Best-selling author and television personality Dr. Mark Liponis will speak in the College of Saint Elizabeth Dolan Performance Hall, on April 9, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Liponis, who is the medical director of Canyon Ranch Health Resorts, will be speaking about ultralongevity, and he will explore ways to live a long life without illness, disability, or loss of function. Following his lecture, there will be book sales and signing. He is the author of UltraLongevity: the Seven-Step Program for a Younger, Healthier You, and UltraPrevention: The Six-Week Plan That Will Make You Healthy for Life. Tickets are $10 for the public and $2 for students with a valid student identification. Dr. Liponis’s appearance is in conjunction with the CSE Wellness Week, April 9, 2012, through April 14, 2012. For tickets, call 973-290-4378 or email Payment may be made by cash, or by check. Credit cards are not accepted.

Dr. Liponis is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and is board certified in internal medicine. After surviving a bout of kidney cancer, he developed a special interest in nutrition, preventive and integrative medicine. At Canyon Ranch, he has set up programs in optimal living, weight loss, smoking cessation, and stress management.

Canyon Ranch has been empowering people to live healthier, longer, more joyful lives through fitness, nutrition, stress-management and integrative wellness for more than 30 years.

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, N.J., the College of Saint Elizabeth enrolls more than 2,100 full- and part-time students in more than 25 undergraduate, 10 graduate and one doctoral degree programs. For information on other activities or programs, visit the College of Saint Elizabeth web site at