Concordia University, Nebraska's MPH Program Director to Speak at Kansas District Pastor's Conference

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Concordia University, Nebraska’s online Master of Public Health Program Director and Associate Professor, Dr. Jen Janousek, will speak at the 2014 Kansas District Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) Pastor’s Conference. Dr. Janousek will discuss wellness issues facing pastors in the ministry.

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I look to pastors to guide me on improving my own spiritual health and I am grateful to be able to serve them in return. It is my hope to address issues and concerns of today’s pastors and their families to help improve their everyday quality of life.

Concordia University, Nebraska’s online Master of Public Health Program Director and Associate Professor, Jen Janousek, PhD., will present topics on wellness issues at the annual Kansas District Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) Pastor’s Conference. Dr. Janousek will discuss the topics of stress and distress as well as exercise and nutrition tips to improve one’s physical health and wellness. The conference will take place October 12-14, 2014, at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center in Lawrence, Kansas. The theme for the 2014 Kansas Pastor’s Conference is Renewal in Wellness: Mind, Body, and Spirit.

Dr. Janousek will be presenting on Monday, October 13, 2014:
Stress Happens: Like it or not, we encounter stress every day. What we choose to do with our stressors and our distress is the key to managing stress!
Banish the Belly Bulge: Exercise and nutrition tips that can make a big difference to improve your physical health and wellness.

Dr. Janousek earned her doctorate in public health, specializing in community health education. She is a member of the Public Health Association of Nebraska, the American Public Health Association and the Society of Public Health Education. Dr. Janousek is passionate about global health and leads Concordia Nebraska’s public health students on an annual mission trip to serve and educate communities on the importance of public health. Most recently, Janousek has lead public health students to Guatemala, and in October 2014, a new group of students will travel to Belize. “It is humbling to be speaking at this year’s Kansas District LCMS Pastor’s Conference. I look to pastors to guide me on improving my own spiritual health and I am grateful to be able to serve them in return,” said Janousek. “It is my hope to address issues and concerns of today’s pastors and their families to help them improve their everyday quality of life.”

Concordia Nebraska’s online Master of Public Health (MPH) curriculum builds on the University’s Lutheran faith, values and strong commitment to servant leadership. The MPH program focuses on the fundamentals of public health and enables students to apply public health concepts and principles through a hands-on practicum and global mission trip. Students in Concordia’s online MPH program have the opportunity to complement their career interests and goals by choosing from two specializations: Community Health Education and Health Policy and Administration.

Learn more about the online Master of Public Health at Concordia University, Nebraska. Request more information or call 877-497-5848 to speak with an admissions adviser.

About Concordia University, Nebraska
Concordia University, Nebraska was founded in 1894 by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and carries forward a mission of providing excellent Christian education as it welcomes all students seeking lives of learning, service and leadership. Concordia is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 50 undergraduate programs and approximately 20 graduate degrees, specializations, certificates and adult learning programs.

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