1. Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    Presented by:
    James M. Hughes, MD

    Professor, School of Medicine and Rollins School of
    Public Health, Emory University

    Vice-Chair, Institute of Medicine Forum on Microbial Threats
    Past President, Infectious Diseases Society of America

    Senior Advisor, Infectious Diseases, International
    Association of National Public Health Institutes

    Director, Emory Program in Global Infectious Diseases

    Executive Director, Southeastern Center for Emerging
    Biological Threats

    Emerging infectious diseases pose challenges for the
    medical and public health communities in the United
    States and around the world. Reviews of the historical
    experience indicate that no country is free of the risk
    of disease emergence. The presentation will review
    factors contributing to disease emergence, discuss
    some recent illustrative examples, describe challenges
    in zoonotic disease detection and response, and review
    current efforts to strengthen global capacity for early
    detection, response, and control of emerging diseases.

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  2. Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    Presented by
    Dr. David Felson

    Chief, Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center Grant
    Professor, Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University School of Medicine and School of Public Health
    Associate Director, Clinical Translational Science Award Training Program

    Dr. Felson’s research focuses on the understanding of how to prevent osteoarthritis and treat osteoarthritis. His interests include studying whether treatments for rheumatic diseases are effective and particularly in osteoarthritis, identifying biomechanical risk factors for disease and testing biomechanical treatments and characterizing MRI features of normal knees and knees with pain. Dr. Felson’s presentation will describe in detail what is osteoarthritis and how has the medical community’s conception of it changed in the last 10 years. He will outline the challenges for osteoarthritis treatment development and provide the likely opportunities that will change treatment of this disease in the coming future.

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  3. Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Presented by:
    Patricia Ganz, M.D.

    Distinguished University Professor
    UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Director
    Cancer Prevention & Control Research
    Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Dr. Ganz's presentation will describe the demographic, medical, and financial challenges facing the cancer care system today. She will go into depth on describing solutions to these issues as outlined by the 2013 Institute of Medicine report on this topic. Dr.Ganz will also cover the opportunities and challenges facing the ever-changing cancer care delivery systems in hospitals nationwide and how they can make a difference when delivering care.

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  4. Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    Presented by:
    Angela Diaz, MD, MPH

    Professor, Department of Pediatrics and
    Department of Preventive Medicine,
    Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York

    Dr. Diaz’s presentation will address social and
    behavioral factors that influence the health of
    adolescents, as well as some new or overlooked areas
    of research. Examples will include the maltreatment
    of children, the emerging public health problem of sex
    trafficking of minors in the US and groundbreaking
    research currently being conducted at the Mount Sinai
    Adolescent Health Center on Human Papilloma Virus
    (HPV) in adolescent girls. Please join us for what will
    surely be an interesting and informative evening.

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  5. Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Presented By:

    L. Stephen Coles, M.D., Ph.D., Director

    UCLA Molecular Biology Institute and
    Department of Developmental Biology
    Stanford University School of Medicine

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