By Larry Kidder | The Loma Linda University School of Public Health Preventive Care Clinic collaborated with the LLU School of Nursing to present two Health Expos on November 2 and 8 at Drayson Center's Student Lounge. A third is planned for Tuesday, November 27, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., in the same location. Scroll down for more photos.
A host of free lifestyle assessments and screenings awaited attendees to two Health Expos, held on November 2 and 8 at Drayson Center's Student Lounge. Drayson Center members and the community will have one more opportunity to attend on Tuesday, November 27, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the same location.
Screenings included assessments for blood pressure, body composition, actual health age, waist/hip measurement, hand grip, stress, nutrition, respiratory health, and more.
The Health Expos represent a collaboration between LLU School of Public Health Preventive Care Clinic, located at Drayson Center, and LLU School of Nursing, which includes experiences with lifestyle assessment as part of training for future nurses.
A Health Expo attendee receives a blood pressure assessment from a School of Nursing Student.
Hand grip is an important indicator of health.
An attendee receives a body composition assessment, a key indicator of healthy weight.
Hildemar Dos Santos, PhD, director of the School of Public Health Office of Preventive Care, demonstrates the "Wheel of Health." Attendees are asked a question corresponding to the number on the wheel, and, if they answer question correctly, receive an award.