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Special Program Events

Wellness House also hosts Special Program Events each month, addressing key topics and providing unique opportunities. Join us to discuss hot topics and hear from featured guests.

  • 2022 Taste of Wellness House Nutrition Fair
    Join us for a week-long festival of activities! August 20 – August 26 Featuring local vendors, cooking demonstrations, and practical culinary workshops designed to educate and promote a whole food, plant-based, cancer-fighting diet.
  • Hot Topics in Breast Cancer
    Join us June 18 – 30 for Hot Topics in Breast Cancer. Learn about the latest in updates and treatment from top oncologists, surgeons and healthcare professionals in the Chicagoland area.
  • Meet Us in May
    All May, we’ve made it easy to explore what works for you. Whether you are new to Wellness House or are already familiar with us, we are offering a month-long series of programs to help you discover new ways to thrive during cancer.
  • Hot Topics in Colorectal Cancer
    Join us on Saturday, March 26 for Hot Topics in Colorectal Cancer. Learn about the latest in updates and treatment from top oncologists, surgeons and healthcare professionals in the Chicagoland area.
  • Kate Bowler – No Cure for Being Human
    Join us on April 14 for an insightful discussion with Kate Bowler, PhD, a New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, and a professor at Duke University. With a sudden stage IV colon cancer diagnosis at the age of 35, Kate Bowler was left asking the question, how do you move forward with a life you didn’t choose?
  • Jodi-Ann Burey – What I Learned from Talking to People of Color About Cancer
    Join us on Thursday, February 24 for a conversation with sought-after speaker and writer, Jodi-Ann Burey. Jodi-Ann works at the intersections of race, culture, and health equity on a mission to disrupt “business as usual” to achieve social change. She is the creator and host of Black Cancer, a podcast about the nuances of the lives of people of color told through their cancer journeys. Jodi-Ann holds a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Michigan. She prides herself on being a cool auntie, a twist-out queen, health advocate, adventurer and reluctant dog owner.