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Dimensions Of Health & Wellness: Environmental Wellness

In this interview, Kathy Day and Gaurava Agarwal chat with Rachel Self on the topic on environmental wellness, which involves feeling physically safe, having access clean air, water, and food, and having safe and clean surroundings.



Kathy Day, MPA, BA, AA

Caregiver & Mental Health Advocate in Sacramento, CA; Former Member, Sacramento County Mental Health Board, Active in legislative reform at local and federal levels

Kathy Day, MPA, currently serves as a caregiver and advocate for a close family member who was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2010. She also helps to manage online support groups for families coping with mental illness like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression. Ms. Day received her MPA from Brandman University.

Gaurava Agarwal, MD

Chief wellness executive, Northwestern Medicine Director of Faculty Wellness, Northwestern University

Gaurava Agarwal, MD serves as the Major Depressive Disorder Section Advisor for PsychU. In addition, he is the Chief Wellness Executive, Northwestern Medicine Medical Groups; Associate Professor for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Medical Education, and Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. He also is the Director of Physician Well-Being for Northwestern Medicine’s Medical Groups.

Rachel Self, PhD, MS (OPDC)

Medical Science Director, Neuroscience Field Medical Affairs

Rachel Self, PhD, MS is a Medical Science Director for Otsuka’s Neuroscience Field Medical Affairs, neuroscientist, & wellness advocate.

Downloadable Resource

Dimensions Of Health & Wellness: Environmental Wellness Fact Sheet

Kathy Day and Gaurava Agarwal are paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC)
Rachel Self is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC)

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