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AZ: Midwestern University's Advice for 2011: Resolve to be Healthy!

January 03, 2011

by Office of Communications

A new year is fast approaching, and most Arizonans see January 1st as an opportunity to commit to improving their lives. Midwestern University's health experts are here to help advise and guide those decisions for a better tomorrow.

Midwestern University, home of the state's largest medical school, offers medical experts from its Multispecialty Clinic, Dental Institute, and Eye Institute to discuss the most serious, most common, and even lifesaving resolutions for 2011.

Shefali Gandhi, Psy.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, can tell you how to relieve stress and how to help kids avoid being victims of bullying.

Do you want healthy feet that you can show off in sandal weather? Jeffrey Page, D.P.M., Professor and Director, Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine, has advice that can help.

James Pashayan, D.D.S., M.A.Ed., Assistant Dean, College of Dental Medicine, is your source for ways to keep a bright and healthy smile - even after all of those sugary holiday treats!

Anthony Will, D.O., Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, can offer tips on keeping the whole family healthy.

Want to give back to the community? Alan Schalscha, D.O., Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, is an expert in community service and volunteering.

If your goal is to make diabetes more manageable, Erin Raney, Pharm.D., BCPS, or Kim Cauthon, Pharm.D., can help. Dr. Raney is an Associate Professor and Dr. Cauthon is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at MWU's College of Pharmacy-Glendale and both offer ongoing education classes and comprehensive medication reviews for patients in the Midwestern University Multispecialty Clinic.

Hoping to improve your eyesight or just get new eyewear? Donald Jarnagin, O.D., Interim Dean of the Arizona College of Optometry, and the new Midwestern University Eye Institute are ready to serve you.

The experts at Midwestern University's clinics can help you achieve a variety of New Year's resolutions, ranging from more fantastic footwear to rejuvenated relationships, and everything in between. For more information or to make an appointment, go to or call 623/537-6000.

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630.515.7333 (IL) or 623.572.3353 (AZ)