Fabrizio Mancini Connects with US Surgeon General Regina Benjamin

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Dr. Fabrizio Mancini Connects with U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin at the World Fitness Convention Where She Promotes a Healthy and Fit Nation
Los Angeles — Among more than 5,000 influential health and fitness professionals, Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, president of Parker College of Chiropractic, recently attended the largest international fitness event in the world–the IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles, California, where Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, U.S. Surgeon General, and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa celebrated health and well-being. Supporting Dr. Benjamin’s vision for a healthy and fit nation, the event included a walk with several hundred participants including Dr. Mancini.

Fabrizio Mancini and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin
Dr. Fabrizio Mancini and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin
Following the walk, Dr. Benjamin presented her vision and plan to combat the alarming trend of obesity in America. Dr. Benjamin, in partnership with First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, has announced plans to help Americans lead healthier lives through better nutrition, regular physical activity, and by encouraging communities to support healthy choices.

“It’s so refreshing to have a Surgeon General that is truly dedicated to promoting health and well-being and not just the management of disease,” said Dr. Mancini.

Dr. Benjamin received the 2010 IDEA Leadership Award for her leadership in stressing the importance of having a healthy and fit nation.

During the convention, the IDEA Health & Fitness Association, the leading membership organization of health, wellness, and fitness professionals including personal trainers, group fitness instructors, fitness directors, and fitness business owners in more than 80 countries, launched IDEA FitnessConnect, a free fitness consumer advocacy website that provides access to certified fitness professionals.

About IDEA Health & Fitness Association IDEA Health & Fitness Association is the leading membership organization that provides health and fitness professionals the resources, support, and education to create a healthier planet. Peter and Kathie Davis co-founded IDEA in 1982 to foster professionalism in the health and fitness industry and help millions of people around the world live healthier, happier lives.

About Parker College of Chiropractic Located in Dallas, Parker College of Chiropractic is one of the country’s leading educators of healthcare professionals with an international student enrollment. Founded in 1982, this private, non-profit educational institution prepares men and women to become doctors of chiropractic. For additional information about Parker College of Chiropractic, visit the college’s website at www.parkercc.edu.

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