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Your Health Lecture

Your Health Lecture

Date and Time

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
7:00 PM


  • Center for Health Sciences » 119 - Hager Auditorium


How can we best cope with chronic disease or cancer?

Grand Valley State University, Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, Hager Auditorium, 301 Michigan Street NE, Grand Rapids.

This lecture is no-charge and the public is welcome.

Palliative care is a vital part of treating patients who are suffering from discomfort, pain, and uncertainty associated with battling chronic disease or cancer.  What can be done to ease their journey?  How can we improve the quality of life for patients of all ages who are suffering?  What role do family and our community resources play in this type of care?  Join our experts at this Your Heath Lecture to learn more about palliative care.

The Your Health Lecture Series is a collaborative community event sponsored by Grand Valley State University, Spectrum Health and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.


Ruth Ann Brintnall, Ph.D., AOCN, CHPN, APRN-BC                        Associate Professor, Kirkhof College of Nursing, Graduate Program,      Grand Valley State University.

James Fahner, M.D.                                                                Associate Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine; Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital; and Chairman, Board of Directors, Spectrum Health Medical Group.

Giselle Saulnier Sholler, M.D.                                                  Associate Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Specialist, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.


RSVPs requested at or 616-234-2667



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