CHP hosts exercise, weight management, and health expert

The College of Health Professions is pleased to host Dr. Timothy Church, M.D., M.P.H., and Ph.D., and Wondr Health chief medical officer (formerly Naturally Slim) for the presentation Five Graphs that will Change Everything You Thought You Knew About Exercise and Health at 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Campus Activities Center Theater. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Church, MD, MPH, PhD, is one of the country’s clinical leaders in exercise and weight management and is quoted frequently in major national media outlets including U.S. News & World Report, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time Magazine and CNN.  Dr. Church has been instrumental in the development of the Wondr curriculum, which is inspired by his medical expertise and has been adopted by 30 states, including the State of Kansas.

As the author of more than 300 published clinical articles, Dr. Church has received numerous awards for his research in preventive health and is recognized internationally for his presentations. He also served as the vice president of medical and laboratory research at The Cooper Institute located in Dallas, Texas. The institution is recognized for its comprehensive studies on human performance and disease prevention. He also served as professor of preventive medicine at Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University.