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Health & Well-Being Smarts

Take a break and enhance your health and well-being knowledge with a live webinar hosted by our highly experienced Duke Health and Well-Being experts. Following Duke Health and Well-Being’s Wheel of Health, Health and Well-Being Smarts is a monthly webinar program that will discuss and review the most up-to-date recommendations regarding the different interconnected and interrelated components of whole-person health and well-being.

These sessions are recorded and can be viewed for up to three months after the live session. You will receive credit for watching the recording or attending the live session and completing an evaluation.

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

June 26, 2023 | Exploring the Role of Mindful Awareness in Promoting Equity and Personal Well-being

Led by Scarlet Soriano, MD, ABOIM, Executive Director of Duke Health & Well-Being.

Join Scarlet Soriano for this impactful webinar. Participants will:
– Experience a brief discussion of the physiologic impact of mindful awareness practices
– Explore the intersection of mindful awareness and health equity
– Learn 3 practical tips for applying mindful awareness in daily life

Registration Open!
Early Registration Deadline: May 31, 2023
Last Day to Register: June 23, 2023
Instructor: Scarlet Soriano, MD, ABOIM
Dr. Soriano is the Executive Director of Duke Health and Well-Being and Director of the Leadership Program in Health and Well-Being. She is an internationally recognized expert in Integrative Medicine and comes to us with vast experience in community-based health. Dr. Soriano serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine and is a founding member of the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Committee of the AIHM. She is also an active member in the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health.


  • Monday (12-1 pm ET), June 26, 2023

July 13, 2023 | Exercise and the Aging Body

Have you ever wondered about the impact that exercise has on your body as you age? Have you wanted to learn the best ways to exercise at your age level – so you can maintain a balanced physical lifestyle? If so, join this Health and Well-Being Smarts to learn how exercise can delay or prevent certain muscle loss during the aging process and the importance of strength training, pliability/stretching and exercise variety. LeGrant Bradley, BS, ACSM-CPT, Exercise Specialist at the Duke Health and Fitness Center, will discuss different concerns, limitations and questions that most people have about exercising at their age level.

Registration Open!
Early Registration Deadline: June 13, 2023
Last Day to Register: July 10, 2023
Instructor: LeGrant BradleyBS, ACSM-CPT
LeGrant Bradley is an exercise physiologist and an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer. As a former athlete, he has always had a passion to work with individuals to help achieve their physical goals. 


  • Thursday (12-1 pm ET), July 13, 2023
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