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THE SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL HEALTHY COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

"What is a well community if not one where residents of all ages can look around and say, ‘I made that happen. That park, that garden, that mural. I am a part of it and it is a part of me. This is my community.’” says Tiffany Tononi at the Well Community Summit.Learn more >>


TO THE FUTURE HEALERS

While you may have been studying to become health professionals—nurses, physician’s assistants, podiatrists, occupational and physical therapists—you are all really in the business of healing, says Dr. Wayne Jonas to the graduating class of 2015. Read Dr. Jonas's advice >>


Palliative Care for Veterans: An Interview with Dr. Scott Shreve

Over the next 25 years, the number of Veterans is projected to drop from 21 million in 2015 to 15 million in 2040 with the passing of the “baby boomer”, post-WWII generation. Caring for the large numbers of elderly from this wave poses some challenges for health care.Learn more >>


ON HUMAN FLOURISHING – AN INTERVIEW WITH BILL NOVELLI

Bill Novelli, former CEO of AARP, shares a unique perspective of aging and the concept of long-term well-being with Dr. Wayne Jonas in this episode of the podcast.LISTEN >>


Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Effective for Traumatic Brain Injury

Samueli Institute researchers set out to examine the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) therapy for patients suffering from the consequences of TBI to better understand whether the current evidence supports the use of this therapy, and what next steps are needed for the research field.Read more >>

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