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Fall Speaker Reception with Professor Rebecca Seguin
December 8, 2016

Aging Well Through Sound Nutrition and Physical Activity

Sound nutrition and physical activity play a vital role in chronic disease prevention such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis.  Professor Seguin shared with us her understanding of how people’s social, food, and physical activity environments influence health behaviors, overall quality of life, and health outcomes such as obesity and chronic diseases particularly in midlife and older women.

Rebecca Seguin is an Assistant Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, in the College of Human Ecology. She began her career as an exercise physiologist, first working in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, and then developing individual and group programming for clients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, HIV, and multiple sclerosis. She later completed an M.S. in Nutrition Communications and Ph.D. in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition.

Over the past decade, her work has focused on chronic disease prevention and public health. She is interested in behavioral theory, health communications, and the context in which people develop, change, and maintain health behaviors.


Our Red Bank venue

Our speaker... speaking!

Polly Chu '81 and Annie O'Rourke '86

Jim Graf '80, Barb Bennett '77 and Nancy Freeman '83

Front: Marti '53 and Bruce Huber
Rear: Dan '60 and Nancy Crabbe

Shari Kates '79, Amy Perry, George Schildge '60

Inger Larsen with Peg Larsen '53

The speaker with Lily Carbonara (Alumni Affiairs), Margaret Graf '80 and Carole Fishman '70

Holiday decorations!