April 20, 2006

Kate Olderman
(215) 349-8369


Invitation to Cover
Penn Nutritionist Hosts Screening of Her New TLC Series: “Honey We’re Killing the Kids”

WHAT: Dr. Lisa Hark, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine nutritionist, hosts a screening of her new series on The Learning Channel (TLC), “Honey, We’re Killing the Kids,” a show that will transform the lives of 13 families by providing them with guidelines and techniques for changing their children’s unhealthy lifestyles -- which include a steady diet of junk food, and a lack of exercise and sleep.
WHO: Lisa Hark, PhD, RD
Director, Nutrition Education and Prevention Program
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
WHEN: Monday, April 24, 2006
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
* Healthy lunch will be provided
* Receive a free copy of Dr. Hark's new book, The Whole Grain Diet Miracle
NOTE: Limited quantities available, so arrive on-time!
WHERE: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Dunlop Auditorium - Stemmler Hall
3450 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Visit www.lisahark.com/events.shtml or contact Kate Olderman at (215) 349-8369 or kate.olderman@uphs.upenn.edu for additional information.


PENN Medicine is a $2.9 billion enterprise dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and high-quality patient care. PENN Medicine consists of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Penn's School of Medicine is ranked #2 in the nation for receipt of NIH research funds; and ranked #3 in the nation in U.S.News & World Report's most recent ranking of top research-oriented medical schools. Supporting 1,400 fulltime faculty and 700 students, the School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and leaders of academic medicine.

The University of Pennsylvania Health System includes three hospitals [Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, which is consistently ranked one of the nation's few "Honor Roll" hospitals by U.S.News & World Report; Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation's first hospital; and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center]; a faculty practice plan; a primary-care provider network; two multispecialty satellite facilities; and home care and hospice.

This release is available online at http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/apr06/harkITC.htm