University of Southern California

Festival of Books 2013

USC Health and Wellness Pavilion

Saturday, April 20

10 am – 6 pm

Mobile Dental Clinic

The Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC offers free dental screenings and education for the whole family.

 

10 am – 12 pm

Fit Families Program
Parents and children are invited to learn about exercise, wellness, and nutrition, courtesy of the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. Activities include body composition testing, stretching/yoga participation demonstrations, cardio exercise, and discussion of healthy snacks.

Health Check

Stop by for body mass index (BMI) screening, weight and height measurements, nutritional evaluations, and a consultation with a physician regarding BMI and medical/surgical options for weight loss, courtesy of the Surgery Weight Loss Management Center from the Keck Medical Center of USC.

 

12:30 – 2:30 pm

Health Check
Screenings for A1C levels, glucose levels and blood pressure; courtesy of the Keck Medical Center of USC Department of Internal Medicine.

Health Check

How well do you “really” wash your hands? Make sure to stop by and learn how clean hands saves lives, courtesy of Keck Medical Center of USC’s Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Prevention.

 

3 – 6 pm

Redesigning Lives: The Future of Healthcare
Lifestyle Redesign®: weight and stress management; productive play for kids; adaptive tools to help you read, courtesy of USC Occupational Therapy.

 

Sunday, April 21

10 am – 6 pm

Mobile Dental Clinic

The Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC offers free dental screenings and education for the whole family.

 

10 am – 12 pm

Health Check

Experts from the Sleep Disorders Center will provide a screening for sleep apnea, courtesy of Keck Medical Center of USC’s Sleep Disorders Center.

 

Health Check

Stop by for body mass index (BMI) screening, weight and height measurements, nutritional evaluations, and a consultation with a physician regarding BMI and medical/surgical options for weight loss, courtesy of the Surgery Weight Loss Management Center from the Keck Medical Center of USC.

 

12:30 – 2:30 pm

Health Check
Screenings for A1C levels, glucose levels and blood pressure, including a showcase of audio and visual “novella” information on obesity and diabetes, courtesy of the Keck Medical Center of USC Department of Internal Medicine.

 

3 pm – 5 pm

KNOWME Networks

A wireless body area network interfaced to a mobile phone to give real-time interventions to improve physical activity and decrease sedentary behavior in minority youth, courtesy of the USC Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

 

3 pm and 4 pm

Health Check

Learn about early childhood cavities from the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.

 

3:20 pm and 4:20 pm

Health Check

Learn about surprising facts about tobacco use and oral health from the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.

 

3:40 pm and 4:40 pm

Health Check

Learn about what to expect as you (and your mouth) get older from the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.