Northumberland Hills Hospital Logo


Northumberland PACE speakers' series - 2018/2019 season

pace images

A collaborative between community health-care providers and local residents interested in learning more and promoting health and wellness, PACE (which stands for Personalized Assessment and Change Education) is a TED Talks-inspired speakers' series hosted (on a rotating basis) at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg and the Community Health Centres of Northumberland, in Port Hope.

Northumberland Hills Hospital, the Northumberland Family Health Team, the Community Health Centres of Northumberland, internal medicine specialists IMCare and local patients and caregivers are all represented on the 2018/19 planning table, as is the Interactive Media Development - Film and Television Production program at Loyalist College, which has partnered with the team to support audio and visual recording and distribution.

Talks are held monthly at 5:30 PM, September through June, on the third Wednesday of the month. One hour in total, each talk consists of a 30-minute presentation followed by a 20-minute, interactive question and answer speaker/audience discussion and a short moderator summary to conclude.

Seats are available free of charge, on a first-come, first reserved basis. Pre-registration is required, to manage room occupancy limits. For information on upcoming sessions, please see below! Questions? Contact Jennifer Gillard at 905-377-7757 or

2018/2019 PACE Events







Sept 19, 2018

The Use of Technology (Apps, Phones, Monitors) for Better Health

Dr. Mukesh Bhargava



​Read Summary

Oct 17, 2018

What to Consider When Preparing Food for Those Dealing With an Illness

Adam Hudson



​Watch Video (173MB)

Nov 21, 2018

How to Prepare for Your Trip to the Emergency Department

Dr. Peter Barnett



Read Summary

Watch Video (186MB)

Dec 19, 2018

Chronic Pain and the Symptom Cycle

Dr. Francesco Mule



Watch Video (269MB)

Jan 16, 2019

Science of Happiness

Dr. Mukesh Bhargava



Watch Video (293MB)

Feb 20, 2019

Ancient Wisdom with Today’s Food

Dr. Deepa Bhargava


  View Powerpoint (4MB)

Mar 20, 2019

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Finding Quality Health Information Online

Amanda Ross-White



Apr 17, 2019

Science of Mindfulness

Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix



May 22, 2019

Caring for your Skin

Dr. Anuja Sharma



More Background on PACE

NHH  CHCN  Loyalist College  NFHT  IMCare  Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation