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The Mind-Gut Connection featured in upcoming Lunchtime Learning Presentation

The Mind-Gut Connection featured in upcoming Lunchtime Learning Presentation

The Lunchtime Learning presentation, “The Mind-Gut Connection,” featuring Emeran Mayer, MD, will be held on Tuesday, April 17 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the Moose-Wapiti classroom at St. John’s Medical Center.

In this presentation, Dr. Mayer will discuss the connection between the brain, gut, and microbiome; the effects of diet, The Mind Gut Connection Event Flyerstress, and emotions; and the impact of diet.

One of the pioneers and leading researchers in the role of mind-brain-body interactions in health and chronic disease, Dr. Mayer is a gastroenterologist, neuroscientist, and professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is the executive director of the G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience at UCLA, and co-director of the CURE: Digestive Diseases Research Center. His book, The Mind-Gut Connection, was published by Harper Wave in 2016.

The Lunchtime Learning presentation is free, and no tickets are required.

The Moose-Wapiti classroom is located downstairs at St. John’s Medical Center at 625 E. Broadway. Enter through the Emergency Department, and take the stairs (on the right after the first set of doors) or the elevator (on the right through the second set of doors) to the lower level.

This event is presented by St. John’s Medical Center Words on Wellness, which is supported in part by the St. John’s Hospital Foundation.

For more information, please call St. John’s Wellness at 739-7399 or 739-7466.


Media Contact: Karen Connelly,, 307-739-7380


St. John's Health in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered clinical excellence and community wellness services through a full-service hospital, primary care and specialty physician practices, and a long-term care Living Center.


The mission of the St. John’s Hospital Foundation is to secure philanthropic support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St. John’s Medical Center, including patient-centered care, clinical excellence, and community wellness. For more information about the Foundation, please contact John Goettler at 307.739.7516 or