7/28/2017 Luncheon with Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Director of LA County Public Health

Have lunch with the woman in management who takes care of the health of all 10.4 million of us in LA County.

Luncheon with Dr. Barbara Ferrer
Director of LA County Public Health

When: Friday, July 28, 2017, Noon Where: Norris Medical Library West Conference Room
Luncheon with Dr. Barbara Ferrer
Director of LA County Public Health
When: Friday, July 28, 2017, Noon
Where: Norris Medical Library West Conference Room
RSVP: http://uscwim.org/calendar.asp

As director of public health, Dr. Barbara Ferrer works to further the Los Angeles County Health Agency to further its mission to integrate services and activities that enable the Health Agency to build health equity across the county. The Department of Public Health is one of three agencies that make up the Health Agency. The other two are the Department of Health Services and the Department of Mental Health.

Dr. Ferrer was previously the chief strategy officer for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, where she oversaw key program areas, including food, health, and well-being. She has also been a senior leader of public health agencies in Massachusetts, particularly in Boston.

Dr. Ferrer has a doctorate in social welfare from Brandeis University, where she was a Pew Doctoral Fellow. She also holds master’s degrees in public health from Boston University and in education from UMass, Boston. She earned her bachelor’s degree at UC Santa Cruz.

Reservation and cancellation deadline is July 21, 2017 so we can get the catering worked out. Please email Ginger Mayerson at mayerson@usc.edu. Checks must be received by July 17 to Ginger Mayerson (MC 0281) to facilitate check-in. RSVPs will be voided on July 18 if checks are not received to accommodate the waiting list. WIM is responsible for each RSVP, so kindly bear in mind that there is no refund for no-shows. Please call Ginger at 323-384-6049 if you have any questions.

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WIM HSC Summer Program

Updated July 17: Click here for updated pdf Summer Program flyer; Updated July 13: good to go on Yoga Breathing, thanks everyone; Updated July 12 to add name and description to 8/8 prof dev biking session; Updated July 11 to add note on Yoga Breathing; Updated July 10 to add prices for events; Updated July 6 to add August 8 biking Prof Dev session (see below).

The first ever WIM HSC Summer Program:

Yoga Breathing for Health and Happiness
(and those times when screaming into a pillow isn’t an option)
July 18, 2017 10:00-11:00am
Yoga teacher Lisa Moncure shows us various breathing techniques to get calm and centered when the stress goes up, and how to use breathing to boost your energy naturally, especially around that mid-afternoon slump. More information on this event closer to the date. Seating is very limited, so please don’t delay submitting your RSVP.
Norris Medical Library West Conference room
FREE for WIM members; $10 for non-members

Mixer at Edmondson Lounge
Unwind with WIM.
July 20, 2017 4-7pm
Edmondson Lounge. Please RSVP in case Edmondson changes the date (this happens sometimes).
FREE to all.

Luncheon with Dr. Barbara Ferrer
Director of LA County Public Health
July 28, 2017 Noon to 1:30
More information on this event closer to the date. Seating is very limited, so please don’t delay submitting your RSVP.
Norris Medical Library West Conference room
$18 for WIM members; $20 for non-members

Learning Google Hangouts
August 2, 2017 8:30-9:30
Rev up your speakers and microphone and learn how fun and useful Google Hangouts can be for you.
Online course, so need you to RSVP so we can email the GH link to you.
FREE for WIM members; $10 for non-members

Citizen Cycling – a quick and fun guide to urban bike riding
August 8, 2017 9:00-10:00am
Josef Bray-Ali and Susan Wong discuss biking in LA, especially the HSC part of LA, biking to work, and biking for fun. It’s all about gear, dressing for bike riding success, safety (hear stories about every possible crazy thing that can happen to riders in this part of LA), and the benefits of biking as often as possible. All your biking questions will be answered on August 8. Children under 18 may attend for free if accompanied by a responsible adult. RSVP closes on Friday, August 4, at NOON. Seating is very limited, so please don’t delay submitting your RSVP. Thanks.
Norris Medical Library West Conference room
FREE for WIM members; $10 for non-members

Using Google Drive
August 9, 2017 8:30-9:30
Spend some time with the most useful tool in the admin toolbox.
Online course, so need you to RSVP so we can email the GH link to you.
FREE for WIM members; $10 for non-members

Mixer at Edmondson Lounge
August 15, 2017 4-7pm
Unwind again with WIM.
Edmondson Lounge. Please RSVP in case Edmondson changes the date (this happens sometimes).
FREE to all.

Joy, Success and Meaning: Creating the Balance you Desire
August 17, 2017 Noon to 1:30
Are you living the life you have always wanted, or are you just going through the motions of every day? This workshop introduces a structured method to help you identify the most important areas in your life and to focus with intention on the areas that you want to improve. You will leave this workshop knowing what is important to you and excited about making positive changes in various areas of your life. You may be discussing topics of a personal nature (but you don’t have to), so please come with an open mind and agree to keep everything said confidential. Facilitated by Elaine Padilla, Ana Nguyen, and Kristine Moe. Seating is very limited, so please don’t delay submitting your RSVP.
Norris Medical Library East Conference room
FREE for WIM members; $10 for non-members

Dates and times subject to change, please RSVP to be notified.


And don’t forget to check our calendar for exciting new events.

December 6, 2016: Local to Global Community Capacity Building

Local to Global Community Capacity Building
Tuesday, December 6, 12:00 pm – 1:00 p.m.
Speaker
Lynn Crandall, MA, Director IGM Art Gallery
HSC Location: IGM Harkness Auditorium, CSC Bldg 2nd Fl
[For those coming from UPC: The best parking option/location will be the San Pablo Structure. The booth is staffed. Here’s the map: CLICK Walk out to Alcazar and then walk up the slight hill toward Soto St. to the CSC building (white with turquoise square in front of it on the map)]
Lunch: Members $18 | Non-members $20
RSVP at http://www.uscwim.org/calendar.asp by November 23rd


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