Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Date: June 5, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location:  Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Cardiologist to present on preventing the harms of “sitting disease”

Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Women in Science Series Continues with Presentation on Importance of Physical Activity in Health and Longevity


Jacquelyn Kulinski, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, will discuss the importance of physical activity in health and longevity and explain how exercise may not fully prevent the harms of “sitting disease” in modern society. She will highlight the applications of activity monitors in physical activity research and present ways to minimize sedentary behaviors and reduce health risk.

This lecture is the second in the 2018 MCW Women in Science lecture series. The annual series showcases outstanding research by MCW female scientists and provides financial support for their cutting-edge work.

Those interested in registering can visit Series memberships start at $275, which supports four awards for promising women scientists. Admission, food and parking are included at all the events. Members are also allowed to invite a guest for free to one event. Students sponsorships are also available for only $25. For additional registration information, please contact Ashley Fait,, 414-955-5828.





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