Past Lectures from the Medical Center Lecture Series

Lecture Series: Time to Take a Breath

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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Lecture Series: Colon Cancer Update

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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2020 Lecture Series Begins with a Focus on Vision

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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Lecture Series: The Risks and Benefits of Dietary Supplements

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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Lecture Series: Treating “Untreatable” Cancer with Uniquely Personalized Gene Therapy

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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