CINCINNATI—Professors in the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine will deliver a four-week public crash course on medicine and science during the eighth annual Mini Medical College, a health education series set to begin Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Mini Medical College will provide students and lifelong learners of all ages with the latest trends in modern medicine and disease prevention and how they affect personal health.
The series will be held each Tuesday in October for a total of four “classes.” Each class, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will include two lectures from distinguished faculty and practicing health providers from the UC College of Medicine.
No medical or scientific background is needed to attend. The cost is $69 and includes all eight lectures, parking, a manual of materials and information, a T-shirt and certificate of participation for those who attend all four evenings. All classes will be held in the Medical Sciences Building’s Kresge Auditorium, located at 231 Albert Sabin Way on the UC medical campus.
For more information or to register, call (513) 556-6932 or visit www.uc.edu/ace/minimed. The 2008 schedule is as follows:
Memory Problems in Older Adults: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders
Gregg Warshaw, MD, Martha Betty Semmons Professor of Geriatric Medicine and professor of family medicine
I Need Anesthesia for My Procedure—What Does That Mean?
Lesley Gilbertson, MD, associate professor of anesthesia
Simulation in Med Ed
Michael Sostok, MD, professor of medicine and assistant dean for medical education
Air Care: An ER in the Sky
Bill Hinckley, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine
What Everyone Needs to Know About Stroke and Why
Joseph Broderick, MD, chair and professor of neurology
The Exploding Field of Diabetes Care: New Developments and New Challenges
Barbara Ramlo-Halsted, MD, associate professor of medicine and director of the UC Diabetes Center
Global Health an Overview: Challenges and Opportunities in International Collaboration
Jonathan Castillo, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics
Surgical Weight Loss
Lisa Martin Hawver, MD, assistant professor of surgery.