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Publish Date: 09/14/05
Media Contact: AHC Public Relations, (513) 558-4553
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UC College of Medicine Offers a Taste of Medical School to Public

Students and lifelong learners of all ages are invited to get a sample of medical school by attending the 2005 Mini Medical College, a four-week course conducted by University of Cincinnati College of Medicine faculty.

The course will explore new trends in modern medicine and disease prevention and how they affect personal health. No medical or scientific background is needed to attend. The cost is $69 and includes eight lectures, an education notebook, a T-shirt and certificate of participation.

All classes are held in the Vontz Center’s Rieveschl Auditorium on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. To register, call (513) 556-6932 or visit The schedule is as follows:

Oct. 11

“Forensic Psychiatry—Criminal Intent”

Presented by John Kennedy, MD, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, director of the COM Institute for Psychiatry and Law

“A to Z: Drugs of Abuse”

Presented by Jack Lipton, PhD, professor of psychiatry, director of the Division of Developmental Neuroscience


Oct. 18

“Sure Everyone Should Have Medical Coverage, But …”

Presented by Bob Graham, MD, professor and holder of the Robert and Myfanwy Smith chair in the Department of Family Medicine

“Monitoring the Brain: Who Will Wake Up?”

Presented by Lori Shutter, MD, professor of neurology and neurosurgery and medical director of the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital


Oct. 25

“Plastic Surgery—Extreme Makeover Edition”

Presented by Anureet Bajaj, MD, assistant professor of surgery

“Are the Eyes Really the Window of the Soul?”

Presented by Robert Osher, MD, professor of ophthalmology


Nov. 1

“HPV: A Link to Cervical Cancer”

Presented by Paula Hillard, MD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Pediatrics

“Parkinson’s Disease: An Overview”

Presented by Fredy Revilla, MD, assistant professor and head of the Department of Neurology’s Division of Movement Disorders

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