The SIU Educational talks at the James T. Dove Conference Center at 619 E. Mason Street, about a variety of subjects. Ranging from plastic surgery to prostate problems they are an informative and relaxed way to find out about many of the problems affecting people.
Memorial Medical Center to Hold Free Seminar on Osteoporosis
Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on osteoporosis and low bone mass at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.
The program, titled “Preventing Achy, Breaky Bones,” will feature Dr. Venkat Ganapathy, an orthopedic surgeon with SIU HealthCare, and Tonya Reddy, a nurse practitioner with Springfield Clinic. The seminar will be in 2A Theatre Classroom.
An estimated 54 million Americans are living with or are at risk for osteoporosis and low bone mass. The seminar will discuss what participants can do to decrease their risk of fractures.
Other topics will include risk factors associated with osteoporosis and how calcium, vitamin D and exercise affect the bones.
The Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation is at 228 W. Miller St., at the southeast corner of Rutledge and Miller streets. Free parking is available on the first and third levels of the parking garage south of the center at Rutledge and Carpenter streets. The garage entrance is off Klein Street.
To register, visit MemorialMedical.com or call (217) 788-3333.
MONDAY, OCT 26 - Noon
Black Stereotypes: From Slavery and Jim Crow to the Present
Lorena Johnson, MA, MPA, Program Director, Certified Public Manager Program of Illinois,
University of Illinois Springfield
- 1 pm Lunch: Asian cuisine from Arena Catering c/o Departments of Surgery and Psychiatry, Michael Neumeister, MD, and Stephen Soltys, MD, respectively
- Carbondale lunch c/o Department of Physiology, Buck Hales, PhD
- 3:30 pm ‘Who Cares, We Care’ session - Lessons learned from the Charleston, SC, church shooting Simmons Cancer Institute’s Robbins Woerner Conference Center, Room 1012 Videoconferenced to Lindegren 310. O
- pening remarks: Dean J. Kevin Dorsey, MD, PhD
- Moderator: Robette Dias, Executive Co-director, Crossroads Antiracism
TUESDAY, OCT 27 - Noon
Optimizing Health Care for the Sense Impaired Community
Sherie Trace, Student Work Experience Coordinator, Illinois School for the Deaf
- Pamela Walker, American Sign Language instructor, SIU Carbondale
Representative from the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind
- 1 pm Lunch: Gateway to India c/o Department of Pediatrics, Douglas Carlson, MD
- Carbondale lunch c/o Physician Assistant Program, Don Diemer, DHSc, PA-C
WEDNESDAY, OCT 28 - Noon
School of Medicine Military Veterans’ Perspective on Health Care
- Panel of SIU School of Medicine veterans
- 1 pm Lunch: U.S. cuisine from Arlington’s c/o Department of Internal Medicine, John Flack, MD
- Carbondale lunch c/o Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development, Kimberly Sanders, MPH, MBA, and Finance & Administration, Debra Quamen, CPA, MBA
THURSDAY, OCT 29 - Noon
The Homeless: Can You Tell Who They Are and Can You Really Help Them?
- Rod Lane, CEO & Exec. Director, Helping Hands of Springfield; Chair, Heartland Continuum of Care
- 1 pm Lunch: African American cuisine from Queen B’s Personal Catering c/o Department of Family and Community Medicine, Janet R. Albers, MD
- Carbondale lunch c/o MEDPREP Program, Anneke Metz, PhD
FRIDAY, OCT 30
Health Care Obstacles Faced by Transgender Individuals
- 1 pm Lunch: Mexican cuisine from Qdoba c/o Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ricardo Loret de Mola, MD
- Carbondale lunch c/o Department of Anatomy, Rich Clough, PhD, and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ramesh Gupta, PhD