Mini Medical School – Making Sense of Your Health – April 8, 15, 22 & 29

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host its annual four-session Mini Medical School, “Making Sense of Your Health: See More. Hear More. Do More.” in April on the UI campus.

Librarians¬†Kathy Skhal and Chris Childs will teach a session called “Your What Hurts?: Research Health Questions on the Web” at the Hardin Library on April 29th.¬†

The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences Simulation Center in the Information Commons will be featured in the April 29th program.

The sessions will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays April 8, 15, 22 and 29 in the Dr. Prem Sahai Auditorium in the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF). Map to MERF.

This year, Mini Medical School will focus on age-related changes in vision, hearing and mobility. UI researchers and clinicians will lead sessions on glaucoma, macular degeneration, hearing loss, aging and mobility, and osteroarthritis.

The Mini Medical School program is offered through the UI Carver College of Medicine in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, based in the UI Center on Aging.

Mini Medical School is designed for anyone who is interested in the scientific basis of health and disease. No science or medical educational background is needed to take part in the program.

This event is open to the public. Participation is limited to the first 250 registrants. A $5 fee for course materials will be collected during the first session. Registration is for all four of the Mini Medical School sessions.

For more information, visit http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/minimedicalschool or call toll free 877-MED-IOWA (877-633-4692).