Canyon Ranch Institute
Friend of Canyon Ranch Institute,   

 

We all have dreams. Whatever your dreams, the best approach to making them come true is through good health. Canyon Ranch Institute and our partners help make healthy dreams come true every day by collaborating with the people and communities we have the privilege to serve. 
 

As we continue meeting our CRI Mission to help all people prevent disease and embrace a life of wellness, we are guided by the dedicated and diverse leadership of our Board of Directors. We are delighted to welcome our two newest Board members Kim Bourn and Michael Shannon

 

As always, please feel free to contact me to learn more about how CRI and our partners are helping to build a healthy world, or to share what inspires you. We all have dreams, and together, we can turn them into reality. 

 
 
In Good Health,  

 Jennifer Cabe   

Jennifer Cabe, M.A.

Executive Director and Board Member

jennifer@canyonranchinstitute.org

 @JennCabe

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First CRI Healthy Garden Takes Root in Savannah
June 2014 - Savannah, GA
 
Members of the Savannah community volunteer to help plant the CRI Healthy Garden at Trustees' Garden.
CRI Healthy Garden at Trustees' Garden, the latest
 program made possible by the Canyon Ranch Institute Savannah Partnership (CRISP) and supported by Charles H. and Rosalie Morris
is now underway in Savannah, GA. The goal of CRI Healthy Garden is to bring the community together to learn how to grow nutritious and sustainable food, educate people about the impact of nutrition on living a healthy and balanced life, and provide a quiet space for rest and reflection. Read more. 

CRI and Tucson Medical Center Present at the Arizona Public Health Association Conference 
April 11, 2014 - Tempe, AZ
 
Mary Atkinson and Chuck Palm at the Arizona Public Health Conference.
At the 2014 Arizona Public Health Association Spring Conference, CRI Life Enhancement Program Manager
Chuck Palm, M.P.H., and Tucson Medical Center Director of Wellness Mary Atkinson, R.D., co-presented "Improving the Health of Children and Adults in an Underserved Community: The Canyon Ranch Institute Life Enhancement Program for Families with Tucson Medical Center." CRI Coordinator Russ Newberg, M.P.A., presented a poster titled, "Effects of Open Spaces in Urban Areas on Human Health." Read more.

CRI's David Satcher and Andrew Pleasant Present at the Oklahoma Public Health Association Conference
May 8-9 - Oklahoma City, OK

CRI Board member and 16 th U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
CRI Board member and 16th U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., delivered the keynote address at the 2014 Oklahoma Public Health Association (OPHA) Conference and CRI Senior Director for Health Literacy and Research Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D., presented the keynote at the Second Oklahoma Health Literacy Summit, held in conjunction with the OPHA conference. Read more. 

Amy Martin presents a poster about health literacy at the IHA Conference.
CRI Team Members Present at the Institute for Healthcare Advancement's 13th Annual Health Literacy Conference
May 7-9, 2014 - Irvine, CA

CRI Board member Kavita Patel, M.D., M.S.H.S., delivered the keynote address and CRI team members Chuck Palm, M.P.H., Amy Martin, and Maggie King presented posters about several of CRI's programs at the Institute for Healthcare Advancement's 13th Annual Health Literacy Conference. Read more.

CRI's Ted Vickey Speaks at the European Health and Fitness Association Executive Leadership Forum 
June 16, 2014 - Berlin, Germany

Ted Vickey, M.S., CRI Senior Advisor for Disruptive Health Technologies, presented at the European Health and Fitness Association Executive Leadership Forum, and was a key participant in a follow-up discussion with forum attendees about how wearable technologies can enhance health and fitness activities around the world. Read more.

Healthy Dreams Connect People and Places
Tucson, AZ

  

CRI team members deliver this monthly presentation to guests at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, describing how CRI Life Enhancement Program participants are realizing their dreams of improving health for themselves and their families. The presentation highlights that Canyon Ranch guests, by participating in the Canyon Ranch Life Enhancement Program since 1989, have helped Canyon Ranch and CRI develop best practices in health literacy, prevention, and positive health-related behavior changes that CRI is applying in numerous low-income and medically underserved communities. Read more.

 

 
In the Spotlight
CRI Volunteer Sandra Heywood, Ph.D., Awarded First CRI Enid & Mel Zuckerman Volunteer of the Year Award

Mel and Enid Zuckerman present Sandy Heywood (middle) with the Zuckerman Award.
CRI and Canyon Ranch Founders Mel and Enid Zuckerman presented Sandra Heywood, Ph.D., with the Enid & Mel Zuckerman Volunteer of the Year Award for her dedication and support of the Canyon Ranch Institute Life Enhancement Program (CRI LEP) in Tucson, AZ. Read more.

CRI Healthy World Scholarships - Apply Now! 

To commemorate the 35th anniversary of Canyon Ranch and to further Canyon Ranch Institute's community efforts, Canyon Ranch has generously donated 25 stays at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, AZ, as scholarships for people who work or volunteer in low-income and medically underserved communities. Learn more

Connect Savannah Health and Wellness Column 
Connect Savannah now features a weekly health and wellness column that includes updates from the Canyon Ranch Institute Savannah Partnership (CRISP). Read the recent columns:

Urban Health Plan Opens the First CRI Healthy Table Demo Kitchen in the South Bronx
CRI and UHP News Release - April 24, 2014

Canyon Ranch Institute, in partnership with Urban Health Plan, celebrated the opening of the Simpson Pavillion, which includes a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen that is the first site of the CRI Healthy Table program. Read more. 
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15 Minutes to Wellness Podcast: A Healthier Nation
ACE Fitness - April 9, 2014

CRI President Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, highlights Canyon Ranch Institute's integrative approach to wellness as a way to help alleviate the burden of chronic diseases and prevent or reverse life-threatening conditions. Listen to the podcast.

Dr. Richard Carmona
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