|Amy's Gift Presents Dr. Wayne Bowers: Eating Disorders 101 on Oct. 3rd at Rogalski Center|
|News Releases - Local Events|
|Written by Stephanie Burrough|
|Wednesday, 26 September 2012 13:43|
Eating Disorders 101:Supporting Someone You Love with an Eating Disorder
Wednesday, Oct. 3
St. Ambrose University’s Rogalski Center
518 West Locust St.
Facilitated by Amy's Gift, formerly the Quad Cities Eating Disorders Consortium, and sponsored by the St. Ambrose Counseling Center, this event will feature Dr. Wayne Bowers from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics along with a panel of local health care professionals, including Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, LSCW, of Marriage and Family Counseling Service, Teresa Coon, MD, of State Street Women’s Health Center, and Chris McCormick Pries, ARNP, of Vera French Community Mental Health Center.
Dr. Bowers will speak on current treatments available for eating disorders, how to determine proper care, and navigating the health care system when treating an eating disorder. The seminar will be geared toward family, friends, and those with eating disorders in an effort to make local resources for eating disorders more accessible.
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