Husson University to Host First Annual Interprofessional Health Fair

Date of Release: January 26, 2012

Husson University's Athletic Department and the Schools of Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy and Physical Therapy will hold the 1st Annual Interprofessional Health Fair on Saturday, February 4th from 11am to 4pm in the Newman Gymnasium. The Fair will be held in conjunction with the Women's and Men's basketball games against Castleton State College. The event is free and open to the public.

The Interprofessional Health Fair will feature activities including blood pressure screenings, glucose testing, fall risk assessment and protection, developmental play for children, and immunization reviews. Educational displays will cover topics including pediatric asthma, Operation Diabetes, Operation Heart, Generation Rx for Children, cold and flu protection, and more.

Eric Jarvi, Associate Dean of the School of Pharmacy, states, "This is a unique opportunity for Husson to give back to our community and our hope is this will become a regular event."

For more information regarding this release or to schedule interviews, please contact Amanda Kitchen at 207-992-4925 or kitchena@husson.edu.

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