics.

Cheryl Atkinson, Professor of Food and Nutrition at the SU College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences, discussed how blood pressure and blood sugar respond to dietary factors.

Nena Verrett-Gipson, Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at the SU sports complex, demonstrated how to do several low impact exercises and Kenny Ricard with the East Baton Rouge Parish Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control shared ways to protect yourself from mosquitos.

SU Land-Grant Campus Extension Associate Stephanie Elwood demonstrated how to prepare a flower garden for spring.

The event ended with remarks by SU Land-Grant Campus Chancellor-Dean, Bobby R. Phills, Ph.D.

For additional information about the workshop, contact Delores Johnson and Milissia John-Baptiste Cole at, 225-771-3704 or, 225-771-2583.

Photos from the event are available here.


No comments: