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Spring 2002: Mini-Med II

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Spring 2002 Session: March 21 - May 16


March 21

Hearing Loss and the Cochlear Implant
J. Gail Neely, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology

Hog Heart Disease: How Animals Help with Human Health
Michael R. Talcott, DVM
Director, Veterinary Surgical Services,
Division of Comparative Medicine



March 28
No Class (Passover)



April 4

Sports Medicine: How to Treat Those Nagging Injuries
Rick W. Wright, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Team Physician for the St. Louis Rams,
Cardinals and Blues



April 10 (Wednesday)
and April 11 (Thursday)
Note: These sessions meet from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Both topics will be offered each night. Students will complete one of the topics on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

Adult CPR Certification AND
Physical Examination and Anatomy

Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD*
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Mini-Medical School
*Taught in conjunction with Washington University School of Medicine medical students and Department of Medicine residents.



April 18

Geriatrics: The Key to Successful Aging and the Fountain of Youth
David B. Carr, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director, Division of Geriatrics and
Gerontology


April 25

New Treatments for Mental Illness: Mood Disorders and Schizophrenia
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor and Chair,
Department of Psychiatry
Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Nuri B. Farber, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

John W. Newcomer, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry



May 2

Behind the Bandages: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
James B. Lowe III, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

When You Can't Speak or Sleep: Advances in Otolaryngology
James M. Hartman, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology



May 9

Women’s Health: New Treatment Options in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rebecca P. McAlister, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Advances in Urology from Male Impotence to Prostate Cancer
Arnold D. Bullock, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Division of Urologic Surgery


May 16

Robotic Cardiac Surgery: Human Skill Meets High-Tech Precision
Ralph J. Damiano Jr., MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Cardiac Surgery,
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Graduation and Reception