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Your Health Lecture Series

The Your Health Lecture Series is a collaborative community event sponsored by Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and its community partners throughout the state. 

See sidebar for upcoming lectures. All events are free and open to the public.

Questions? Call 616-234-2613.

 

Addiction, The Addict and the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, January 23 at 7 PM
Hope College, Graves Hall Winants Auditorium
263 College Avenue, Holland

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Join Dr. Talal Khan for an informative conversation about opioid addiction. You'll learn:
• Why addiction is considered a disease
• How to recognize the distress of an addict
• The magnitude of the opioid epidemic

Talal Khan, MD
Chief of Addiction Services, Psychiatrist, Addictionologist, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Holland Hospital, Hope College, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

Road Map to Better Health: An Introduction to Integrative Medicine

Wednesday, February 7 at 7 PM
Bay College, Student Center Conference Room 535
2001 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba

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Join Drs. Jessica Haloskie and Lisa Long for an informative conversation about integrative medicine. You'll learn:
• Ways to improve your overall health
• Current trends in health care and the burden of chronic disease
• How integrative medicine can be utilized for pain management

Jessica Haloskie, MD
Physician, UP Health System - Marquette

Lisa Long, MD
Physician, UP Health System - Marquette
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Bay College, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

Road Map to Better Health: An Introduction to Integrative Medicine

Thursday, February 8 at 7 PM
Northern Michigan University, Reynolds Recital Hall
Lee Hall Drive and 7th Street, Marquette

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Join Drs. Jessica Haloskie and Lisa Long for an informative conversation about integrative medicine. You'll learn:
• Ways to improve your overall health
• Current trends in health care and the burden of chronic disease
• How integrative medicine can be utilized for pain management

Jessica Haloskie, MD
Physician, UP Health System - Marquette

Lisa Long, MD
Physician, UP Health System - Marquette
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Northern Michigan University, UP Health System - Marquette, Superior Health Foundation, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

Opioid Addiction: Progress, Challenges & Opportunities to Create a Safer, Healthier Community

Monday, February 12 at 7 PM
Alma College, Swanson Academic Center, Room 113
614 W. Superior Street, Alma

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Join Dr. Cara Poland for an informative conversation about opioid addiction.
You’ll learn about:
• The current opioid epidemic from a national and local perspective
• How treatments work in a bio-psycho-social model of chronic disease care
• The importance of medications in addiction treatment
• Different types of care and ways to access care locally

Cara Poland, MD, MEd, FACP, FASAM
Physician, Spectrum Health Addiction Rehabilitation Program
Medical Director, Substance Use in Pregnancy Clinic
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Alma College, Saginaw Valley State University, MidMichigan Health & Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder: The New Developmental Melting Pot or Distinct Disorder?

Thursday, February 22 at 7 PM
Calvin College Chapel Sanctuary
1795 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids

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Join Dr. Erin Seif for an informative conversation about autism spectrum disorder (ASD). You’ll learn about:
• The prevalence of autism in the U.S.
• Diagnostic criteria, referrals and types of ASD evaluations
• Educational and health care services for individuals with ASD

Erin L. Seif, PhD
Licensed Psychologist, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Calvin College, Spectrum Health, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

Toxic Stress and Resilience: Shifting the Balance Toward Wellness

Thursday, February 22 at 7 PM
Mott Community College, Event Center
1401 E. Court Street, Flint

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Join Dr. Lauren O'Connell for an informative conversation about toxic stress. You’ll learn about:
• The impact of adverse life experiences in childhood on our lifelong health
• How toxic stress changes our bodies
• Protective factors and how to build resilience in children and families

Lauren O'Connell, MD, MSc, FAAP
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician, Hurley Children's Center
Pediatric Health Services Researcher
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Mott Community College, Hurley Medical Center & Michigan State University College of Human Medicine