Past Speakers

2016-17 Series

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Dr. Keith English, MD 
Millions of Lives Saved: The Incredible Impact of Immunizations
Reynolds Recital Hall

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Joan Ilardo, PhD, LMSW
Making a difference: The pursuit of health and well-being in your community
Reynold's Recital Hall 

Thursday, November 10
Saleh Aldasouqi, MD
The Connection Between Diabetes and Obesity
Reynolds Recital Hall
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2015-16 Series

Thursday, March 17
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH

Healthy Communities Start with Healthy Kids
Reynolds Recital Hall

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Thursday, February 18
David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP​
Staying Healthy: Appropriate Health Screening for Adults
Reynolds Recital Hall
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2014-15 Series

Thursday, November 6
Julia Busik, PhD

Diabetes and Your Health
Location: 2904 West Science
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Joseph Carlson, PhD
Spartners for Heart Health: Promoting Nutrition and Physical Activity in Children
Reynolds Recital Hall

Thursday, March 12
Dean Sienko, MD
Encouraging Healthy Lifestyle Choices in Children
Reynolds Recital Hall
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2013-14 Series

Thursday, November 7
Keith English, MD
Pediatrics: What’s Making Our Kids Sick? What’s Making Them Healthy
Location: 2904 West Science
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Thursday, January 30
Greg Holzman, MD
Does Your Community Impact Your Health?
Reynolds Recital Hall
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Thursday, April 3 
Tim Collier, Ph.D.
Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease
Reynolds Recital Hall
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2012-13 Series

Thursday, March 14
Tom Tomlison
End of life - Who decides when you die?
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Thursday, Jan. 30
Dr. Gregory S.Holzman, M.D.
Does your community impact your health?
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Thursday, Jan. 24
Dr. Dean Sienko
Good Health - it's more than health care
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Thursday, Oct. 11
Dr. William Wadland
"Is It Just a Cough or Lung Disease?"
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2011-12 Series

Thursday, March 29
Dr. Michael Brown
"Stroke: Translating Research to Rural Emergency Care"
Video Presentation

Thursday, Feb. 9
Dr. Marc Basson
"What Should Be Done When The News Is There's No More That Can Be Done?"
Video Presentation

Thursday, Sept. 15
Dr. Elissa Ghezzi
"There Isn't Any Pain So There Isn't Any Problem ... and Other Myths about Aging Teeth"
The presentation explained how good oral hygiene increases in importance with age.
Video Presentation

2010-11 Series

Thursday, March 31
Dr. Kevin Foley
"The Senior Moment: Laugh or Worry?"
Video Presentation

Thursday, Feb. 3
Dr. John Risinger, Ph.D.
"Endometrial and Ovarian Cancer: Basic Facts and Research Priorities"
The presentation explained why one of these types of cancers is often detected early and the other one is not, thus increasing it's potential to be fatal.
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Thursday, Oct. 1
Dr. George Abela, M.D., M.Sc., M.B.A.
"How Heart Attacks and Strokes Occur"
Explained new research findings that point to cholesterol crystallization as having potential impact on causing heart attacks and strokes.
Video Presentation

2009-10 Series

Thursday, Oct. 1
Dr. Jack Lipton
“Parkinson's Disease: Origins, Consequences and Potential Therapeutics”
Explored the possible causes and potential future treatments associated with Parkinson's Disease.
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Thursday, Jan. 28
Dr. Barbara Luke, ScD, MPH
“Women, Obesity and the Therapeutic Effect of Diet”
Reviewed factors from one's past and present that can increase the chance of being obese, and the future health issues related to being overweight.
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Thursday, March 11
Dr. Gretchen Birbeck, MD, MPH
"What's Best for Your Brain: How to keep what you got"
Discussed exercises for the brain and steps that can be taken to prevent stroke, keep dementia at bay, stay sharp at any age and most effectively recover from stroke, physical or emotional trauma.
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Thursday, April 15
Dr. Nigel Paneth, MD, MPH
"Cerebral Palsy and Its Impact on Development"
Discussed cerebral palsy as a major disability affecting body movements that is usually caused by a brain injury early in a child’s development, but how it can also affect adults.
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