November 12, 2011
Hilton Baltimore Hotel
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m
This not-to-be-missed one day conference offers a unique day of learning about recent medical breakthroughs from renowned Johns Hopkins physicians and four Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty:
Alan Goldberg, Ph.D.
Environmental Health Sciences
Seminar Title: Staying Healthy in a Toxic Environment
Seminar Description: Toxicologist Dr. Alan Goldberg discloses the effects of chemicals that we meet every day in the environment and in our food, and offers guidelines to assess the risks and safety of chemicals as well as the consequences of commercial food production.
Sabra Klein, Ph.D.
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Seminar Title: Unique Immune Responses in Women
Seminar Description: There's far more to gender differences than communication styles. Listen as immunologist Dr. Sabra Klein reveals how a woman’s immune system differs from that of a man’s. Learn how women's immune responses protect us, but also may contribute to the development of autoimmune diseases and affect medical treatments.
Debra Roter, DrPH, M.P.H.
Health, Behavior and Society
Seminar Title: Changing the Script of Medical Visits – for the better
Seminar Description: Communications expert, Dr. Debra Roter talks about medical dialogue and its powerful effect on shaping the doctor-patient relationship and enhancing valued patient outcomes. Key communication strategies to optimize the communication of medical visits for ourselves, as well as family members, also will be discussed.
Kala Visvanathan, M.B.B.S., M.H.S.
Seminar Title: Top Ten Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer
Seminar Description: By 2012, cancer will overtake heart disease as the number one cause of death in the United States. Oncologist and epidemiologist Dr. Kala Visvanathan probes strategies to reduce one's risk of developing multiple cancers, including breast and ovarian during your lifetime.
Attend a plenary session, luncheon and select four out of 32 seminars of your choosing.
All Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health alumni who register from September 1 – November 10 receive a 10% discount off the regular registration price of $110.* Health Educators also can receive continuing education credit through the CHES.
*If registering online, simply select Johns Hopkins Medicine employee and note JHSPH and your graduation year (ex: JHSPH 1992) in the field “If you are a Johns Hopkins Medicine employee, please enter your badge number below.”
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