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CLASSES AND EVENTS

As an OSU Health Plan member, you have access to a wide variety of health and wellness classes, recordings and events all year long. Take advantage of all that’s available to you! It can do wonders for your wellness.

View upcoming and archived classes and events below.
Employee Assistance Program
Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder
Learn the signs and symptoms of SAD and strategies to address them as well as specific tools to help ease the symptoms during the darker winter months.
December 9, 2021 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
Healthy Eating
Figuring out Food Labels
Get the facts on the Nutrition Facts label! Ever have trouble fully understanding what makes up the foods we eat and how these may impact our health? Join us as we explore the many parts and pieces of food labels and their ingredients lists.
December 7, 2021 • Samantha Cochrane, RD
Parenting & Family
DRA During Pregnancy and Postpartum
As your baby grows, so does your belly. Diastasis Recti (DRA), or separation of abdominal muscles, is a common side effect of pregnancy. Learn how to check for it and ways to manage it both during pregnancy and after delivery.
November 16, 2021 • Kimberly Uscilowski, PT, DPT, OCS
Healthy Eating
Immune Boosting Foods
As we enter cold and flu season, we all want tips on how to prevent illness!  Learn about how what you eat can impact your immune system!  We will discuss vitamins and minerals as well as how gut health plays a role.
October 28, 2021 • Dena Champion
Parenting & Family
Physical Therapy and Pregnancy Postpartum
Your body just went through 9 months of complete change… now what?!?!  Join women’s health Physical Therapist Kristin Scott to learn what you can do after the pregnancy to get your body back!  Learn what is normal and what is not normal, and how to progress safely to get your body back.
October 19, 2021 • Kristin Scott
Employee Assistance Program
EAP Services Overview
Join the Employee Assistance Program for a 30 minute overview to learn about the robust EAP counseling and work/life benefits offered to OSU staff and their family members.
October 12, 2021 • Helka Casey
General Health and Wellness
Growing your Garden over Winter
Growing over winter is a great way to utilize all four seasons for food production in Ohio. Making the right choice for cold tolerant plantings as well as the use of season extension will allow the backyard grower, community gardener, teacher educator and urban farmer to harvest all 12 months of the year.
October 5, 2021 • Timothy McDermott DVM
Employee Assistance Program
Building Self-Esteem
We tend to be our own worst critics and yet our own opinion of ourselves is the most important. In this 30 minute EAP webinar you will: learn skills to enhance your self-esteem, become aware of how you talk to yourself and change your patterns, and experience a guided imagery to adjust the way you see yourself.
September 29, 2021 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
General Health and Wellness
Taking Steps Towards Becoming Tobacco Free
Are you ready to commit to making this the year that you become tobacco free for good? Join Health Coach Michael on September 28 at noon for a webinar that will talk about quitting strategies and cessation products and medications offered by the OSU Health Plan.
September 28, 2021 • Health Coach Michael Bramlish
Healthy Eating
Meatless Mondays: All About Plant Based Eating
Join Extension Educator and Registered Dietitian Jenny Lobb to learn about different types of plant-based diets and how to get started with plant-based eating.
September 27, 2021 • Jenny Lobb, MPH, RD, LD