Learn how your body works and how new medical breakthroughs may affect you with Health Education Seminars (formerly known as Mini Med School) taught by School of Medicine faculty experts. A background in math or science is not necessary.
There will be five events in the series, beginning with a presentation titled “From Genesis to 1846: The O’Regional Story of Anesthesia” Oct. 7. Mark Goldfinger, assistant professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine, will present.
Other events in the series are:
- Oct. 14—“The Team Physician: Updates And Medical Advances In Professional Football” by James Voos, associate professor of orthopaedics
- Oct. 21—“Painful Deformities of the Forefoot: Bunions and Toe Deformities: What Can Be Done to Help?” by Randy Marcus, the Charles H. Herndon Professor and Chair (emeritus) in orthopaedic surgery
- Oct. 28—“E-Cigarettes And Vaping: Facts And Fiction” by Erika Trapl, associate professor of population and quantitative health sciences
- Nov. 4: “The Microbiome Living In And On Our Bodies: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly” by Mahmound Ghannoum, professor of dermatology
Each event in the series will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Landmark Centre Building (25700 Science Park Dr.). The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program will offer the series.