Amy's Gift Presents Dr. Wayne Bowers: Eating Disorders 101 on Oct. 3rd at Rogalski Center Print
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Written by Stephanie Burrough   
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 13:43
Eating Disorders 101:
Supporting Someone You Love with an Eating Disorder
Wednesday, Oct. 3
5:30-7 p.m
St. Ambrose University’s Rogalski Center
518 West Locust St.
Davenport, IA

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.

Amy's Gift is funded by the Amy Helpenstell Foundation and facilitated by the Robert Young Center for Community Mental Health.  Its mission is to promote awareness, understanding, diagnosis and treatment for eating disorders in the Quad-Cities.  Amy's Gift provides resources, a local support group, and educational events for health care professionals, educators, and families alike on the subject of eating disorders. Learn more at their website
Contact Stephanie Burrough to inquire about scheduling additional interviews or class visits with Dr. Bowers on the October 3rd at (309) 235-0764 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
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