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Join us for NAMI’s Ask the Expert Webinar: Achieving Ideal Heart Health in People With Mental Illness

When: Thursday, December 10, 2020; 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Eastern (3:00 p.m. Central, 2:00 p.m. Mountain, 1:00 p.m. Pacific)

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In this webinar, Dr. Gail Daumit will review the evidence for programs that are shown to improve heart health for people with mental illness. Dr. Daumit’s research spans all heart disease risk factors and she will address diet, physical activity, weight, tobacco smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol. Attendees will leave with tools they can use for themselves, family members, people in their community and those for whom they provide services.

After the presentation, NAMI’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ken Duckworth, will moderate a Q&A session. This session will be recorded and posted to our website within 1-2 days of the webinar ending. A typed transcription of the audio will also be provided within 1 week of the webinar ending.

Dr. Gail Daumit is the Samsung Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research in the Department of Medicine. She is director of Johns Hopkins NIMH ALACRITY Center for Health and Longevity in Mental Illness. Dr. Daumit is a practicing general internist, epidemiologist and mental health services researcher whose work is devoted to improving physical health and decreasing premature mortality for persons living with serious mental illnesses.

Thank you,
NAMI’s Ask the Expert Team


This webinar will be recorded.

Questions? Contact us at asktheexpert@nami.org

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