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Mini Med School

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison invites you to a series of Mini Med School sessions. Learn what you can do - and what we are discovering - to ensure better health for everybody.

 

The series will be led by our Mini Med School "deans":

2016 Mini Med School Dates

  • March 3: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia; To attend in person, return your response card by February 12. You can also register to view online.
  • June 2: Caring for Your Heart and Arteries
  • September 22: Innovations in Medicine

All programs will be held at the Health Sciences Learning Center from 6:30 to 8pm, with a reception from 8 to 9pm.

 

What is a Mini Med School?

  • A fast-paced evening showing the latest research in action
  • An interactive learning experience
  • This program will explore our current understanding of today’s compelling health issues and how the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is improving care - from diagnosis and treatment to prevention

  • An opportunity to ask questions
  • A celebration of hope for everybody

Who are the Mini Med School Teachers?

 

The UW School of Medicine and Public Health physician-researchers who are changing the way we care for ourselves. For the March 3, 2016, Mini Med School session, learn about health issues related to Alzheimer's disease and Dementia with:

  • Moderator: Sanjay Asthana, MD, Professor - Department of Medicine/Head of Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology; Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center; Director, Geriatrics Research Education and Clinic Center - Madison VA Hospital; Associate Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute.
  • Cynthia Carlsson, MD, Associate Professor - Department of Medicine/Division of Geriatrics
  • Sterling Johnson, PhD, Professor - Department of Medicine/Division of Geriatrics
  • Ozioma Okonkwo, PhD, Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine/Division of Geriatrics
  • Dave Gustafson, PhD, Director - UW Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies
  • Jane Mahoney, MD, Professor - Department of Medicine/Division of Geriatrics, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute
 

More Information

If you would like to attend a future Mini Med School, or if you have questions, please contact Missy Boyd at (608) 308-5345 or melissa.boyd@
supportuw.org

 

 


 

Mini Med School
Last updated: 12/17/2015
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