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January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day

January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month, which is a great opportunity for building healthy habits together.

Resources for keeping active no matter the season: https://www.eatright.org/fitness/exercise/family-activities/family-exercise-ideas-for-every-season

Find heart healthy recipes and tips for improving your cooking skills: https://recipes.heart.org/en/recipes

Mental health isn’t just mental, it impacts our healthy physically: https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Family-Members-and-Caregivers/Taking-Care-of-Yourself

January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day

Healthy weight awareness month infographic

January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month, and Connections IN Health and the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance are here to support Hoosiers efforts to shed the weight.

Assess your weight: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/index.html

Find out more about the role nutrition plays: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.html

Learn the health effects of being overweight/obese: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/effects/index.html

Get moving! https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/physical_activity/index.html

Join the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance

January is Mental Wellness Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
January is Poverty in America Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day

Poverty in America Month Flyer

Connections IN Health has compiled the following resources for community members in recognition of Poverty in America Month. In 2020, Indiana saw 760,167 of it’s residents living in poverty (11.6% of the population), just .3% less than the national level. (statistics from census.gov)

To search for housing and support by ZIP code: https://www.findhelp.org

To support children in poverty with access to food: https://www.charities.org/charities/share-our-strength-no-kid-hungry

For local resources about housing and support: https://www.cagi-in.org/cpwi 





ATP Seminar: presented by Genome Editing Center @ Zoom
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday, Jan 28th at noon (Zoom) IU School of Medicine
Title: Harnessing the power of Genome Engineering
Speaker: Stephane Pelletier, PhD
Core: IU Genome Editing Core
Description: The Indiana University Genome Editing Center (IUGEC) provides state-of-the-art genome editing technologies by assisting with the generation of genetically modified cell lines and animal models in a time- and cost-effective manner. In this seminar, Dr. Pelletier will provide an overview of services offered, including CRISPR-based genome editing systems, conventional gene targeting in embryonic stem cells, and transgenesis to engineer genetically modified transformed cell lines, stem cells, and murine models. Examples of how these technologies can be used to identify and validate novel therapeutic targets, accelerate translational research, and advance precision medicine will be provided.
Deadline: Indiana CTSI IU Kelley MBA Core & Project Business Management Assistance Submission
Jan 31 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
February is African-American History Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day

-list of places in Indianapolis that hold events and historic monuments related to African American history for 2022

-event in Bloomington where scholarships, essay contests, and awards will take place

-list of documents and literature on African American history

February is American Heart Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day

-article on heart disease education

-adopt a clinic provides services for individuals who are currently struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is a local resource through the Indiana American Heart Association

February is Eating Disorders Screening Program Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day

-provides education on what an eating disorder is and looks like, also provides risk factors and warning signs

-local resource to find treatment

-provides a free screening tool for those who do not have access to screening services near them

Deadline: Indiana CTSI (Bloomington) Research Equipment Fund Submission
Feb 1 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm

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