Welcome to the Spring 2013 semester of Community Medical School, a series of evening lectures where you’ll learn from the top faculty experts who teach and inspire the next generation of physicians and scientists at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Vermont’s academic medical center.
Each presentation reviews a current medical science topic in an easy-to-understand format, including informational handouts and a question-and-answer session following the lecture. Join us for a lecture this spring in UVM’s Carpenter Auditorium.
Classes are held Tuesday evenings* from 6:00 – 7:30 PM including a half-hour Q&A session at the Carpenter Auditorium at the UVM Given Medical Building. Plenty of parking is available. *Note there is a special Thursday presentation on April 25th.
- Tuesday, April 16
“Top of Mind: The Brain’s Frontal Lobes and their Role in Memory” – Deborah Black, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences
- Thursday, April 25
“The Coming Changes in Vermont’s Health Care Delivery System” – Governor Howard Dean, M.D.
- Tuesday, April 30
“Hot Off the Press: The Latest News in Menopause” – Zaher Merhi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services
- Tuesday, May 7
“My Regeneration: Using Stem Cells to Repair the Heart” – William Hopkins, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, and Jeffrey Spees, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Director, Stem Cell Core
- Tuesday, May 14
“Cancer and Exercise: Improving Physical Function and Cardiopulmonary Health During and After Treatment” – Kim Dittus, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Susan Lakoski, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Free parking is available onsite. Registration and additional information are available at 802-847-2886 or Community Medical School.
photo by Raj Chawla