Children’s Health Speaker Series

Lead and Children – Leaching the Promise of our Future

Monday September 25th

6:00 – 7:00 pm  Dessert Reception

7:00 pm – Presentation by Dr. Marie Lynn Miranda

“Impacts of Childhood Lead Exposure”

Brick Gables

800 East Newport Rd.  Lititz, PA

Special presentation and discussion with Dr. Marie Lynn Miranda, provost at Rice University and one of the leading researchers on the impact of lead upon children in the United States.

Children and Mindfulness: A World of Pausabilities!

Saturday September 30th

10:00am – 11:00am

Manheim Township Public Library

595 Granite Run Drive  Lancaster, PA

Join CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and the Library System of Lancaster County for a family workshop with licensed psychologist Dr. Frank J. Sileo, author of A World of Pausabilities. This family-friendly event is free to the public and includes a signed book for the first 100 families who register (attendance is required to receive book). Participants are invited to dress comfortably and participate in a variety of mindful activities during the presentation

The Lasting Impact of Early Childhood Hunger

Thursday November 16th

6:00 – 7:00pm  Dessert Reception

7:00pm – Presentation by Dr. Anna Johnson

The Inn at Leola Village

38 Deborah Drive Leole, PA 17540

Discussion exploring the topic of childhood hunger and its lasting impact. Learn about the devastating impact hunger can have on child development and strategies being implemented across the country that are showing progress in overcoming food insecurity for families.

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