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Instant Recess - Honoring Dr. Toni Yancey Nationwide

Instant Recess - Honoring Dr. Toni Yancey Nationwide

MD Anderson will join other institutions and organizations across the nation to honor Dr. Toni Yancey, founder of "Instant Recess®".  Please take 20 minutes out of your afternoon to enjoy a brief burst of fun, physical activity and to mingle with your colleagues and friends!


Instant Recess®

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

FCT3.4142 Room 4 / FCT3.4141 Room 5

3:00 – 3:05 pm

Opening remarks by Dr. Lorna McNeill (Associate Professor, HDR) and Bill Baun (Wellness Program Manager)

3:05 – 3:15 pm

Instant Recess Activity (10 minutes!)


About Dr. Yancey…

On April 23, our field lost a true leader. Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey died at the age of 55, following a year-long battle with lung cancer. Toni had a larger-than-life personality and made incredible contributions to public health. She worked tirelessly to change “norms” around physical activity by encouraging workplaces and schools to make brief activity breaks a routine part of the day. Toni was the founder of "Instant Recess®", a "MOVEment of ACTIVE-ists dedicated to making America healthier 10 minutes at a time."

Date: 5/7/13, 3pm to 3:15pm
Time: 5/7/13, 3pm to 3:15pm
Location: Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Room 4 (FCT3.4142)
Format: Community Event
Contact: Kamisha Escoto - (713) 745-3892 -
  Instant Recess Yancey Event.pdf (PDF, 125 KB)