Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D., will kick off the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series with important information in neurogenetics aimed at finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. His lecture will be live broadcast at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at https://oceanreef2021.hosted.events/Home Dr. Tanzi started the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund in 2004 with Co-Chairman Jeff Morby, Director Jacqui Morby…

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Please join us Tuesday, March 10, for an informative lecture on Congestive Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, simply known as COPD. The lecture, presented by Pulmonologist Dr. Atul Mehta of Cleveland, Ohio’s Cleveland Clinic, will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Cultural Center Theater. Dr. Mehta is the Clinic’s Past Vice Chairman of Pulmonary, Allergy and…

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Please join us Monday, Feb. 10, for a detailed and informative lecture about spine disorders and treatment by Dr. Ali Bydon, Clinical Director of the Spine Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The lecture will take place at 5 p.m. in the Cultural Center Theater. The title of Dr. Bydon’s lecture is “Neurosurgery, Degenerative…

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Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, for the next Medical Lecture in our seasonal series: “Colon Cancer Update: The Good News, the Better News and Some Cause for Concern.” The lecture will take place in the Cultural Center Theater. Speaker James Marion, M.D., Professor of Gastroenterology at New York’s Mount Sinai Medical…

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Please join us at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, in the Cultural Center Theater for a lecture presented by Jeffrey Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Ophthalmology Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University. Dr. Goldberg’s clinical efforts are concentrated on patients in need of medical or surgical intervention for glaucoma, cataract, and…

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Consumer confidence in dietary supplements remains strong according to reports published by the Council for Responsible Nutrition, a Washington based trade association representing dietary supplements, functional food manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. Labels on prescriptions warn us about basic drug interactions, for example: avoiding alcohol use or grapefruit juice-but how about the supplements we take? Do…

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Learn how modern medical technology is learning to treat “untreatable” cancer with personalized gene therapy at the next Medical Center Lecture Series presentation at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 12. This informative lecture, sponsored by the Medical Lecture Series and Healthnetwork Foundation, will be presented by Dr. Bruce Levine, Director of the University of Pennsylvania Abramson…

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Whether you’re a weekend warrior on the golf course or a professional athlete, everyone wants the ability to maintain an active lifestyle. Join us Tuesday, Feb. 19, when Cleveland’s University Hospitals Health Systems Dr. James Voos presents “The Masters Athlete: Emerging Sports Medicine Treatments to Maintain an Active Lifestyle.” Dr. Voos’ lecture, the latest in…

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Please join the Medical Center Foundation and the Healthnetwork Foundation in welcoming internationally renowned addiction expert Paul E. Keck Jr., M.D., who will host the next installment of this season’s Medical Center Lecture series on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Dr. Keck’s lecture will start at 5 p.m. at the Cultural Center Theatre. Dr. Keck is President…

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Baptist Health South Florida and the Ocean Reef Medical Center Foundation are pleased to present “Heart Talk,” the first installment in this season’s Medical Center Lecture Series, with Drs. Mario Pascual and Allan Stewart. The lecture will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, in the Cultural Center Theater. Mario Pascual, M.D., is Miami…

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