The Department of Health Sciences, in cooperation with Illinois Prairie Community Foundation Nolte Funds, will present the 2014 Nolte Scholar at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 4, in the Old Main Room at Bone Student Center.

Dr. Victor Strecher is this year’s featured scholar. He will present his lecture, “On Purpose: A New Direction for Health Behavior Change.”

Strecher has been a professor in the University Of Michigan School Of Public Health since 1995. He founded the Center for Health Communications Research and has been leading investigator on over $45 million in grant-funded studies. With the university, Strecher founded HealthMedia Inc. in 1998, an Ann Arbor-based company that develops and disseminates award-winning tailored health interventions to millions of users. In 2008 HealthMedia Inc. was purchased by Johnson & Johnson.

Currently, as director for innovation and social entrepreneurship, Strecher is helping the University of Michigan disseminate research to the real world, improving the public’s health nationally and globally.

If you need special accommodations to fully participate in this program/event, please contact the Department of Health Sciences at (309) 438-8329. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.