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TEDx OStateU: Chandra Story on “Social Support and Wellness”

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

 Dr. Chandra Story, assistant professor in health education and promotion, spoke at the 2015 TEDx OStateU “Ideas” event. Story’s talk, “Social Support and Wellness”, looks at health in a new way.  You can watch it here

Story examines the importance of genuine, face-to-face connections to wellness and health. She poses the concept of a developing culture of health, where social health is just as important as mental and physical health.

Story is a master certified health education specialist. Her research focus is the evaluation of health promotion interventions in order to decrease disparities. Story’s evaluation portfolio includes physical activity, mental health and HIV/AIDS advocacy programs.