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Community Events and Resources

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A health sciences university like Baylor College of Medicine is defined by its commitment to its mission of excellence in patient care, biomedical research, medical education and community service – with a single objective: the improved health of the community.

With this commitment in mind, we provide a range of health-focused resources including seminars, lectures, online libraries, interactive experiences and featured events. These programs are forged with the goal of expanding educational resources available to the public and to and contribute to the health and vitality of all of our communities.

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Upcoming Events and Opportunities for the Community
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Aug. 15, 2020

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The “Why” Factor: Understanding Challenging Behavior Join the SPARK Team at Baylor College Medicine and Trumpet Behavioral Health for a free webinar. Those who RSVP will receive a Zoom link one day prior to the event. RSVP online.
Ongoing Free Weight Loss Surgery Informational Seminars Join our free informational weight loss seminar online in the comfort of your own home. These informational videos are available at your convenience. Watch online.

Fall 2020
*For parents, caregivers, health professionals

 

Evenings with Genetics Evenings with Genetics is a seminar series about genetics and family’s health, based on the most current information for many genetic conditions. Visit the website for the latest information on upcoming virtual seminars.

 

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Sports Medicine Community Training

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Trainers in the Sports Medicine division offer first aid, CPR/AED training classes. Visit their website for more information.

Stop the Bleed Program

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In the event of an emergency where a friend, a family member, a colleague, or even a stranger may be experiencing serious bleeding, how many people can say they know how to stop the bleed? Baylor College of Medicine physicians and the Harris Health System provide the Stop the Bleed training program to all. Read more information about the training.

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Online Experiences

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Children’s Nutrition Resources

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The Children’s Nutrition Research Center offers a Healthy Eating Plan Calculator, Kids’ Body Mass Index Calculator and Adult Energy Needs and Body Mass Index Calculator.

Cancer Prevention

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The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center established the Office of Outreach and Health Disparities to ensure that the large, diverse and underserved population of Houston/Harris County receives the latest information about cancer prevention and treatment. The primary goal is to increase community-level awareness of cancer and cancer screening through its online health library, theater outreach program and Community Network for Cancer Prevention.

BioEd Online

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The Center for Educational Outreach at Baylor College of Medicine offers this dynamic online educational resource for science teachers.