Rita Baron-Faust, MPH, CHES

Advancing Wellness on Many Fronts

Women's History Month Health Event, March 29, 2016, Brooklyn, NY

February 26, 2013, ANN, Inc., New York City.

NYU Langone Medical Center, March 26, 2011

March 26, 2011, New York City. Left to right: Noel R. Rose, MD, PhD, Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Autoimmune Disease Research; Robert H. Phillips, PhD, Director, Center for Coping, Long Island, NY; Christopher G. Gharibo, MD, Director of Chronic Pain Management, NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases; Virginia T. Ladd, RT, President & Executive Director, AARDA; Rita Baron-Faust, MPH, CHES, co-author of "The Autoimmune Connection." (Not pictured: Anca D. Askanase, MD, HJD Lupus Clinic, Seligman Center for Advanced Therapeutics, NYC.)


My company, "Speaking of Wellness Now," offers customizable educational and work site wellness seminars, health coaching, and train-the-trainer sessions on subjects including health literacy, prevention strategies, healthy living, aging, and medication management.

HEALTH EDUCATION PRESENTATIONS AND SEMINARS

2017 EVENTS

TBA : American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, free public forum: "What Every American Should Know About Autoimmune Disease,", St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY. Speaker: "Women and Autoimmunity, Making the Connections."

2016 EVENTS

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams Presents Women's History Month Event, March 29, 2016, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brookyn, NY. 11201. Speaker/​Panelist: Medication Safety and Older Women; Presentation: Menopause 2016. For YouTube video, see "Selected Presentations"

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams Presents Women's History Month Event, March 29, 2016, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brookyn, NY. 11201. Speaker/​Panelist: Medication Safety and Older Women; Presentation: Menopause 2016. For YouTube video, see "Selected Presentations"

American Autoimmune Diseases Association (AARDA), Free public forum: "What Every American Needs to Know About Autoimmune Disease," February 20, 2016, Tallahassee, FL. Speaker: "Women & Autoimmunity, Making the Connections."

2014-15 SELECTED EVENTS

American Autoimmune Diseases Association (AARDA), Free public forum: "What Every American Needs to Know About Autoimmune Disease," February 20, 2016, Tallahassee, FL. Speaker: "Women & Autoimmunity, Making the Connections."

American Autoimmune Diseases Association (AARDA), Free public forum: "What Every American Needs to Know About Autoimmune Disease," Free Public Forum, November 15, Boston, MA. Speaker: "Women & Autoimmunity, Making the Connections." Prior to American College of Rheumatology (ACR) meeting.

American Autoimmune Diseases Association (AARDA), Free public forum: "What Every American Needs to Know About Autoimmune Disease," Free Public Forum, October 11, 2014Seattle, WA. Speaker: "Women & Autoimmunity, Making the Connections."

Public Health Association of New York City (PHANYC), "Health Literacy -- The Hidden Public Health Problem," April 30, 2014. Speaker and moderator, panel discussion. Hunter College/​City University of New York (CUNY) School of Public Health, New York, NY.

Science Writers in New York (SWINY) & the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ): "Genetically Modified Foods -- The Sense, Science and Nonsense," April 9, 2014. Moderator, panel discussion. New York State Health Foundation, New York, NY.

American Autoimmune Diseases Association (AARDA), Free public forum: "What Every American Needs to Know About Autoimmune Disease," April 5, 2014, Los Angeles, CA. Speaker: "Women & Autoimmunity, Making the Connections."



AVAILABLE EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Women & Autoimmune Disease: Making the Connections
(Updated for 2016)

Female Hormones 101: The Inside Story

Managing Menopause, 2016

Simple Steps to a Healthy Life: What You Need to Do at Every Age

Women & Heart Disease: What You Need to Know Now

PRESENTATIONS IN DEVELOPMENT

Emotions in Motion: Mental Wellness for Women

Breast Cancer: Where We Stand Now

You Can Dodge Diabetes!

Im Supposed to Be So Happy So Why Am I So Blue?
Mood Disorders in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Intimate Partner Abuse When Love Turns Violent





Selected Presentations