“Happy, Healthy Living: The Basics & Beyond” Alumni Panel

On February 10, three D-E alumni in the medical, health and nutrition professions were featured in this evening Road to Well-Being Speaker Series event centered on the topic of how to feel good both inside and out – tackling, in particular, just how stress and anxiety affect one’s skin, body, mind, and overall well-being.

The Feb. 10 evening Road to Well-Being Speaker Series event on "Happy, Healthy Living" featured (from left) Dr. Laurence M. Milgrim ‘81; Heidi Skolnik ’79, MS, CDN, DACSM; and Kimberly Agresta ‘81, MSW, LCSW.

The Feb. 10 evening Road to Well-Being Speaker Series event on “Happy, Healthy Living” featured (from left) Dr. Laurence M. Milgrim ‘81; Heidi Skolnik ’79, MS, CDN, DACSM; and Kimberly Agresta ‘81, MSW, LCSW.

About our Alumni Panelists:

Kimberly Agresta ‘81, MSW, LCSW

A co-founder of Women’s Wellness, Kim has been working in private practice for the past ten years, and has offices in both New York and New Jersey. She has worked in the mental health profession in various capacities for over 14 years. Her specialties include anxiety disorders, relationship counseling, women’s issues and family & group therapy. A member of the National Association of Social Workers in New York and New Jersey, Kim earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work at New York University. She is on the Postpartum Depression Task Force in New Jersey and is a member of Postpartum Resources of New York, Postpartum Support International and Women United in Philanthropy.

Dr. Laurence M. Milgrim ‘81 has been in private practice for over twenty years and specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, both reconstructive and cosmetic, and non-surgical rejuvenation of the aging face, namely rhinoplasty. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University and medical school at UMDNJ-Rutgers University, Dr. Milgrim is double board certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a course instructor at the Academy of Otolaryngology and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and has been a committee member of both. He has also been involved in the organization Face to Face, which gives complimentary help to those individuals who have suffered facial trauma or disfiguring facial problems and whom otherwise would not be able to get medical care. He completed his Internship and Residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

Heidi Skolnik ’79, MS, CDN, DACSM

Considered a thought leader in nutrition, Heidi has influenced millions through her media work, writing and thriving consulting business. Her company, Nutrition Conditioning, oversees the nutrition program at The Juilliard School and The School of American Ballet. Prior to that, Heidi served as the team nutritionist with the NY Knicks (7 years), the NY Giants (18 years) and the NY Mets (15 years). She continues to see clients one-to-one at The Women’s Sports Medicine Center at Hospital for Special Surgery and at her Englewood Cliffs office. Heidi, who has also authored three books, sits on the Board of The National Osteoporosis Foundation. Having earned two Masters degrees – one in exercise physiology, the other in nutrition – Heidi is now a Fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is also ACSM-certified as a Health Fitness Instructor.

Questions about the D-E Road to Well-Being Speaker Series can be Emailed to: silvek@d-e.org.


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