Healthy Conversations Wellness Forums


Please join us for Healthy Conversations Wellness Forums, a monthly series named in honor of Bruce P. King’s leadership and passion for community wellness.

Future Healthy Conversations Wellness Forum will be announced soon.



Past events

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

"Heart-Healthy Eating: Plant-Based Approach"

In this VIRTUAL event during National Heart Month, learn about plant-based protein options and how to incorporate them into a heart-healthy diet. With speaker: Rebecca Keber, RD, LD

Watch "Heart-Healthy Eating"

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

"Health Needs in our Community"

A conversation about the 2021 Community Healthy Needs Assessment results and the plans in place to improve the health of the communities we live, work, and play in. 

See the presentation

Tuesday, November 20, 2021

"Migraines and Headaches"

Featured Speaker: Jennifer Wright, APRN, MSN, FNP, ANCC has been a provider at the DHMC Headache Center for four years. Jennifer was an ICU and PACU nurse for 15 years prior to receiving her APRN at Rivier University in 2018.

Watch "Migraines and Headaches"

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

"The Importance of Mammography Screening"

Featured Speaker: Kris A. Eschbach, D.O: Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology Dartmouth - Hitchcock Medical Center and Medical Director, Diagnostic Imaging New London Hospital

Watch "The Importance of Mammography Screening"

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

"Recovery-Friendly Communities"

Featured speaker: Ryan Fowler, Harm Reduction Coordinator for the HIV/HCV Resource Center in Lebanon, NH

Watch "Recovery-Friendly Communities"

Thursday, June 17, 2021

"Kearsarge Food Hub: A Story of Health and Connection Through Local Food"

Featured speaker: Hanna Flanders, Cofounder and Director of Community Engagement at Kearsarge Food Hub

Watch "Kearsarge Food Hub: A Story of Health and Connection Through Local Food"

Monday, April 12, 2021

“Summertime Safety”

Featured speaker: Matthew Kilroe, OMS-III, EMT-B

Watch “Summertime Safety”

Friday, February 26, 2021

“Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart”

Featured speaker: Birgit Humpert

Watch “Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart”

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

“COVID-19 and Kids: Information and Guidance for Parents and Caregivers”

Featured speakers: Sarah Lester, MD, and Rebecca Lozman-Oxman, DNP, APRN, MPH

Watch “COVID-19 and Kids: Information and Guidance for Parents and Caregivers”

Thursday, December 17, 2020

“Letting Myself off the Hook”

Featured speakers: Renee Davis, MA, LCMHC, MLADC, Director of Substance Use Services, Counseling Associates of New London, PLLC; Jacqui Baker, CPS, Community Partnership Coordinator, Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center; Michelle Wagner, Community Educator and Peer Services Coordinator, NAMI New Hampshire

Friday, November 20, 2020

“Healthy Holiday Recipes”

Featured speaker: Birgit Humpert

Monday, October 26, 2020

“Medicare Basics for 2020”

Featured speakers: Sullivan County ServiceLink Aging and Disability Resource Center

Thursday, September 29, 2020

“Well-Come to Retirement: Thriving in Your Third Act”

Featured speaker: Patricia Peters Martin, PhD

Thursday, February 13, 2020

“Eating Smart for a Healthy Heart”

Featured speaker: Elke Melody, RD, LD

Thursday, January 23, 2020

“Palliative Care: Improving the quality of living for people with serious illness”

Featured speakers: Lori Richer, MD, Medical Director for Palliative Care at New London Hospital (NLH) and Medical Director Hospice and Palliative Care with Lake Sunapee VNA and Hospice and Katie Ippolito, RN, BSN, CCM, Director of Care Management.


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