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Spring 2014: Mini-Med I

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Spring 2014 Session: March 25 - May 13

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



March 25

Schizophrenia: The Facts and The Fiction
Deanna Barch, PhD
Gregory B. Couch Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology & Radiology
Director, Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders

Giving Up a Kidney: Renal Transplant and
Non-Direct Living Kidney Donation

Charles G. Rickert, MD, PhD Candidate
Washington University School of Medicine

April 1

Never Too Tiny For Surgery:
Neonatal Surgery

Brad W. Warner, MD
Jessie L. Ternberg, MD PhD Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Surgeon-in-Chief St Louis Children’s Hospital

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

April 8

Am I Losing My Memory?
A Primer on Alzheimer’s Disease

John C. Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Foundation
Distinguished Professor of Neurology
Director, Center for Aging

Pathology in the Era of Genomics
Erin Rubin, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology

April 15

Not All Red Eye is Pink Eye:
Five Important Causes of Red Eye

Carla J. Siegfried, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Climbing
Mt. Everest

Gosia Borchardt, CRNA
Certified Nurse Anesthetist, BJC

April 22

Sidelined! Injuries of Dancers and Musicians
Aaron M. Chamberlain, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Devyani M. Hunt, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of the Performing Arts Program

Keeping the Beat:
Restoring Rhythms of the Heart

Phillip S. Cuculich, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center

April 29

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

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

May 6

Danger in the Grass:
Tick-Borne Diseases in Missouri

Gary J. Weil, MD
Professor of Medicine,Division of Infectious Diseases

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

May 13

Medical and Surgical Ethics:
Tough Issues

Ira J. Kodner, MD
Professor Emeritus of Surgery, Division of General Surgery

Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Graduation and Reception