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Prioritizing Prevention

How to Address Your Physical and Mental Health Needs

Though most of us are aware of how preventive care can reduce our risk of the three Ds—disease, disability and death—we may not fully know the types of health screenings and preventive opportunities that keep our bodies and minds in optimal shape.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) experts on hand to address the importance of wellness visits, explain the concept of whole-person health, and help you set and achieve health goals. All parents, families, guardians and community leaders discuss:

  • The value of a primary care provider (PCP)—and how to make the most of a wellness visit
  • The importance of preventive screenings and immunizations at all ages
  • How to help your child transition to an adult care provider
  • How physical and mental health are intertwined
  • Ways to be more physically active that don’t involve a gym membership or fancy fitness equipment

About the Experts

Sapna Kripalani, MD, Medical Director of Executive Health Physicals and VUMC Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Paul Dodd, Exercise Specialist at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Adjunct Professor of Sport Science at Belmont University.

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Addressing Your Physical & Mental Health Needs

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