Major Issues in America's Health6/5/10 - As part of Reunions Weekend 2010, major experts in health care presented important issues. The panel included Francis Collins (Col '70), William Corr (Col '70), Steve DeKosky, and Marge Sidebottom.
Sex Matters11/28/09 - On November 28, 2009, Dr. Anita Clayton
held a candid discussion about the similarities and differences between women and men in how they embrace their personal sexuality, including expectations and self-image. Clayton is the author of Satisfaction: Women, Sex, and the Quest for Intimacy.
U.Va.'s Commitment to Global Health: A Declaration of Interdependence 10/24/09 - Health transcends all geographic, cultural, religious and economic barriers and is perhaps one of our most universal and unassailable human values. Rebecca Dillingham, M.D., is an expert in tropical infectious diseases and a leader in UVa's pioneering TransUniversity Center for Global Health. On October 24, 2009, Dillingham presented an overview of UVA's pioneering role in making medical care available to the poorest of the poor across the world.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Current Challenges and Hope for the Future6/6/09 - School of Medicine Dean Steven DeKosky, M.D., presents an informative talk about the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease on the brain, its growing impact on our families and communities, and the progress being made in Alzheimer’s research at U.Va. and beyond. Dr. DeKosky is an internationally recognized leader in the field of Alzheimer’s disease research.
Creating a Healthy Work Environment6/6/09 - What can alumni who are leaders of organizations do to create healthy work environments? The hallmarks of a healthy work environment include skilled communication, true collaboration, and meaningful recognition. Dorrie Fontaine, Dean
of the School of Nursing, explores what a universal healthy work environment can be and how best to achieve it in the challenging workplaces of today.
Caring for Your Aging Parent— Always Concerned with Safety and Peace of Mind6/5/09 - Kathy Haugh, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, explores what is involved in creating a safe environment for older adults in their homes. She examines options family members could consider for a healthy and safe environment for their loved ones; resources available in the community to help meet the needs of older adults; how to advocate for older adults; and how to help older adults assess their own strengths and limitations.
The University: Leading the Way in Managing Financial Conflicts of Interest in Medicine and Scientific Research6/5/09 - What happens when health care and research are tainted by the financial conflicts of interest of physicians and researchers? The University has a longstanding history of commitment to adhering
to the highest ethical standards in ensuring objectivity in research and clinical care. Patricia Tereskerz of the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities discusses the
innovative ways U.Va. faculty are proposing to better manage such conflicts in the United States.
The Medical Center Hour: "If That Ever Happens to Me...": Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo1/28/09 - Lois L. Shepherd, J.D., explores ways in which the Terri Schiavo case continues to affect us all
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