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Spring 2008: Mini-Med II

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Spring 2008 Session: March 27 - May 15


MARCH 27

Human Hardware: Hip & Knee Replacement
Ryan M. Nunley, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Breast Cancer Update: Five Important Findings
Michael J. Naughton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology


APRIL3

It’s All in Your Head: New Treatment for Headaches
Sylvia Awadalla, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology

Forensic Psychiatry: Causes of Homicide
John S. Rabun, MD
Instructor in Clinical Psychiatry
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center


APRIL 10

Overview of Psychiatry: Myths and Realities
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor
Head, Department of Psychiatry

Keith S. Garcia, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Psychiatric Drugs
Eugene H. Rubin, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chair for Education


APRIL 17

Physical Therapy: Optimizing Movement Through the Ages      
Susan S. Deusinger, PT, PhD
Professor of Physical Therapy and Neurology
Director, Program in Physical Therapy

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

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


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


APRIL 23 (Wednesday)
APRIL 24 (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 Emergency Medicine in Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

  • Taught in conjunction with Washington University
  • School of Medicine medical students and Department of Medicine faculty and residents.

May 1

Lies, White Lies and Statistics: Tools for Evaluating Medical Literature
Jay F. Piccirillo, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology, Medicine and Occupational Therapy

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


MAY 8

Nuclear Medicine: Some Like it Hot
Bennett S. Greenspan, MD
Instructor in Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine

Akash Sharma, MD
Instructor in Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine

Insights into Obstetric Anesthesia
Thomas A. Davis, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology


MAY 15

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