Education - Nutrition and Skin Cancer Talk

  • 31 May 2017
  • 7:00 PM
  • 600 South Wagner, Ann Arbor, MI 48103


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Have you ever wondered if you are treating your body right? Are you giving it what it deserves both on the inside and outside?  Nutrition and skin care are essential components in triathlon. With all the training that we do it is vital to ensure we are fueling right and protecting ourselves from harmful skin damage.  Please join us in our next two part educational series on Nutrition and Skin Cancer so that you can discover what you can do to better yourself. 

Part 1: Nutrition

Emily Haller is a register dietician with the Division of Gastroenterology at Michigan Medicine where she provides individualized nutrition counseling and medical nutritional therapy to her patients. In addition, she also operates her own private practice where she provides individualized nutrition counseling and services. Emily is one of our proud members in AATC she is passionate about active living, nutritious eating, and optimal well-being.  She is currently pursing her Masters of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics through Central Michigan University. Please join us as Emily discusses the importance of nutrition in the off-season and during training. Nutrition is not only important on race day, but rather in the months and weeks preceding and following our sacred events.  She will also cover topics such as carb to protein ratio, timing of nutrition, and importance of water and electrolyte intake.

Part 2: Skin cancer and the triathlete

Dr. Jenny Cotton, MD PhD is a Dermatopathologist at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (SJMH). You may be asking yourself what is a Dermatopathologist? Or what is Dermatopathology? It is a subspecialty that focuses on the study and diagnosis of diseases of the skin at a molecular level. Dr. Cotton completed her graduate and medical school at the University of Kentucky and pursued her pathology residency and dermatopathology fellowship at Indiana University. She pioneered and developed the dermatopathology section at SJMH, which is now staffed by four dermatopathologists. Dr. Cotton has numerous publications and is co-author of a recently published dermatopathology textbook.  She is the recipient of a dermatology teaching award, and currently serves on the American Board of Pathology/Dermatology Test Development and Advisory Committee.  She is also a member of AATC and is very passionate about physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle. She is certainly finds a way to do it all as an accomplished physician, mother of two, and gifted athlete. Dr. Cotton will be discussing the topic of skin cancer including risk factors, prevention, recognition, and appropriate evaluation/follow-up.  

When: Wednesday May 31st 7:00pm
Where: Epic Races 600 South Wagner Ann Arbor, MI 
Why: You're Body is a Temple...Treat it that way!

Please RSVP on our club website so that we have an idea of how many will be attending. Questions of concerns please contact Jen El Aile, AATC Educational Coordinator. 

Jennifer El Aile MS, AGPCNP-BC

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