Mini-Med I | Mini-Med III

Mini-Med I

Fall 2002 Session: October 1 – November 19

October 1

Welcome to Medical Education for the Millennium 
William A. Peck, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean

Detecting and Treating Diabetes: The Silent Disease
Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD
Adolphus Busch Professor and Chairman,
Department of Medicine

October 8

Demystifying the Human Genome
Robert H. Waterston, MD, PhD
James S. McDonnell Professor of Genetics
Director, Genome Sequencing Center

Alzheimer’s Disease: New Hope for a Mind-Boggling Disease
John C. Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Professor of Neurology
Director, Center for Aging
Co-Director, Alzhemier Disease Research Center

October 15

Health Care Financing: Where Does the Money Come From?
Ronald G. Evens, MD
President, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Professor of Radiology

Infectious Diseases: The Never-Ending Story
William G. Powderly, MD
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

October 22

Emergency Medicine: The Real “ER
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

October 29 (7-9:30 p.m.)

High-tech Surgery Techniques
Nathaniel J. Soper, MD
Professor of Surgery
Head, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

November 5

Sick At Heart: Diagnosing and Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias
Alan C. Braverman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Director, Marfan Syndrome Clinic

When Joints Are Out of Play: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pediatric Scleroderma
Jonathan D. Gitlin, MD
Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics 
Director, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology

November 12

Melanoma: Advances in Treating Skin Cancer
Lynn A. Cornelius, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Dermatology

Christorpher J Hussussian, MD
Assistand Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

November 19

Medical Ethics: Tough Issues
Stephen S. Lefrak, MD
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean and Director, Humanities
Program in Medicine

Graduation and Reception

Mini-Med III

Fall 2002 Session: October 3 – November 21

October 3

i) Lupus
ii) Rheumatoid Arthritis

Richard D. Brasington, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director of Rheumatology

October 10

i) Leukemia
ii) Multiple Myeloma

Scot G. Hickman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Hematology and Oncology, 
St. Louis Veterans Administration Medical Center

October 17

i) Lung Transplant
ii) Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

Joel D. Cooper, MD
Evarts A. Graham Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

October 24

Cerebral Palsy
Janice E. Brunstrom, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Cell Biology
Director, Pediatric Neurology Cerebral Palsy Center

Cystic Fibrosis
Tom W. Ferkol Jr., MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center

October 31

i) Meingioma
ii) Arteriovenous Malformation

Ralph G. Dacey Jr., MD
Henry G. and Edith R. Schwartz Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery

November 7

i) Prematurity
ii) Birth Defects

F. Sessions Cole, MD
Park J. White MD Professor of Pediatrics
Vice-Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Newborn Medicine

November 14

High-Tech Therapies for Infertility
Randall R. Odem, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology

Susan Lazendorf, PhD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, IVF Laboratory

November 21 (7-9:30 PM)

Parkinson’s Disease
Joel S. Perlmutter, MD
Professor of Neurology, Radiology and Neurobiology,
Head of Movement Disorders

Advances in Neurological Rehabilitation
John W. McDonald III, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery,
Director, Spinal Cord Injury Clinic

Graduation and Reception