University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Beynnon, Henry and Langevin Present at ECHO After Dark

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Bruce Beynnon, Ph.D.

A presentation titled “Conditioning Your Body: Sports Injuries, Back Pain and Yoga" was the focus of the May 3 After Dark OUR BODY Speaker Series presentation at 6:30 p.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center in Burlington, Vt. The event featured the expertise of Bruce Beynnon, Ph.D., University of Vermont professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation and sports injury specialist; Sharon Henry, Ph.D., UVM professor of rehabilitation and movement science, associate professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation and low back pain specialist; and Helene Langevin, M.D., UVM professor of neurology, associate professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, and connective tissue specialist. The evening program included access to the OUR BODY: The Universe Within exhibit, refreshments from a cash bar, free hors d’oeuvres, an introduction to the evening's speakers, and two twenty minute “walk-and-talk” tours with speakers in the exhibit. The tours took place at 7 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. For Admission information, check the ECHO Special Events website.

Additional ECHO After Dark OUR BODY Speaker Series topics and speakers include:
• May 10, “Diseases of Aging: Osteoarthritis, Joint Replacement and Osteoporosis” featuring David Halsey, M.D., UVM Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Surgeon; James Trice, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Rheumatologist; and Sheldon Cooper, M.D., UVM Professor of Medicine and Rheumatologist
• May 17, “Go with Your Gut: What is Your Stomach ‘Thinking’” featuring Gary Mawe, Ph.D., UVM Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Neurogastroenterology Specialist, and Peter Moses, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterologist
• May 24, “Science of the Sexes with Modern Medicine” featuring George Osol, Ph.D., UVM Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Maternal Blood Circulation Specialist, and Mark Plante, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Urologic Surgeon

Learn more about the ECHO After Dark OUR BODY Speaker Series.