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The Old Dominion University College of Sciences' Spring 2003 Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series, titled "Science and Health Promotion in the 21st Century," continues Tuesday, March 18, with Neal Barnard, founder of the Physicians' Committee for Responsible Medicine, who will discuss links between our health and our diet.

Barnard will detail links between "Nutrition and Health" in a scientifically-oriented talk at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in room 102 of the Mills Godwin Jr. Life Sciences Building. He will take on "Diet and Disease" during a general public presentation at 8 p.m. that day in the same location.

Both presentations are free and open to the public.

Other events schedule as part of the lecture series include:

Mar. 24-25 - Laura King, psychology department, University of Missouri, "Positive Psychology: Developing Personal Resources for Health Promotion";

April 7-8 - Stephen J. Lepore, Department of Health & Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, "Health Education, Support Groups and Adjustment to Cancer in Men," and "Writing as a Way of Healing";

April 28 - Arthur Aron and Elaine N. Aron, State University of New York-Stony Brook, "Research on the Highly Sensitivity Person: Implications for Physical and Mental Health," and "Close Relationships: Health, Including Other in the Self, and the Benefits of Shared Self-Expanding Activities."

More information is available by calling 683-3118 or from the Old Dominion Dean of Sciences' Web site at www.odu.edu/webroot/orgs/sci/colsciences.nsf/pages/sciences.

This article was posted on: March 7, 2003

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