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The Fall CHIP class is forming now

The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) is a research-tested, intensive lifestyle intervention designed to prevent, arrest, and facilitate the reversal of many common chronic diseases. Over 300 people have already taken advantage of this wellness benefit offered by Life Healthy Appalachia and the Ohio University Benefits Office.*  

Once again, The Patton College of Education is partnering with Live Healthy Appalachia to offer the classes in McCracken Hall with whole food plant-based recipes prepared by students in the college’s Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism program.    

Want to learn more? Attend one of the free, upcoming CHIP Info Sessions listed below. 

Sept. 4th, McCracken Hall, Room 120, 12:00 -1:00 p.m.
Sept. 9th, McCracken Hall, Room 120, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Sept. 11th, Ohio University Baker Center, Room 230, 12:00-1 p.m.   

Fall class sessions will be held:
Mondays & Wednesdays from 12-1 pm
McCracken Hall, Room 120
September 16th - November 20th

To register for an Info Session, visit: https://livehealthyappalachia.org/what-we-do/chip/upcoming-classes.html  

*Ohio University Benefits-Participating Employees and Spouses/Partners
If you are interested in participating in a clinical research study, Ohio University Human Resources will cover 100 percent of your program fees and you can receive a $120 participation reward.   

Please reach out to Amy Lipka, Director of Adult Education at Live Healthy Appalachia, for more information or questions: AMY@LIVEHEALTHYAPPALACHIA.ORG  

Meet Your CHIP Facilitator Heidi Fischer!

Heidi Fischer

Greetings! My name is Heidi Fischer and I am the facilitator for the upcoming Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) that is being offered on the Athens campus of Ohio University this fall. I am a registered dietitian and have facilitated the CHIP program on the Ohio University Athens campus for a few years and am excited to be your facilitator for the fall corporate class!  I too am a CHIP graduate and have personally experienced how this program enhances the quality of life and improves health. I am a working mother with a family that includes three small children, so I know the challenges of maintaining a healthy lifestyle with a busy schedule. Thankfully, CHIP gave me the information and tools that I needed to raise a happy, balanced, healthy family!