Integrative Medicine & Well Being Component
Youth Exploring Science
Aric Wanagat supervises the Integrative Medicine & Well Being component and is the Manager of College and Career Readiness for the Community Science Department.
The Integrative Medicine and Well-being component focuses on health and wellness for families and individuals in the metropolitan community. YES Teens in this component are able to identify, understand, and practice various aspects of a physical exam, explore and examine the fundamentals of nutrition, develop workout circuits and spaces that meet general fitness needs, and analyze multiple systems of the body. Furthermore, YES Teens demonstrate their medical knowledge through multiple health expos and showcase events, and during the Brain Bee competition at Washington University.