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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.

 

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

 

Getting it Right Towards the End of Life: The Role of Palliative Care

Thursday, March 22 at 1 PM
Michigan Technological University, U. J. Noblet Forestry Building, Room G002
7th Avenue and Macinnes Drive, Houghton

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Join Dr. Mark Ensberg for an informative conversation about palliative care. You'll learn:

  • Palliative care is about life that is left, not the end of life
  • How the palliative care team-based approach can improve quality of life and relieves the suffering of those with serious illness, as well as their families
  • Everyone, even a relatively healthy person, has palliative care needs

Mark D. Ensberg, MD
Associate Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine 

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
UP Health System – Portage, Michigan Technological University, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

Getting it Right Towards the End of Life: The Role of Palliative Care

Thursday, March 22 at 7 PM
Northern Michigan University, Reynolds Recital Hall
Lee Hall Drive and 7th Street, Marquette

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Join Dr. Mark Ensberg for an informative conversation about palliative care. You'll learn:

  • Palliative care is about life that is left, not the end of life
  • How the palliative care team-based approach can improve quality of life and relieves the suffering of those with serious illness, as well as their families
  • Everyone, even a relatively healthy person, has palliative care needs 

Mark D. Ensberg, MD
Associate 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

 

Medications and You: Essentials of Appropriate Antibiotic Use

Wednesday, March 28 at 7 PM
Aquinas College, Performing Arts Center
1703 Robinson Road SE, Grand Rapids 

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Join Mitchell Sydloski, MD, and G. Robert DeYoung, PharmD, for an informative conversation about antibiotics. You'll learn about:

  • Best uses for antibiotics in an era of antibiotic resistance
  • How health care providers choose an antibiotic that is best for your condition
  • The likelihood of drug side-effects and the questions you should ask about your medications
  • The risks to individuals and society when antibiotics are overused

Mitchell Sydloski, MD
Physician, Mercy Health Saint Mary's
Clinical Instructor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine 

G. Robert DeYoung, PharmD, BCPS
Manager of Clinical Services, Mercy Health Saint Mary's Department of Pharmacy 

Your Health Lecture Series Sponsors
Mercy Health Saint Mary's, Aquinas College, 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

Toxic Stress and Resilience: Shifting the Balance Toward Wellness
Thursday, February 22 at 7 PM
Mott Community College

Getting it Right Towards the End of Life: The Role of Palliative Care
Thursday, March 22 at 1 PM
Michigan Technological University

Getting it Right Towards the End of Life: The Role of Palliative Care
Thursday, March 22 at 7 PM
Northern Michigan University

Medications and You: Essentials of Appropriate Antibiotic Use
Wednesday, March 28 at 7 PM
Aquinas College