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Sleep & Total Wellness - UCLA Health Class

In this informative session, Dr. Sam Kashani, a sleep physician at UCLA Health, will be discussing the importance of sleep to the body. Dr. Kashani will also be discussing common sleep disorders in adults and children, including sleep disturbances experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the overall relationship between stress, anxiety, mood, and sleep health.


March Wellness: Cancer Prevention Month

Human Resources’ Thrive Wellness Program is pleased to highlight Cancer Prevention Month by providing you with tailored resources to aid in your personal and professional development.


Join the Waves March Madness Bracket Challenge

Do you think you can predict the perfect bracket (or two?). Join this year's March Madness Bracket Challenge for the men's and women's basketball tournaments.


Spring 2022 Red Cross Blood Drive

Now more than ever, your partnership is invaluable. The Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis as it kicks off the new year. We are currently facing the worst blood shortage in over a decade, posing a concerning risk to patient care.The Red Cross has experienced about a 10% decline in the number of people donating blood since the pandemic began. Doctors have been forced to make difficult decisions about who receives blood transfusions and who will need to wait until more products become available. You can help by responding to this urgent need! Sign up here to donate blood at Pepperdine's Malibu campus March 22nd to 24th. Contact Christin Shatzer Román at christin.shatzerroman@pepperdine.edu with questions.


National Wear Red Day

Join the American Heart Association in celebration of National Wear Red Day by wearing red on Friday, February 4! The American Heart Association is hosting a Wear Red Day Heart to Heart Conversation to learn about how we can all live heart healthy in 2022 and beyond. This webinar will feature a local cardiologist sharing important health information followed by time for Q&A. We will gather together on Zoom between 2-3pm PST and the registration link is included below.


Virtual Pacific Crest Trail: The Journey Continues

Campus Recreation is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Virtual Pacific Crest Trail event. The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2,650 mile long hiking trail from the border of Mexico to the border of Canada. Last year, Pepperdine Community members (students, faculty, staff) virtually hiked from Mexico to Yosemite (942 miles), and this year we are continuing on the trail from Yosemite to the border of Washington (1,205 miles).


Cancer Prevention: A Lifestyle Approach

March 30, 2022 | 2 PM | Cancer continues to be the second most common cause of death in the US, after heart disease. A total of 1.9 million new cancer cases and 609,360 deaths from cancer are expected to occur in the US in 2022, which is about 1,670 deaths a day. Can a focus on cancer prevention practices reduce your risk? Dr. Nimit Sudan, specialist in hematology and medical oncology from UCLA Health, will discuss lifestyle approaches to cancer prevention, including early detection, quality nutrition, stress management and exercise to optimize health and longevity.


Heart Health, Stress & Burnout: Managing Stress in 2022

February 23, 2022 | 12 PM | As we approach year three of the pandemic, stress levels are as high as they have ever been for so many. UCLA Health cardiologist Dr. Megha Agarwal provides important heart health information including the effect of stress on your heart and many helpful tips to manage stress and burnout


February Wellness: Heart Health Month

Human Resources’ Thrive Wellness Program is pleased to highlight Heart Health Month by providing you with tailored resources to aid in your personal and professional development.


Pepperdine CPR Training Course

Sign up today for this blended CPR/AED Training course consists of watching videos online at your convenience, and a short hands-on skills session where you're able to practice the skills of CPR and use of an AED on a manikin. This course covers CPR use of an AED for Adults/Children & Infants, as well as choking relief for all ages.