FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2006
Contact: Anika Mitchell Perkins
Dr. Pamela Peeke keynote speaker for women’s health
awareness program at MUW
COLUMBUS, Miss. – A women’s health awareness program
at Mississippi University for Women will feature Dr.
Pamela Peeke, a nationally known speaker, author and
women’s health expert on Wednesday, March 22.
Peeke will begin the day with a presentation titled
“Practice What You Preach: How to Stay Healthy
Enough to be a Health Professional.”
The program, which is a part of the Miller Lecture,
will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Parkinson Hall
A luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in
the Pope Banquet Room of the Hogarth Dining Center.
During this program, Peeke will discuss “Stressed
for Success: The Key to a Lifetime of Wellness is
Vitamin B: Balance!”
Peeke will be signing and selling copies of her book
“Body for Life for Women,” a New York Times
bestseller, after the morning presentation as well
as at the conclusion of her lunch presentation.
The cost of lunch is $10 and tickets must be
purchased by close of business on Monday, March 20.
Tickets may be purchased from the MUW Health and
Kinesiology Department or the MUW Southern Women’s
Both events are open to students, faculty, staff and
The lecture and luncheon are sponsored by the MUW
Health and Kinesiology Department, the Southern
Women’s Institute, the MUW Foundation, Baptist
Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle and the Columbus
Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Dr. Joyce Yates, professor of health and
kinesiology, said, “We are excited to have such a
celebrated medical expert in the field of women’s
health to be a visitor to Mississippi. We look
forward to her sharing information vital to quality
of life and disease prevention.”
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact
the Health and Kinesiology Department at (662)