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May 17, 2012 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Category: Special Event
Location: Scott Hall | Map
540 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: FREE
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Staff

Gather your girlfriends, get out and get healthy at the Ladies Night Out Health Crawl, set for 6 to 8 p.m. May 17 on the campus of the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.

The Wayne State University School of Medicine and University Physician Group will host the event in celebration of National Women’s Health Week May 13-19, an annual project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Women’s Health.

The free event will take place at the School of Medicine’s Scott Hall and Mazurek Medical Education Commons, located at 540 E. Canfield St.

The event aims to empower women of all ages and backgrounds to make their health a top priority. Mothers, daughters, aunts, grandmothers and girlfriends can nosh on gourmet nibbles and sip wine while strolling through physician-led informational stations covering women’s health topics such as bone density; breast, colorectal and ovarian cancer; diabetes; heart health, reproductive and sexual health; nutrition and healthy eating. A local chef will demonstrate healthy recipes and share tips for healthy cooking.

Attendees may also enter to win an Amazon Kindle Fire, courtesy of the Wayne State University School of Medicine and University Physician Group.

This is a free event, but ladies are encouraged to RSVP at http://events.wayne.edu/rsvp/lno/

Free parking will be available in the Wayne State University parking lot No. 75, located on Canfield Street, between St. Antoine and Brush streets.

To encourage event attendance, the hosts have pledged $1 for every ‘like’ of WSU’s School of Medicine and University Physician Group on Facebook, to benefit the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries and its affiliated shelters. School of Medicine students provide free medical care to homeless children and their mothers at DRMM’s S.A.Y. Detroit Family Health Clinic in Highland Park.

To like the Wayne State University School of Medicine on Facebook visit http://www.facebook.com/WayneStateMedSchool

To like the Wayne State University Physician Group on Facebook visit http://www.facebook.com/WayneStateMedSchool#!/wsupgdocs

For more information about this event, please contact jackie dombrowski at 3135778792 or jdombrow@med.wayne.edu.