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"Dimensions and Directions of Health: Choices in the Maze" series holds final program

The New Mexico State University Honors Program will hold its final "Dimensions and Directions of Health: Choices in the Maze" satellite program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Rigney-Hines Commons of the William B. Conroy Honors Center.

gram,"The Mind/Body Connection," will begin with a presentation from Lori Arviso Alvord, associate dean for student and minority affairs and assistant professor of surgery at Dartmouth Medical School. She works to combine modern medicine with the traditions of her Native American heritage. In her book, "The Scalpel and the Silver Bear," she relates her attempts to bring state-of-the-art medical skills to Native American culture.

A brief discussion will follow, led by Teresa LaFromboise, associate professor and director of training at the School and Community Based Counseling Psychology program at Stanford University. LaFromboise's research expertise includes psychology, American Indian mental health, bi-cultural competence and resilience in adolescent development. The discussion will be followed by a reception.

The "Dimensions and Directions of Health: Choices in the Maze" series is produced by Phi Theta Kappa and the National Collegiate Honor Society.

The Conroy Honors Center is located at the corner of Espina Street and University Avenue.

Seating is limited. For more information or to sign up, contact Enedina Vazquez, Honors Program, at (505) 646-2051.

Rocio Rueda
Nov. 15, 2002