Geneva, NY—Wellness professionals Ralph Carson and Mike Green will speak at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in recognition of Wellness Week. Nutritionist and exercise physiologist Ralph Carson will speak on vitamin, mineral, and herb supplements at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library. Mike Green, nationally known speaker and substance abuse educator, will speak on personal responsibility at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, in Albright Auditorium. Both buildings are on the HWS campus.
Carson is currently the clinical nutrition director at the Renaissance Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. He received a B.H.S degree in pathology from Duke University Medical School and a Ph.D. in nutrition from Auburn University. He has operated a clinical practice and been a faculty member at the University of Alabama at Huntsville for more than 20 years. He has been a consultant to nationally known eating disorder programs, including the Willoughs at Naples, Fla., and Rosewood in Wickenburg, Ariz. Carson speaks on a variety of nutritional topics for medical groups, pharmaceutical companies, universities, eating disorder conferences, and hospitals.
Green, a former professional athlete, travels and talks with students about making the right choices when it comes to alcohol, stressing that one night of irresponsible drinking can have a lifetime of consequences. Green has presented on more than 1,000 campuses nationwide in his effort to make drug and alcohol awareness and education an integral part of every student's life. A recognized leader in his field, he has earned the respect of both his colleagues and the students he has counseled.
Both events are free and open to the public.