Category Archives: Community

Healthcare Forums Announced

Please plan to attend one of the following Healthcare Forums next week.

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2:00–3:30 p.m. in JH-141
  • Wednesday, October 22, p.m. 8:00–9:30 a.m. in PB-103
  • Thursday, October 23, 8:30–9:30 a.m. in PB-156 (this session is one hour due to room availability)

These are the Healthcare Forums at which Vice President for Finance and Administration Bruce Arick will speak. Historically, these sessions preceded the open enrollment sessions. Open enrollment session dates and the open enrollment process will be announced soon.

6th Annual Bulldog Tailgate

FOOD, FUN, FRIENDS, AND FOOTBALL!
Brought to you by Staff Assembly Activities and Social Committee

When: Tailgate from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Game starts at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Hinkle Fieldhouse Parking Lot, in front of Gate 4
What you need to know:

  • We will have games, food, and fun all happening before the
    Butler vs. SanDiego football game.
  • Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for youth (ages 3-12) and include game
    admission, food and drinks. Game tickets will be handed out at the tailgate.
  • Alcohol is allowed but will not be provided. (Please, no glass containers.)

RSVP to Terese McAninch, HRC
– Via website to pay with a credit card
– Via this form to pay with cash or check

 

Mobile Mammography Van Hits Campus November 3

Are you or your spouse due for your regularly scheduled breast cancer screening? The St. Vincent Mobile Mammography van will be on campus, Monday, November 3 from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This screening is available to all Butler University faculty and staff, as well as their significant other. Students are also welcome to register if they meet the eligibility criteria. Please see the participant letter for eligibility requirements.

Registration is required and can be completed online or by filling out the patient registration form. Registration needs to be completed no later than Friday, October 17. Your results are confidential and will be sent directly to your primary care provider. Please contact Healthy Horizons at healthyhorizons@butler.edu or 317-940-8143 with any questions.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Lunch and Learn Opportunities

Through a grant sponsored by the Indiana State Department of Health and the Indiana Cancer Consortium, Healthy Horizons is holding several breast cancer awareness events across campus, including a series of lunch and learn educational discussions. If you have any questions about these events, please contact Healthy Horizons at healthyhorizons@butler.edu.

Friday, October 3 – Noon in Atherton Union, room 326
Breast Cancer 101 (An introduction to breast cancer)

This presentation will introduce participants to the topic of breast cancer. Participants will gain an increased knowledge on Susan G. Komen of Central Indiana and the impact of its mission. Participants will also gain a better understanding of breast cancer and warning signs. The discussion will include the 3-step early detection plan, the impact of research, breast cancer treatment options, and how to become involved in the breast cancer movement.

Presented by Wendy Noe, Outreach and Grants Manager for the Susan G. Komen foundation

Wednesday, October 15 – Noon in Atherton Union, room 302
Genetics and Hereditary Component of Breast Cancer

This presentation will focus on the genetic and hereditary aspect of breast cancer. Stephanie is a genetics counselor with St. Vincent who is involved in their Cancer Genetics Risk Assessment Program. The discussion will include common genetic mutations and hereditary effects in relation to a person developing or living with breast cancer.

Presented by Stephanie Cohen, Licensed Genetics Counselor with St. Vincent Hospital

Wednesday, October 29 – Noon in Atherton Union, room 326
Ask the Doctor Series

This discussion will focus on the importance of breast cancer screening strategies. Dr. Goulet will discuss from a breast cancer surgeon’s point of view, what are ideal and/or optimal screening strategies to prevent or reduce the risk of developing breast cancer. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions and address concerns on breast cancer topics with the doctor. Dr. Goulet is one of the most renowned breast surgeons in the country. View his bio.

Presented by Dr. Robert Goulet of Community Health Network in Indianapolis

Monday, November 3 – 9:00 AM–3:00 PM, Parked outside on Butler Way
St. Vincent Mobile Mammography Unit

Note: Registration deadline is Friday, October 10.

Registration is required. Please contact Healthy Horizons at healthyhorizons@butler.edu OR sign up online.

Free Flu Shots!

Seasonal influenza vaccines (flu shots) will be available at no cost to anyone with a Butler ID: students, faculty, staff and affiliates. This year the offer is extended to employee spouses/partners. The free vaccine is available while supplies last and no appointment is necessary.

Drop-In Flu Shot Clinics will be as follows:

Date Time Location
Wed., October 1 4:30 – 6:00 pm Jordan Hall Rm 174
Fri., October 3 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Reilly Room, Atherton
Mon., October 6 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Reilly Room, Atherton
Tues., October 7 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Reilly Room, Atherton
Thurs., October 9 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Reilly Room, Atherton
Mon., October 20 Noon – 6:00 pm HRC 154
  • Please wear loose clothing so that your upper arm is easy to access
  • Please allow 20 minutes in your schedule
  • Bring your Butler ID with you
  • Must be 18 years of age or have parental consent
  • Key Facts about Seasonal Flu from the CDC
  • Good Health Habits

Anyone who would like to get a free flu shot in advance or outside of these clinic times is welcome to drop by Health Services (in the HRC), Monday–Friday between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm, calling ahead is preferred.

Questions: Health Services, 317-940-9385, or message healthservices@butler.edu