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Spring 2016: Mini-Med I

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Spring 2016 Session: March 22 - May 10

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



March 22

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 & Principal Investigator of the Charles F. and 
Joanne Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Emergency Medicine: Real Cases From the ER
Cynthia Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Mini-Medical School Course Director

March 29

Soup of Letters:
Viral Hepatitis from A to E
Mauricio Lisker-Melman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Director of Hepatology Program

Grey Anatomy: 
Imaging Techniques
Constantine A Raptis, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

April 5

Collapsed Lung!  How to Treat a Pneumothorax
Varun Puri, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Program Director, Cardiothoracic
Residency Program

The Secrets to Clear Skin: 
Acne Treatment for Teens and Adults
Laura Huff, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology

April 12

Health Care Reformed? 
A Look Back and An Update
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
Executive Vice President of BJC Healthcare

Not Just Your Grandpa’s Cancer Anymore:

the New Epidemic of HPV
Brian Nussenbaum, MD
Christy J. and Richard S. Hawes III Professor of
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs

April 19

From Aedes to Zika: the Resurgence of Mosquito-Borne Viruses in the Americas
Steven J. Lawrence, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Director of Emergency Response Training
Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense
and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research

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 26

When Kids Get Cancer - A Night of Pediatric 
Oncology, with patient presentation
Jeff J. Bednarski, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

May 3 (7-9:30 p.m.)

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

Suture Lab: 
Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

May 10

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