Try This WV 2019 Conference 


Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT
Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 4:00 PM EDT

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West Virginia Wesleyan College 
59 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201

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Sponsor, presenter & general questions:

Jennifer Wells 

Registration & on-campus housing questions:

Carey Jo Grace 

Two conferences in one:

June 6: Healthcare Professional's Day

June 7-8: Try This WV Conference

Come to one or both - see below for what to expect from each.

Healthcare Professional's Day
Calling all physicians, nurses, medical students, dieticians and other health professionals...
Take action to fight West Virginia's soaring rates of chronic disease! Here's your chance to:
  • Learn about evidence-based strategies for identifying, preventing, and reversing obesity, diabetes, and metabolic roots of disease. 
  • Explore new clinical approaches to promote health and wellness across the lifespan.
  • Discuss methods beyond treatment to help block chronic disease.
  • Meet health care professionals who are using these methods in the field.
  • Earn Continuing Education Credit! CEUs are available for physicians, nurses, social workers, dieticians, pharmacists & CHES!

Try This for Healthcare Professionals  is a collaboration between the WVU School of Medicine Eastern Division, Try This West Virginia, The Future of Nursing WV, the WV Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Quality Insights, WV Bureau for Public Health, and other WV providers, institutions, and community leaders.

Try This WV Conference

Are you working for a healthier WV? This conference is for you! Two idea-packed, inspiring days with like-minded people! Meet people from all over the state who are doing great things in their communities. Trade ideas - join forces - get inspired - learn - plan next steps - help build a statewide movement!

  • Forty workshops!  From farmers markets and school gardens to bicycling and running programs to school-based health centers and parks, we’ve got great workshop leaders who really know their stuff! 
  • Mini-grant program!  If three or more people from your community attend the conference and plan as a team, you can apply for a grant to help make your healthier-community idea happen!  More details here.
  • Team building! Come with others from your community so you can brainstorm and plan in a stimulating, idea-filled atmosphere.
  • Youth activities!  Young people from 12 - 18 are encouraged to attend and participate in our conference. We believe our future comes from them, we need them at this conference with us! 

For more details, info & inspiration, check out the Try This web page.

Best of all - it's affordable!

$100 (for two full days) or $150 (for three full days) of inspiration and fun!

If you know you're coming ... but your team isn't yet together ... or you're waiting for approval from your employer ... or there's a holdup of some sort ... go ahead and register and mark "pay by check" 

Register Now!