Laura W. Bush Institute of Women’s Health to host virtual event to help navigate stressful season

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Laura W. Bush Institute For Women’s Health at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has announced that they will host “Feed Your Mind: Nourish Your Inner Self,” over zoom this Thursday, Nov. 12,

“With the election season, COVID-19 and the upcoming holiday season, we know this is a very stressful time for so many people in our communities,” Angela Knapp Eggers, senior director, said. “We hope this webinar will provide some strategies to help adults and children navigate this unprecedented time with purpose and sanity.”

The event will feature a presentation from Sarah Mallard Wakefield, M.D., chair of the TTUHSC Department of Psychiatry, and Stephanie Moses, Ph.D., TTUSHC associate professor of psychology.

“The institute works to promote research specific to women’s health, to provide advanced education to health care professionals and to enrich the lives of women and girls through community programs,” Executive Director Connie Tyne said, “We are thrilled to provide this much-needed resource for our communities in Amarillo, Lubbock, San Angelo, Midland, Corpus Christi, Dallas and Fort Worth.”

TTUHSC says, the third installment of the Feed Your Mind series is scheduled for Dec. 10. This webinar will feature suggestions on how good nutrition can improve your health and fight disease. Guest speakers will be Jennifer Phy, D.O., TTUHSC associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Christine Garner, Ph.D.., TTUHSC associate professor of pediatrics.

To register for these free webinars, visit www.laurabushinstitute.org/events/.


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