Spring 2004: Mini-Med II

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Spring 2004 Session: March 25 - May 13

March 25

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


Cardiac Bypass Surgery Done the Robotic Way
Ralph J. Damiano Jr., MD
John Schoenberg Professor
Chief of Cardiac Surgery,
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

A Hot Flash on Women's Health
Diane F. Merritt, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

April 8

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

April 15

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

April 21 (Wednesday)
and April 22 (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 29

New Treatments for Substance Abuse and Schizophrenia
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor and Chair,
Department of Psychiatry
Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Laura J. Bierut , MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

John W. Newcomer, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

May 6 (7-9:30 p.m.)

Physical Therapy: Mastering Movement
Susan S. Deusinger, PT, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Physical Therapy
Director, Program in Physical Therapy

Jennifer S. Stith, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Physical Therapy
Associate Director, Program in Physical Therapy

Laboratory: Tune-Ups for Improved Posture and Movement for Everyday Life

Taught by the faculty and doctoral students from the Program in Physical Therapy.

May 13

Behind the Bandages: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Keith E. Brandt, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery,
Program Director, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Graduation and Reception