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Spring 2013: Mini-Med I

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Spring 2013 Session: March 26 - May 14

Time: Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m.


March 26

Not Under the Knife: Transcatheter Heart
  Valve Replacement
Alan Zajarias, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

We Live in the Allergy Capital!
  Update on Allergy Treatment
James Wedner, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology Director, The Asthma and Allergy Center

April 2

Am I Losing My Memory? 
  An Update on Alzheimer’s Disease
John C. Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Foundation
Distinguished Professor of Neurology
Director, Center for Aging

Detecting and Treating Diabetes:
  The Silent Disease
Janet B. McGill, MD
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology
Research Director, Diabetes Clinical Training Ctr.

April 9

When the Heart Begins to Fail,
  A Primer on Heart Failure
Douglas L. Mann, MD
Lewin Chair and Chief, Cardiovascular Division
Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology
   and Physiology

Crooked Toes, Ankle Woes and Everything
  In Between
Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief of Service, Foot and Ankle

April 16

Health Care Reform and Its Impact on
  Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and
  Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Emergency Medicine:  The Real “ER”
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

April 23

Dentistry from Caries to Prosthodontics,
  a Critical Aspect of Medical Care
Mohammed Elsafi, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery Dentistry Section

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and
  Augmentative Communication Devices,
  a patient’s perspective
Jason S. Goldfeder, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

April 30

High-Tech Minimally Invasive Surgery
L. Michael Brunt, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery
  Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Suture Lab:  Surgery Techniques and
Laparoscopic Simulation

May 7

Stroking Out:  The Brain Under Attack
Allyson R. Zazulia, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology
BJC Stroke Team

Chicken Pox and Shingles:  The Dual
  Personalities of VZV
Steven J. Lawrence, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

May 14

Medical and Surgical Ethics:  Tough Issues
Ira J. Kodner, MD
Solon and Bettie Gershman Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Graduation and Reception