MUSC will be joining forces with the American Heart Association’s Go
Red For Women on Feb. 14 at the Go Red MUSC! to raise awareness about
Employees are invited to wear red and celebrate heart month from 11
a.m. – 1 p.m. in the MUSC Wellness Center Gym. Fitness experts and
personal trainers will be on hand to provide demonstrations and fitness
MUSC Weight Management Center will conduct body mass index calculations
and body composition measurements and offer information about programs.
Heart health information will be available from the Seinsheimer Clinic,
MUSC Heart Health Program, American Heart Association and MUSC
Sinless Raw Food will be selling healthy chocolate and Sweet Treat
Grams will be available for purchase and delivery on campus for
Additional activities include CPR demonstrations, chair massages,
cardiovascular risk assessments and healing touch presentations. At
noon participants will form a “human heart” for a photo shoot and
participate in a short group Zumba dance routine led by fitness expert
- Mobile mammograms: The Hollings Cancer Center
Mobile Van will be conducting mammograms from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb.
16 next to the Basic Sciences Building loading dock, behind the College
of Dental Medicine. Call 792-0878 to schedule an appointment.
- Discounted state park annual passes: Ranger
John Phelps from Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site will be
located outside Ashley River Tower cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on
Feb. 16 to sell annual state park passes to employees at a 20 percent
discount. Visit http://www.charlestowne.org/
to learn more about the natural and historic settings in the community
- MUSC dietitian Katherine Boyce will offer “Eat
This, Learn That” at noon on Feb. 16 in Room 107 of the Colbert
Education Center & Library for the first session of a new Lunch and
Learn Series. This educational taste testing will feature Jerk chicken,
yucca beans and corn, which is a wellness dish offered in the
cafeteria. The session highlights African cuisine in celebration of
Black History Month. Space is limited to the first 25 guests. Register
with Boyce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- MUSC Employee Fitness Series: Join fitness
expert Katie Blaylock from 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. on Feb. 16 for a free
introduction to spin class. This high-intensity cardiovascular workout
will include spin-intervals, jumps, sprints and climbs. This class will
be held at the MUSC Wellness Center and participants will receive a
free day pass to the Wellness Center. E-mail Lauri Barnes at
email@example.com to register.
- Worksite screening: The next screening will be
held Feb. 17 in Room 322, College of Nursing. The screening is $15 with
the State Health Plan and advanced payment is required. Register at http://www.musc.edu/medcenter/health1st.
Contact Susan Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org to become involved in
employee wellness at MUSC. Events, speakers, classes, or any other
ideas are welcome.
- The Trauma Center is looking for MUSC families
to serve as models for safety, illustrating the best safety practices.
Pictures selected may be used for brochures, health fairs, and
educational forums. Interested employees are asked to submit photos to
Stephanie Power at Powe@musc.edu. The last day of submission will be
Friday, Feb. 11,