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Guest Lecturer Michelle Segar – The Joy Choice: How to Finally Achieve Lasting Changes In Eating and Exercise

Apr 11, 2022 - Apr 11, 2022
Bellmont Hall, Room 962
11:00 am - 12:00 pm (CST)

Segar is an award-winning, NIH-funded researcher at the University of Michigan with almost thirty years studying how to help people adopt healthy behaviors in ways that can survive the complexity and unpredictability of the real world.

Her new book, THE JOY CHOICE, showcases the exciting new science and method for breaking down all-or-nothing thinking and cultivating the in-the-moment decisions that support self-care, health, and well-being.

Lecture is open to the public.

More about Michelle Segar

Segar’s translational research is widely recognized as relevant and practical. She was named inaugural chair of the United States National Physical Activity Plan’s Communication Committee, an adviser to the Department of Health and Human Services, a speaker for the World Health Organization, and director of the University of Michigan’s Sports, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center.

Segar’s interdisciplinary training includes a doctorate in Psychology (Ph.D.), a master’s degree in Health Behavior/Health Education (MPH), a master’s degree in Kinesiology (MS) and fellowships in translational research and health care policy from UM.