Move4Health

Membership Eligibility:  Sidney Kimmel Medical College Only

Membership Dues or Fees: None

Description: Move4Health is a student-run Diabetes education and exercise class program. It is a collaborative project between Thomas Jefferson University medical, health professions and graduate students and the physicians of the Jefferson Department of Family & Community Medicine and the Department of Internal Medicine to create a lifestyle change in patients with Type II Diabetes. Move4Health conducts classes for women with Type II Diabetes. Each class consists of 30 minutes of diabetes and lifestyle education and 30 minutes of physical activity; both components are taught by students. These classes run weekly from October through May except for holidays. Move4Health has been in existence for eight years and there are no dues or fees.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization Email: m4h@jefferson.edu

President: Courtney Capella, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Treasurer: Leena Ramani, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Vice President: Mina Youn, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Fitness Leader: Emily Kager, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Organization Advisor: Patrick McManus MD, Clinical Assistant Professor Family and Community Medicine Residency Director, Director of the Urban Underserved Program at TJU SKMC, Family Medicine
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