Staying Connected to Your Child's Health at College

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Learn tips on staying connected to your child's health while they are away at college.
Air Date: 4/17/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Cora Breuner, MD
BreunerCorapix2012.jpgDr. Breuner attended Medical School in Philadelphia at Jefferson Medical College with a Residency in San Diego at the Balboa Naval Hospital. She served as a transitional intern, consisting of 6 months internal medicine followed by 6 months of surgery training. Following this Dr Breuner was the general medical officer on the destroyer tender, USS Acadia, homeported in San Diego. She entered a 3-year pediatric residency, serving as Chief Resident the final year. She spent the next two years as a general pediatrician in Japan, where she volunteered as a pediatric consultant in Navy clinics throughout Japan and Korea. Dr. Breuner then spent a year working in Pakistan caring for Afghan refugees where she taught soldiers to be medics in their military and local communities.

She returned to the University of Washington and Seattle Childrens Hospital in 2000. She joined the faculty of the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine department in 2007. She is the current director of the Adolescent Eating Disorder Clinic, and is also the director of the Adolescent Biofeedback Clinic.
Staying Connected to Your Child's Health at College
Your teen is sending out college applications. You may be starting to worry about the fact that they will be leaving the nest... and living without your supervision.

Who will encourage them to eat healthy, not stay up too late every night, and keep themselves safe while at college?

Join us and special guest Dr. Cora Breuner for ways to stay connected to your child's health while they're away at college.
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