Penn State Schuylkill 2014 Women’s Wellness Conference set for Aug. 16

The 2014 Women’s Wellness Conference is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 16, at Penn State Schuylkill. The goal of the conference is to educate women on the most pressing issues concerning their mind, body and spirit. The event will feature five outstanding female speakers. Cost for the conference is $25 and includes a continental breakfast, buffet lunch and a wealth of valuable information presented by the women speakers.

Speakers and topics for the day include the following:

-- Gail Eiceman will speak on “Contemporary Nutrition: What you need to know about vitamin D and diabetes.”

-- Judy Grant will speak on “Managing stress and anxiety on a daily basis.”

-- Dr. Stacey June will speak on “Cosmetic Surgery: The latest techniques and procedures.”

-- Ginger McLean will share “The meaning of spa and how it promotes a wellness life-style.”

-- Dr. Susan Probst will speak on a “Roadmap to health for the 21st century woman.”

The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the John E. Morgan Auditorium. To register or for additional information, contact Rosalie Wiest at 570-385-6102 or email raw44@psu.edu.

Dr. Gail Eiceman has been in the health care profession for more than 25 years. She began her career as a pediatric nurse after receiving her nursing diploma from Chester County Hospital. She served as head nurse in the intensive coronary care unit, the emergency room and other various disciplines of nursing. A personal illness led Eiceman to investigate the integration of her medical experience with the benefits of natural medicine. She obtained numerous certifications and degrees, including her doctorate in naturopathy. She also received advanced nursing degrees and is board certified as a clinical nutritionist and Legal Nurse Consultant. Eiceman established her practice, Nutrition Works Educational Services, in 1983 in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania. She specializes in nutrition, bio-identical hormone therapy, weight loss and other women’s issues.

Judy Grant is the regional vice president of EAP+ Work/Life Operations for Health Advocate Inc., headquartered in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. She has more than 24 years of experience in clinical settings, as well as leadership roles with employee assistance programs (EAP) in the behavioral health field. Grant is a Licensed Social Worker. She earned her master’s degree in social work from Rutgers University, and an master of business administration degree with a concentration in marketing and international business from the University of Delaware. Her combined experience in behavioral health and business has made her a premier consultant and trainer in the employee assistance field.

Dr. Stacey June is a board certified plastic surgeon in private practice at Spring Ridge Plastic Surgery in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine before accepting the challenge of a rigorous general surgery residency at Lutheran Medical Center, a Level 1 trauma center in Brooklyn, New York. It was there that she developed a passion for plastic and reconstructive surgery. She completed a fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Ginger M. McLean, director of spa operations at Walt Disney World Resorts, brings a lifelong commitment to wellness with experience managing some of the country’s top resort spas. She began her spa career as part of the opening team with the Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa in Asheville, North Carolina. McLean also held positions as the senior vice president, spa division, for WTS International; the spa director of The Chocolate Spa at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, Hershey, Pennsylvania; the corporate director of Spas and Tarpon Club, Gulfbay Companies, Marco Beach Ocean Resort, Marco Island, Florida; and the director of revenue management and spa operations manager, Ojai Valley Inn and Spa, Ojai, California.

Dr. Susan Probst is an obstetrician and gynecologist in Reading, Pennsylvania, with more than 37 years of experience in her field. She is affiliated with the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. Probst received her medical degree from Temple University. She is one of 35 physicians at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center that specializes in obstetrics and gynecology.

Last Updated June 23, 2014