Spring 2006: Mini-Med II

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Spring 2006 Session: March 23 - May 18


Stem Cell Research - Why Is This So Important?
Gerhard Bauer
Laboratory Director & Core Co-Directory, GMP Facility, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center

Maternal Birth Trauma: A View Beyond St. Louis
L. Lewis Wall, MD, D.PhiL.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Urogynocology & Pelvic Surgery
Associate Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology


Health Care Delivery: Past, Present and Future
Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD
Professor of Medicine
Professor of History in Arts & Sciences

Weight Loss Surgery: Pros and Cons
Valerie Halpin, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery


Human Hardware: Hip and Knee Replacement
Robert L. Barrack, MD
Charles and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Five Types of Breast Cancer
Alex Denes, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

APRIL 13 (No Class: Passover)

APRIL 19 (Wednesday)
and APRIL 20 (Thursday)

Adult CPR Certification and
Physical Examination and Anatomy

*Taught in conjunction with the School of Medicine medical students and Department of Medicine faculty and residents.


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

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

MAY 4 (7-9:30 pm)

Physical Therapy: Mastering Movement
Susan S. Deusinger, PT, PhD
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

PT Lab: Tune-ups for Imporved Posture and Movement for Everyday Life

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

MAY 11

An Evening on Mental Health: Depression
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry

Keith S. Garcia
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Forensic Psychiatry
Melissa A. Swallow, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

MAY 18

Behind the Bandages: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Keith E. Brandt, MD
William G. Hamm Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Graduation and Reception