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Spring 2011: Mini-Med II

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Spring 2011 Session: March 24 - May 12th


March 24

Myths and Realities of Psychiatry:
Depression - Diagnosis and Treatment
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor of Psychiatry
Head, Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatric Drugs

Eugene H. Rubin, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chairman for Education, Department of
  Psychiatry

March 31

Obstetric Emergencies
George A. Macones, MD, MSCE
Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Chair
  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Human Hardware:

Hip & Knee Replacement
Ryan M. Nunley, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Joint Preservation and Replacement

April 7

Breast Cancer:  Cut Your Risk in Half
Graham A. Colditz, MD, MPH
Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery
Deputy Director, Institute of Public Health

Breast Cancer:  Diagnosis and Treatment,

  with patient presentation
Michael J. Naughton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

April 13 & 14

(Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Adult CPR Certification and Physical Examination and Anatomy Lab
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

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

April 21

Grey Anatomy:  Medical Imaging
and Radiation
Sanjeev Bhalla, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Chief, Thoracic Imaging
Co-Chief, Body Computed Tomography

Advances in Urology from Male Impotence to Prostate Cancer

Arnold D. Bullock, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery

April 28

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

Jennifer S. Stith, PhD, MS
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy & Neurology
Division Director for Education in Physical Therapy

PT Lab: Screening For and Improving Common Posture and Movement Faults

Taught by Physical Therapy faculty and doctoral students.

May 5

Dining In With a Trillion Friends:  Exploring Our Microbial Side
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD
Dr. Robert  J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Immunology
Director, Center for Genome Sciences

Demystifying Anesthesia

James J. Fehr, III, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

May 12

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