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How much sun is enough?

Media Release
11 February 2009

How much sun is enough?

The Women's Wellness West Network is holding a free seminar entitled: ‘A Healthy Dose of Sun to Maintain Vitamin D Levels' on Thursday 26 February, at Victoria University's (VU) Sunshine Campus.

Guest speakers will be:

  • Professor Peter Ebeling, Head of Endocrinology, Western Hospital
    Topic: ‘Vitamin D deficiency: Myths and Facts'
  • Associate Professor Grant McArthur, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
    Topic: ‘Skin cancer, a preventable cause of death'
  • Justine Osborne, Sunsmart representative, Cancer Council Victoria University
    Topic: ‘How much is enough sun? Getting the right balance - Vitamin D and sun protection'
  • Professor Avni Sali, Director, National Institute of Integrative Medicine
    Topic: ‘Blending conventional and complimentary approaches to the prevention and care of chronic illness'

Where: Victoria University Convention Centre,
460 Ballarat Rd, Sunshine (Melways 26J10)
(Parking at rear - enter via Westmoreland Rd)

When: Thursday 26 February

Time: Registration and light refreshments 6pm-6.30pm

RSVP: By Friday 20 February to: Cheryl Shilton, VU, Ph: (03) 9919 2217
Email: cheryl.shilton@vu.edu.au


Media contact: Ann Marie Angebrandt, Media Officer
Marketing and Communications Department, Victoria University
Ph: +61 3 9919 5487; Mobile: 0403 556 001

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