A&M International Slates Spring Health Presentations

Texas A&M International University will host a series of free health talks to help University students and community members deal with such health issues as abusive relationships, diabetes, and chronic headaches.

The hour-long talks will be presented at the University's main campus, 5201 University Boulevard, beginning in February. Guest speakers include local physicians and University professors.

Scheduled talks include: "Change Your Fate If Overweight," featuring guest speaker Dr. David Garza, Thursday, February 13; "Improving Memory for Academic Success," guest speaker Dr. Jeffrey Brown, Thursday, February 27; "Abusive Relationships," Dr. Susana Perry, Thursday, March 6; "The Truth About Cholesterol," Dr. Jorge Gomez Vasquez, Wednesday, March 19; "Diabetes," Dr. Eduardo Gomez Vasquez, Wednesday, April 9; and "Headaches," Dr. David Garza, Thursday, April 24.

All talks will be held at 12:00 noon in Bullock Hall room 113. Beverages and cookies or lite dessert will be served. Participants may bring their lunch.

The talks are sponsored by the A&M International Office of Student Health Services as part of the University's Spring 1997 Health and Wellness Initiative.

Registered Nurse Angelina Cantrell, Director of the University's Office of Student Health Services invites students and members of the community to participate in the free talks.

"These talks are designed to improve the lifestyles of those who attend. I encourage everyone to spend their lunch hour with us learning how to better their health in 1997," said Cantrell.

For more information on A&M International's Health Talks, contact the University's Office of Student Health Services at 326-2235.

Office hours are 8:00 am. - 7:00 p.m. Monday - Tuesday and 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wednesday - Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu