September 24, 2013

Ohio Adolescent Health Symposium

Columbus, OH

Ohio Adolescent Health Symposium
Hyatt Regency Downtown Columbus, McKinley Room
350 North High Street
Columbus, OH

The Symposium, free to attend, will bring together multidisciplinary experts in adolescent medicine and health to introduce the Ohio Adolescent Health Partnership and the newly developed Ohio Adolescent Health Strategic Plan that outlines the need for development of policies, initiatives and improved practices that will support healthy adolescent development. 

Investing time, attention and resources in the health and wellness of adolescents is essential to helping them maintain optimal health and lay a foundation for a healthy and successful adulthood. Healthy adolescents engage more in their communities, do better in school, and go on to see better health status, higher educational achievement, and more success in their lives as adults. 

Conference objectives: Increase awareness about the unique needs of adolescents; Address the social determinants of health and the impact of environmental stress on genes and brain development; Expand the network of adolescent health experts in Ohio.

Click here for more information and to register.

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