Medical Program Assistant | Mental Health Services
At University Health Services, we take a multidisciplinary team approach to treating eating disorders.
Most of us turn to some form of caffeine—whether it be in coffee, tea, or soda—for a quick boost when we’re lagging in energy. In moderate amounts, caffeine can help to decrease drowsiness and improve focus. But when caffeine is over-consumed or mixed with alcohol, the effects on the body can be anything but uplifting. […]
Health providers at University Health Services (UHS) have been working to implement a more cohesive approach to eating disorder treatment for students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kathryn O’Connell is the Eating Disorder Services Coordinator at UHS and says a multidisciplinary team approach to treatment is the best way to help students struggling with eating […]
Technology can be used to manage almost any aspect of our lives, and health and fitness is no exception. But with an abundance of information at your fingertips, how can you know what to trust to include in your fitness plan? Here’s what three UHS experts had to say. Fitness Plans and Yoga Going to […]
Slow Food UW (SFUW), the University of Wisconsin-Madison student chapter of the international slow food movement, was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Ford Motor Company Fund’s College Community Challenge. The project will enhance Growing Power’s Market Basket program and expand the delivery of fresh, healthy produce to South Madison. Student-led projects from universities across […]
Student organization brings local produce, fresh from the garden, to you Each Friday afternoon throughout the summer and fall, a line of students and campus community members who are eager to indulge in fresh, local produce forms in front of UHS on East Campus Mall. Harvest Handouts, run by the student organization F.H. King Students […]
Fresh produce, local vendors, and healthy choices – what’s not to love about the Dane County Farmers’ Market (DCFM)? Approximately 300 producers surround the Capitol on Saturday mornings with their pick of the season’s finest foods. With such a convenient location, diverse selection and scenic setup, there are very few excuses not to check it out! […]