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September 2007 Issue

Attendees participate in a series of hands-on activities, led by College of Medicine faculty.
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Mini Medical College Gives Public an Inside Look on Current Health Trends

By Jill Hafner
Published September 2007

College of Medicine faculty will share the latest trends in modern medicine and disease prevention during UC’s annual Mini Medical College—a four-week health series designed for the general public.

Mini Medical College will be held each Tuesday in October for a total of four classes. Each class, held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Medical Sciences Building, will include two lectures from College of Medicine faculty.

Students and lifelong learners of all ages are invited to attend. No medical or scientific background is needed.

The fee is $69 and includes all eight lectures, parking, a notebook of materials and information, a Mini Medical College T-shirt and a certificate of participation for those who attend all eight sessions.

For more information or to register, call (513) 556-6932 or visit

The 2007 schedule is as follows:

Oct. 2
Breathing While Asleep—What Can Go Wrong in the Night

Victoria Surdulescu, MD, assistant professor of medicine

Surface Anatomy—A Hands-On Experience
Bruce Giffin, PhD, field service professor of cell and cancer biology and body donation program director, and Andy Filak, MD, senior associate dean for academic affairs and professor of family medicine

Oct. 9
Maternal and Fetal Care

Arthur Evans, MD, professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Vivek Narendram, MD, associate professor of pediatrics

Oct. 16
How Cincinnati Cares for the Wounded Soldier

Jay Johannigman, MD, associate professor of surgery and chief of  trauma and critical care

From Cincinnati to the Moon to Mars—Surgery in Space
Timothy Broderick, MD, associate professor of surgery and biomedical engineering

Oct. 23
Revolutionizing Radiology
Mark Halsted, MD, associate professor of radiology

The Ear—Staying on Balance
Robert Keith, MD, professor of otolaryngology.

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