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TRY THIS for healthcare professionals: Proven Strategies for Engaging Patients and Communities in Health

Monday, March 6, 2017

Join fellow healthcare professionals in evidence-based strategies to prevent and reverse chronic disease in West Virginia! 

Emma Eggleston, M.D., nationally recognized lifestyle medicine expert, is developing the conference in coordination with colleagues on WVU's Eastern campus, the Try This staff, the Future of Nursing, and the nutrition department of the Pierpont Community and Technical College.

The health professionals day pre-conference is scheduled for Thursday, June 1. The Try This Conference follows on June 2-3. 

For more information and registration details, visit the event website

Continuing education credits will be offered for physicians, nutritionists and nurses, but other health care professionals are welcome.

  • June 1: Gain inspiration & learn new approaches to promote health and wellness across the lifespan
    • Keynote Speaker: Renowned scientific journalist Gary Taubes, author of Why We Get Fat and The Case Against Sugar
  • June 2-3: Stay for the Try This Conference—Engage 500+ West Virginians to create healthier communities

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the West Virginia State Medical Association (WVSMA) through the joint providership of Berkeley Medical Center and Try This WV.  The Berkeley Medical Center is accredited by the WVSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The Berkeley Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.