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Thomas Weida, MD*
Professor of Family and Community Medicine

6:30 p.m.
Opening Remarks
Sheila, Vrana, PhD*
Interim Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Interim Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Research
Associate Dean for Research
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

MARCH 10, 2015

6:30 p.m. (30 minute break mid-evening)
Tobacco and Health: The Penn State
Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Rebecca Bascom, MD, MPH*
Professor of Medicine

Joshua E. Muscat, PhD*
Professor of Public Health Sciences

Jonathan Foulds, PhD*
Professor of Public Health Sciences and Psychiatry

John P. Richie, Jr., PhD*
Professor of Public Health Sciences and Pharmacology

MARCH 17, 2015

6:30 p.m.
Imaging of Shoulder Pain
Don Flemming, MD*
Distinguished Professor of Radiology
and Orthopaedics
Vice-Chair for Education

7:30 p.m. Break

8:00 p.m.
What's New With Total Shoulder Arthroplasty?
April Armstrong, BSc(PT), MSc, MD, FRCSC*
Professor, Chief Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Associate CMO PSHMG Surgical Care
Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint Institute

MARCH 24, 2015

6:30 p.m.
Physician Communication
Paul Haidet, MD, MPH*
Professor of Medicine, Humanities and Public Health Sciences
Director of Medical Education

7:30 p.m. Break

8:00 p.m.
The Systems Sciences: 
A New Educational Paradigm 
Jed Gonzalo, MD, MSc* 
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Assistant Dean for Health Systems Education 

First-Year Medical Student Presenters:
Kelly McCullagh
Jackie Heath 

MARCH 31, 2015


6:30 p.m.
Blood Cholesterol:
How is it Regulated
and Why is it Important?

Robert Zelis, MD*
Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Cardiology)
Immediate Past Director of the Penn State
Heart and Vascular Institute Lipid Clinic
Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute

7:30 p.m. Break

8:00 p.m.
TAVR: Transcatheter
Aortic Valve Replacement

Mark Kozak, MD*
Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute

APRIL 7, 2015

6:30 p.m.

Surgical Management of Fecal Incontinence
Frances J. Puleo, MD* 
Assistant Professor of Surgery    

7:30 p.m. Break

8:00 p.m.
Surgical Management
of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Evangelos Messaris, MD, PhD, FACS*
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Colon and Rectal Residency Program Director
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery