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Be a part of the Health and Wellness Academy

Enroll in PT 592: The Health and Wellness Academy

Do you have an interest in working in the surrounding community? Do you have an interest in becoming a mentor for Chicago youth? Do you have a passion for leading a healthy life and want others to share that passion?

If so, come be a part of the Health and Wellness Academy (Course: PT 592). It is a 3 credit service learning course offered through the Department of Physical Therapy. This Fall semester, lectures/discussions are Tuesdays from 4 - 6 pm. Lab time at the elementary school site is Wednesday from 11:30 - 1:30 pm.

We work with kids to help them become health and wellness ambassadors and take ownership over their nutritional and physical activity choices.

For more information or if you have questions, please contact Lindsey Strieter at or 312-413-5996.